THE TRIPLE PLANETARY CRISIS

From Vibrant Beauty to Dead Dust

On March 20th we make our first exploratory dive of Canal Copihue and come across the heartbreaking sight of the millions and millions of fragments of dead corals. The channel is shallow compared to the surrounding channels and it bottoms out at about 20 meters. In...

Investigating a Mass Mortality Event

Our mission here is to investigate a mass mortality event that occurred in Canal Copihue. An expedition to this area in 2006 (A) revealed a canal that was filled with live cold water calcifying hydrocorals called Errina antarctica. In 2013 (C) a similar expedition...