Coral reef clean up campaign underway in Oman

Oman Sunday 11/November/2018 12:27 PM
By: Times News Service
Coral reef clean up campaign underway in Oman

Muscat: A campaign to clean the coral reefs at beaches in Oman was organised over the weekend, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs has said.

The campaign "Sea Without Waste" was organised in Suwaiq and Khaboura by the ministry, with "active participation from various government and private agencies, diving teams, and volunteer teams," according to an official statement.
"The campaign aims at instilling a culture of sustainable environment by preserving the marine environment of the wildlife, and spreading environmental awareness among society and involving them in the national plan to reduce damage to the marine environment,in cooperation with various institutions and civil society organisations," the ministry added.