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Rip Curl School of Surf Partners With Ocean Gardener in Sanur Bali

Rip Curl, the Rip Curl School of Surf and the Prama Beach Hotel Sanur are proud to announce their support and collaboration with the NGO “Ocean Gardener”, with the installation of their first Coral Gardener nursery in front of the Rip Curl School of Surf – Sanur center at the Prama Sanur Beach Hotel as […]

Update: Coral Restoration, Bangka Island Sulawesi Indonesia

Coral Restoration Bangka Island It’s been nearly six months since we started collaborating with Ocean Gardener and Murex Dive Resorts on a coral identification and restoration project in Bangka Island Sulawesi. And we’re happy to report that coral fragments are growing nicely, and we’ve started transplanting corals to their final restoration site. If you’re interested […]

Learn About Coral Identification With the Ocean Gardener Coral Diver Course

Coral Identification Course If you’re interested to learn more about coral identification of species-rich Indo-Pacific corals you can now take a full three day, five dive Ocean Gardener Coral Diver, coral identification course with a trained Ocean Gardener instructors to become a certified coral diver! The course is broken down into five dives where you […]

Learn to Spot Six Types of Branching Coral

Six Types of Branching Coral One of the first steps to becoming a coral spotter is learning to recognize coral growth forms. An perhaps the most recognizable of them all is branching corals. But even within this recognizable group, there are many varieties of coral branches. In this article, we will show you how to spot […]

North Sulawesi Is Home To Some Of The Biggest Live Coral Colonies

North Sulawesi Coral Colonies We keep on going back and forward to North Sulawesi. Manado, Bunaken and Bangka,  enjoy a tremendous diversity of coral life. The more we go there, the more we learn about this place, and the more hooked we are on this place. It’s getting to the point that we definitely need […]

WHAT IS CORAL ?

Corals are animals. They are colonies of inter connected single independent polyps. Corals live in a symbiotic relationship with photosynthetic marine algae called Zooxanthellae, and need sunlight to survive. It’s because of this relationship that you can find corals in all the tropical oceans of the world, and why most corals live in the shallow […]