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March 2018

Coral Reef Restoration in Puerto Rico

Published: Mar 27, 2018   |   Author: Force Blue   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

By WFLA Tampa, FL
Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico. Coral reefs on the island were shattered by the storm. Force blue is a nonprofit made up of special operations combat veterans that use their diving skills to restore and preserve the oceans around the globe.

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These veterans have a mission: This time, it’s fighting for coral

Published: Mar 5, 2018   |   Author: Force Blue   |   Category: Press   |   No Comments

By NOAA
A team of military veterans is putting their hard-earned skills toward a different challenge: Restoring damaged corals in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Divers from Force Blue — in partnership with NOAA, Sea Ventures Incorporated, the Ocean Conservancy and many others — recently kicked off off a two-month mission to stabilize and perform emergency restoration on coral damaged off the coast of Puerto Rico during last year’s hurricanes.

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