1) Reef Ball is giving a presentation to the Charlotte Harbor Research
Divers at 7:00 PM tonight at the Charlotte Research Complex in Punta
2) Biosub in Venezuela wants to work the Reef Balls for a project.
3) The Coastal Waters Project, an NGO with a Gulf of >Maine/Georges Bank
conservation and restoration focus. In collaboration>with the Nova
Scotia-based Canadian Ocean Habitat Protection Society
(COHPS), is are promoting designation of a transborder marine protected
area alongthe "Hague Line" border seperating US and Canadian portions of
the Georges Bank.
The proposed Gates of Atlantis International Park will combine a National
Monument designation on the US side of the Hague Line and a parallel
Canadian Marine Protected Area on their side of the Hague Line,designated
per the Canadian Oceans Act.
The International Park Plan includes a significant no-take area of more
than 500 square miles. They are interested in the application of Reef
Ball systems there, both to induce regrowth of Northern Coral in this
area, and to reduce damage to corals and other benthic habitats by mobile