Cornell researchers Professor Drew Harvell and Dr. Joleah Lamb study the links among marine health, seagrass health, and human health. Produced in 2017 for the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell University.
In order to safeguard the unique biodiversity of the Mergui Archipelago in southern Myanmar, we are examining the health of the coral reefs with a view to finding solutions that will ensure sustainable development in the region.
The Mergui Archipelago had been closed to foreingers for nearly 50 years. We've found that over the last few years, a lot of damage has occurred due to illegal fishing practices.