World's largest coral garden to be built in UAE
The United Arab Emirates' Fujairah wants to cultivate the world's largest coral garden to encourage biodiversity, boost tourism and attract divers and nature enthusiasts.
The move was revealed by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Fujairah Centre for Adventures who signed a memorandum of understanding to build it.
The ministry will provide grown corals of various sizes and types. It will also provide technical support and logistics services to the onsite team.
Fujairah Centre for Adventures will determine the best geographical location for the garden. It will also ensure it is easily accessible, within a protected area, on rocky ground and at less than one nautical mile from the shore, the National reported.
The center will also monitor the development of the coral garden and the area’s biodiversity every three months.