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ECO Magazine Online Publication

“Education Through Exploration: SCUBAnauts Support Reef Restoration Project” By: Keith Kolasa, SCUBAnauts Science/ Education Outreach Coordinator SCUBAnauts International (SNI) was established to expand and promote STEM related opportunities for young and emerging explorers by directly engaging them in marine sciences through underwater exploration and research activities, such as special environmental and undersea conservation projects that […]

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Amazing Outplanting (Blog)

Zack M : SCUBAnaut – AAUS D-30 //2015 We worked with Dr. Vaughan of Mote Tropical Research Lab at Summerland Key and learned about the latest way to transplant and grow boulder/mountain corals. Overall it was a very interesting process and the science behind how quickly the corals were able to be grown was groundbreaking and essentially […]

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Summer Trip 2015 – Summary

July 17 – 25, 2015 18 youth members and 9 adult mentors of SCUBAnauts International (SNI) assisted coral restoration scientists from the Mote Tropical Research Laboratory in Summerland Key, FL. This trip encompassed major themes of (1) conducting youth lead research projects on the Looe Key SPA, (2) assisting Mote with their Acropora and Orbicella restoration efforts, and (3) […]

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Learning how to Transplant Coral at Mote Marine Laboratory – Summerland Key

Cole Kolasa Scubanaut – Senior First Class AAUS D-100 DAN Diving First Aid Pro Provider July 16, 2014 Many people take up jobs that require them to work with their hands, multi-task, and complete certain tasks while working to achieve some goal. Working with MOTE Marine laboratories in their coral nursery fits this description and […]

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