Corals at popular dive site in Mabul Island allegedly damaged by giant barge

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  • Friday, 25 Jun 2021

KOTA KINABALU: Conservationists expressed shock when corals at a popular dive site in Mabul Island were allegedly damaged by a giant barge on Friday morning (June 25).

Pictures circulated online showed extensive damage to hard coral colonies at Paradise One dive site when a heavily loaded barge allegedly arrived in Mabul waters the night before (June 24), carrying building materials for an infrastructure project on the island.

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