coral reef ecosystem

Ocean Education – Coral Reef Ecosystems

To the surprise of most people that live here, Hong Kong has a significant number of coral reefs in our coastal waters. In fact, with the increase in sea temperature (3 degrees over the last 15 years), our coral reefs are blossoming with life.

However,we have a few problems here also. This course is complimentary information to the practical coral exploration events run as part of our ocean education programs. In it you will discover where all the major reef systemsareand the types ofcorals to be found there. You will also learn how a coral reef ecosystem is tied in with our ocean lives, what are the threats toit survival and actions to take to conserve this amazing underwater ecosystem.