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Sand Falling from the sandstone antelope canyon
Silver trees
An Orca in the waters between Victoria Island and Washington State.
Summer Sunset in Nova Scotia
Pergola Sunrise in Pensacola
A break in the dense fog of Olympic NP
Sunrise on Grasslands Trail
A Wonderfully Eclectic Front Yard
A still deer in the wilderness of Olympic NP.
People protesting the President elect Trump.
Monument Valley
The coral tree crew
The First Swim
Mother's love
A Great Blue Heron holding onto an eel in Victoria, BC.
Early Morning Sunday Sunrise
The Traveler
Snow in September!!
Dew Drop Inn
Landing in the grass
Lazy Leopard in a Serengeti Tree
An owl in the setting Sun
Bridge over subtle water
14th Annual Photo Contest
The coral tree crew

This photo taken while I was working in Key Largo in the Coral Restoration Foundation nursery. They propagate staghorn coral that we outplanted onto the reef in an effort to mitigate some of the destruction that has taken place. I was there with Diving With a Purpose earning my Reef Restoration certification that will be put to use doing restoration work in St Croix, USVI. The Nature Conservancy runs a great program there and needs instructors to help teach volunteers how to restore our reefs. In terms of sustainable travel, it doesn't get any better than this for me. It combines teaching, my love of the ocean and diving with preventing the complete decimation of the reefs through developing practices that can be implemented globally.

TAGS: Conservation, Coral Reef, Florida, Ocean

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Janet Matthews.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Key Largo , Florida, United States of America