This summer scientists, veterans, teenagers, and researchers joined forces to restore the Hope Reef off the coast of Looe Key, Florida. About 36 volunteers planted 500 corals in a single day, the most planted in one day since the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge, SCUBAnauts International, and Mote Marine Laboratory began working together in 2012. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our Sailing Challenge/Race to Havana is underway! Here’s our team on the news! More information on the race: St. Petersburg Yacht Club – St. Petersburg to Habana race information page TRACK THE RACE HERE!
CWVC participants are in the news all over the Keys! They are making a difference in the lives of wounded veterans, and for wounded reefs… Recently, members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International joined forces with scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory to plant nursery-grown corals near Looe Key. This event marked the […]
On Monday, July 18, members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International will join forces with scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory to plant nursery-grown corals near Looe Key. This event will mark the fifth year of a unique coral restoration partnership that enables citizen science volunteers to participate in cutting-edge marine habitat restoration… […]
Minor League Baseball teamed up with Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge to raise funds for our challenges!
Our 2015 cross mentoring challenge where we pair combat wounded and injured veterans with SCUBAnauts and give them a mission to accomplish. The first mission is to restore damaged coral reef under the guidance of MOTE Marine Laboratories. The second mission pairs one SCUBAnaut and one veteran in an underwater navigation course. Each pair must […]