In this video, we meet the two best friends who have joined forces to help save Hawaii’s coral reefs.
Carissa Cabrera is a marine educator based in Oahu, Hawaii. While on a dive with her friend Lauren Chamberlain, Cabera noticed a coral that was entangled by mono-filament, so the two worked together to untangle it.
According to a 2020 report from the World Wildlife Fund, at least 10 per cent of marine trash is from fishing waste. Cabrera says small-scale, sustainable fishing practices can help reduce the amount of fishing gear polluting the oceans.
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