Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Mangroves for Fiji - Industry Leadership

Over the past three years we have said a lot about Da Shark and his operation in Fiji.

Industry leadership comes in many forms. Getting out ahead of the pack with smart ideas and front running initiatives are the hallmarks of leadership.

Beqa Adventure Divers are one of those companies where leadership comes naturally and today revealed their latest project in Fiji.

Carbon sequestering is a major issue facing the planet right now, and while multi national companies like GE are looking at high tech solutions, millions of years ago the planet came up with a few of her own. In the process provided shark nurseries, habitat, and a natural buffer against hurricanes.

The lowly Mangrove.

Easy to propagate, simple to plant, and the planets ultimate natural Carbon sequestering device.

This effort has our full support because it makes sense on many different levels. Mangrove habitat has been reduced worldwide to coastal development and aquaculture.

This initiative just might help stem the tide when the realization that Mangroves will provide a reduction in carbon footprints to commercial interests along with many other benefits ranging from fish stocks to coastal stabilization.

Starting with Fiji and a commercial shark diving company.


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