Reef Ecologic’s Whitsundays Tourism Recovery Project will lead in the design, creation and installation of underwater and inter-tidal interpretive art pieces across the Whitsunday region, coral restoration and educational activities. These projects are designed to support tourism in the region.
The project is a collaboration project between the National Center for Environmental Compliance (NCEC) and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). To meet the goals of Vision 2030 that pertain to the marine environment, the National Center for Environmental Compliance (NCEC) had been tasked with developing a nationwide Coastal and Marine Strategy that prioritizes actions to enable the sustainable development and management of the Kingdom’s coastal resources. The project designed by GAMEP to carry out the Status Quo
The project aims to collaborate with existing citizen science organisations utilising complementary reef monitoring projects (Eye on the Reef, Reef Check, Coral Watch) to expand our knowledge and share information regarding the health of the reef in the Townsville region including Magnetic and Palm Islands.
Whitsundays Reef Resilience Project
In December 2017, Reef Ecologic were instrumental in supporting the Reef Restoration Foundation in the establishment of the first coral nurseries on the Great Barrier Reef at Fitzroy Island, Cairns. In collaboration with a team of volunteers, local businesses, organisations and researchers established the first coral nursery on the Great Barrier Reef.