Members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) and SCUBAnauts International joined forces with half-a-dozen scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory for a one-day, record-breaking mission on a Florida Keys reef. They planted 500 corals in a day. The number of corals planted marked the most-ever the groups have planted in a single day since they […]
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Fox News is airing the interview they did tomorrow and on July 4. We don’t have an air time so we’ll all have to keep an eye out!
Reef restoration with SCUBAnauts International and Mote Marine Lab Center for Tropical Research
We are getting our mission briefing from the Mote scientists at the amazing new Mote Laboratories on Summerland Key.
We are headed to Mote to participate in the reef restoration project with the SCUBAnauts International!
On Tuesday, June 27, members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International will join forces with scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory to plant 500 nursery grown corals near Looe Key. Members of the media are invited to join the trip, though there are only a LIMITED NUMBER of spaces available for media divers […]
Military vets who have lost one or more limbs in combat go around the world participating in challenging projects that have scientific components. They are in the Keys to help researchers engineer better prosthetic limbs for scuba divers. Stay tuned this week for The News-Press coverage.
GULF OF MEXICO — Mote Marine Laboratory joined forces Monday with members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International in an underwater mission to restore Florida’s reef. More than 50 divers planted some 250 fragments of staghorn coral in Mote’s special restoration site near Looe Key. This year marks the fourth year the […]