An innovative eco-project has just launched at Constance Halaveli, Maldives.
Our Reefscaping programme aims to stimulate the growth of coral in the lagoon around the resort, to help repair the damage caused by the Tsunami in 2004.
At the beginning of December, we launched a metal cage structure into the lagoon. Our team has removed healthy live coral from the reef, and transferred it to the cage which is held securely to the lagoon floor. The aim is to grow healthy coral that can then be replanted.
What happens next
Over the coming months our team will track progress of the coral’s growth. If successful, we will be able to increase the marine life in the lagoon.
We’ll be posting more photos of the coral as it grows, both on our Constance Facebook page and on this blog.
The 2004 Tsunami impacted greatly on the natural environment around the South East Asian region. The significant damage to local tourism in this region is widely known, and there was also a large amount of damage done the coral reefs.
By taking these steps, we hope to improve the condition of the reef for future generations.