Tag: Funafuti

Coral Watch Report 10

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Summary Coral Monitoring: Start date 21st April 2015; Duration: 20 weeks Dredging: Start date 29th April 2015; Duration: 19 weeks The dials are status on 25th September 2015 with an average of 22.5 bleaching at Impact sites (24% on 8/9/15) and 17% bleaching (16% on 8/9/15) at Control sites Dredging Locations: Dredge worked off Fogafale…


Coral Watch Report 9

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Summary Coral Monitoring: Start date 21st April 2015; Duration: 20 weeks Dredging: Start date 29th April 2015; Duration: 19 weeks The dials are status on 8th September 2015 with an average of 24% bleaching at Impact sites and 16% bleaching at Control sites Dredging Locations: Dredge worked off Fogafale adjacent to:  Borrow Pit 2 –…


Tuvalu’s Islands in a Nutshell

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Tuvalu Atoll Formation It all begins, at least from the human perspective, with Darwin’s 1842 theory on atoll formation. Charles Darwin was the first to hypothesise (put up the idea for investigation) that atolls formed on the top of submerged volcanoes. Darwin envisaged that as volcanic activity ceased and the volcano slowly submerged into the…