CORAL Microgrants in 2003
$1,200 to help cover the cost of producing user fee dive tags for the Namena Marine Reserve (Fiji). All divers visiting the reserve are required to purchase an annual tag with proceeds going toward protection of Namena’s reef and a scholarship fund for village children.
$2,190 to Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation (Philippines) in support of the Coastal Resource Management - Resource Reference Project, which makes it possible to provide reference materials and books to coastal managers, stakeholders, and other individuals and institutions working on coastal and marine conservation in the Philippines.
$6,459 to support the placement and maintenance of mooring buoys to mark boundaries and prevent anchor damage in the Waitabu Marine Park (Fiji). The project was completed with the assistance of Resort Support, volunteers within the community of Waitabu, and the dive industry on the island of Taveuni.