Raja Ampat Coral Valuable Lesson – M.V cruise ship. Caledonian Sky which ran aground on the Dampier Strait on March 4, caused massive damage to coral reefs in Raja Ampat. Environmental activists say the Government must make this event a valuable lesson, and make various efforts to protect state assets in the form of invaluable natural wealth.
Damage to coral reefs in the waters of Raja Ampat is estimated to reach more than 1.8 hectares, due to the destruction of the M.V cruise ship. Caledonian Sky which ran aground in the Dampier Strait.
Further research and calculations are needed, to determine the steps that must be taken as an effort to restore damaged coral reefs. This is related to the damage to coral reefs that are included in the core zones of fisheries and tourism.