Corals are essential to the balance of the planet, but today they are threatened with extinction. Thanks to restoration efforts as well as the construction of unique artificial reefs, dedicated to the rehabilitation of coral reefs in damaged areas, we make possible the return of lost biodiversity in this environment.
The legal action is likely the first-ever lawsuit aimed at forcing wildlife protections under NOM-059, Mexico’s equivalent of the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The suit, filed in district court in La Paz, notes that Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) ignored scientific evidence demonstrating that hammerheads urgently need protection, as is already recognized internationally.
There is a recently developed term making its way into common use amongst the wider dive community, and that term is, citizen scientist. The science community is waking up to the fact that the common man and woman are valuable resources for acquiring many missing pieces in the jigsaw puzzle that is marine research, particularly for migratory species
DiVo is based in Australia. Its aim is to bring more recreational divers to active marine conservation and research participation.
DiVo also collaborates with marine conservation and research groups to originate projects where divers can participate hands-on in marine conservation and studies and have a dive with a difference to make a difference.