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Coral Reef Care

CRC

Oosterpark 26-2, 1092 AJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Region Active

Europe, Asia, Africa

Non-profit

Activity

Coral restoration, Marine conservation awareness and education, Marine pollution, Ghost fishing, Protection of marine life, Marine protected areas

Description

Coral Reef Care (CRC) focuses on the conservation and protection of marine ecosystems, in particular coral reefs, by initiating and organising reef conservation projects and creating public awareness on the importance of coral reefs. This involves, amongst others, the restoration of damaged reefs, removal of lost fishing nets on coral reefs, campaigns to reduce plastic waste, creation of artificial reefs, creation of No Take Zones and the protection of specific marine species. Taking the approach that effective conservation projects must involve local communities, they generate jobs for local communities in the conservation business.  One of Coral Reef Care’s main goals is to set up more MPAs (Marine Protected Areas). They have several projects in Asia and Africa, including in Bali, Indonesia, Maziwe Island in Tanzania, and Kinuni near Isipingo in Kenya.

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