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VIDEO: A coral reef champion heralds new life, opportunities

Updated: Sep 9, 2023


STORY NAME: A CORAL REEF CHAMPION HERALDS NEW LIFE, OPPORTUNITIES

LOCATION: KURUWITU VILLAGE, KENYA

DATE SHOT: 13/10/22

SOUND: NATURAL SOUND WITH ENGLISH SPEECH

DURATION: 3:30

SOURCE: BIRD STORY AGENCY

RESTRICTIONS: NONE

ASPECT RATIO: 16.9

ORIGINAL FRAME RATE: 24 fps (progressive).

INTRO: Fishers from Kilifi on the shores of the Indian Ocean have created the Kuruwitu Conservation & Welfare Association, an initiative they are using to conserve fish through the coral restoration with the long-term goal of restoring fish quantity in the ocean.

SHOTLIST


1. FISH SWIMMING AROUND RESTORED CORAL REEFS

2. VARIOUS OF CLEANING CORAL BED NURSERY UNDER THE OCEAN BED

3. KATANA CLEANING THE CORAL BED NURSERY

4. TOURIST: LOTTIE PROSSER, PLACING CORALS ON CONCRETE STRUCTURE DURING SNORKELLING

5. KATANA PLACING BACK THE CORALS ON THE BED


6. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): KATANA NGALA, CORAL RESTORATION TECHNICIAN, OCEAN ALIVE TRUST, SAYING:

"You have to look the coral, where the coral is growing, when there is coral in algae which can stop the coral to overgrow on the plug, you have to scratch it using the knife ."


7. SCRATCHING OFF ALGAE ON CORAL

8. FISH SWIMMING AROUND RESTORED CORAL REEFS


9. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): KATANA NGALA, CORAL RESTORATION TECHNICIAN, OCEAN ALIVE TRUST, SAYING:

" Climate change is affecting the coral reef because you know when it is warm in the sea, it affects coral because the coral starts to lose the cell, the tiny algae cell."


10. VARIOUS OF THE BEACH

11. KATANA WALKING TO THE RESTORATION CENTRE

12. VARIOUS OF NURSERY CORALS

13. VARIOUS OF CORALS ON NURSERY CORAL BED

14. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): KATANA NGALA, CORAL RESTORATION TECHNICIAN, OCEAN ALIVE TRUST, SAYING:

" After nursering the coral of the coral bed then the main work you have to do, the day you’re going to nurse it, you have to leave it there for about one to two weeks so that the coral sticks very well on the plug."


15. CONCRETE MIXING

16. VARIOUS OF CONCRETE BRICKS NURSERY STRUCTURES WITH CORAL

17. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): KATANA NGALA, CORAL RESTORATION TECHNICIAN, OCEAN ALIVE TRUST, SAYING:

" The day that we are going to do our planting on this structure, then more fish are being attracted. "


18. FISH SWIMMING

19. KATANA WALKING WITH OTHER FISHERMEN TO THE OCEAN

20. TOURIST: LOTTIE PROSSER & KATANA PLACING CORALS ON CONCRETE STRUCTURE DURING SNORKELLING

21. SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH): KATANA NGALA, CORAL RESTORATION TECHNICIAN, OCEAN ALIVE TRUST, SAYING:

"Since I practiced to do the coral reef restoration in the ocean, I as myself can say fish has increased."


22. FISH SWIMMING AROUND RESTORED CORAL REEFS

23. BEACH SHORE



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