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Establishing a Legacy Site in French Polynesia

Uploaded to YouTube by: Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation
Date submitted to Unlisted Videos: 13 February 2017
Date uploaded/published to YouTube: 12 October 2012

Tags: marine biology, marine conservation, conservation, environment, scuba


The science team on the French Polynesia mission to the Society Islands sets up a Legacy site. Legacy sites are observational areas that can be compared over time. They provide incredible insight into the future of coral reefs, and their resiliency to ecological disturbances. For more on Legacy sites, go to http://www.sciencewithoutborders.org/the-legacy-site-what-will-the-future-tell/.