Sanctuary reefs are being bolstered by the efforts of some very special volunteers this summer. Divers with the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International joined scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory in July to help tend corals in an underwater nursery as part of an ongoing reef restoration effort. The Mote Marine Laboratory coral nursery […]
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U.S. military veterans in a support group called the Combat Wounded Veteran’s Challenge are taking part in outdoor challenges, such as coral transplants to save dying reefs. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
By Howard Altman | Tampa Tribune Shortly before 10 a.m., on the dock outside Mote Marine Laboratory, dozens of divers prepare for an underwater mission that will meld science with the triumph of the human spirit. As gear and food and ice are stowed aboard the small flotilla of waiting boats on a sweltering Monday […]
On January 21, 2013, a group of 14 Combat Wounded and Injured military veterans and their support staff embarked on a courageous and inspirational expedition to summit the highest mountain on the African Continent, Mount Kilimanjaro. Their objective: to find medical solutions to further improve the science impacting the advancement of their prosthetics, Post Traumatic […]
From the Bush Institute Website: “The 2013 W100K is pleased to highlight the significant contributions of organizations that support our nation’s heroes and their families while they are gone and when they return home. One of the 2013 Warrior Support organizations is the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge….” Read more here…http://www.bushcenter.org/blog/2013/05/30/combat-wounded-veteran-challenge
SCUBAnauts International (SNI) youth working together with Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge (CWVC) on MOTE Marine Laboratory coral restoration projects. SNI youth and CWVC groups helped MOTE make more than 600 new colonies over a two-day period, the largest propagation effort in the 5-year history of their project. This project was supported by the the tireless […]