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Priyanka Rohera

Student, UNU-MERIT in Maastricht

Protecting our coral reefs

PRESENTED ON MAY 02, 2019
IN MAASTRICHT @ VOL 39

Growing up in Curacao, Priyanka Rohera has worked closely with the vibrant coral reefs surrounding the beautiful island. While her dives were once a great source of beauty and adventure, climate change has led to the destruction of the reefs she once loved.

In this presentation, Priyanka talks about her work as a restoration diver and the importance of nursery reefs in preserving our underwater habitats.

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