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Column: Big Isle woman restores Fijian reefs by planting coral

  • Rob Kay
    Rob Kay
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                                Roberta Davis, who resides in Taveuni, Fiji’s Garden Island, has turned a coral planting project at Makaira Resort, the place she owns with her husband, John Llanis, into a tourism attraction. Above, coral is stung from buoys to withstand ocean surges.

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    Roberta Davis, who resides in Taveuni, Fiji’s Garden Island, has turned a coral planting project at Makaira Resort, the place she owns with her husband, John Llanis, into a tourism attraction. Above, coral is stung from buoys to withstand ocean surges.

The deteriorating state of Hawaii’s corals has been documented extensively. Whether it’s the return of the “blob” caused by temperature warming, tourists treading on coral or overfishing, our reef system is under stress. Read more

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