A Statement Of Grant Purpose

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Euna Kho, United States of America, Conservation of Species


Dive into the astounding natural wonder of the world’s largest, most complex, yet fragile ecosystem with Coral, an immersive virtual reality film set in The Great Barrier Reef. Explore 360 degrees around the most spectacular maritime scenery on earth and examine diverse marine life flourish the colorful coral reef ecosystem. Listen closely to an Aboriginal Australian woman announce an ancient proverb, “We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love…and then we return home." Delve into the devastating outcome of climate change, pollution and industrialization by virtually transporting through a montage of traffic jams, factories, and waste facilities. Water levels rise around and enclose us into submersion. Investigate the underwater graveyard; Bare reefs and not a fish in sight. Why are coral reefs so important? What is causing this damage? Is it too late? What can be done? Tune into scientists and researchers explain the past, current issues and what the future holds. Learn methods to conserve coral reef ecosystems through an immersive visual timeline. Looking forward in the future lies dead marine life. Physically looking back into the reef’s past, a beautiful stretch of coral reef with colorful biodiversity. Between these two extremes is the present time where the environment is
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