Coral reefs are sometimes called the rainforests of the sea. They are biologically rich and diverse.
But all over the tropical seas, coral reefs are under many pressures – from bad fishing practices to naturally occurring phenomena like the El Nino. Reefs are being damaged and destroyed faster than their natural recovery rate.
Unless a helping hand can be given, many coral reefs would soon be lost forever.
Giving Nature a helping hand is just what a Sri Lankan group of divers have been doing at the Rumassala coral reef on the island’s south coast.
Read the story on TVEAP website: Regeneration – a new chance for coral reefs?