Wounded warriors are helping to replant endangered staghorn coral off a beach in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The expedition was led by Nova Southeastern University’s reef restoration program, and organized by South Florida-based DiveBar, a dive group for lawyers, and Diveheart, a global organization that assists disabled divers. The outing was part of a new program, Restore Our Oceans Together (ROOT), aimed at drawing attention to the region’s ailing reefs by providing new caretakers: wounded vets.
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Watch the Restore Our Oceans Together (ROOT) video (Youtube).
Video: (WSVN TV7 South Florida) Wounded Warriors Underwater Tending to Coral Reef