Captain Cook Cruises Launch Citizen Scientist Initiative

Scuba Diving Mag
Written by
Adrian Stacey
Published on
December 14, 2021

Captain Cook Cruises launch Citizen Scientist initiative

With the opening of Fiji’s borders today for quarantine free arrivals Captain Cook Cruises are expanding their conservation and education programs with the launch of their Citizen Science initiatives, expanded coral planting and the announcement of January’s guest expert onboard lecturer as Prof Kris Helgen, Chief Scientist and Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute.

With it’s team of Marine Biologists and Ocean Ambassador programs Captain Cook Cruises have been pioneering conservation and marine science activities and education in Fiji through their 3 – 11 night cruises on Reef Endeavour and Day Cruises to Tivua Island. The reopening of boarders gives new impetus to their programs.  Coral planting continues to grow at their private Tivua Island where passengers can take part in the ‘Buy a Coral Build a Reef’ program. Tivua is surrounded by 500 acres of coral reef.