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Bringing Coral Reefs Back To Life | Dr. David Vaughan | TEDxBermuda

Dr. Vaughan takes us on a journey of exploration, fortunate mishaps and coral reproduction.

Dr. David E. Vaughan is an aquaculture researcher who has designed, built and operated many marine aquaculture projects, programs and businesses. He initiated the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution’s Aquaculture Division in 1991 and built the Aquaculture Development Park, and ACTED, the Aquaculture Center for Training, Education and Demonstration. Dr. Vaughan built and developed the Center for Marine Ornamental Research (CMOR), which is now incorporated as Oceans, Reefs and Aquariums Inc (ORA), which he was president of until 2001 . Dr. Vaughan is also the Executive Director of the Mote Tropical Research Lab in the Florida Keys and manager of the Coral Reef Restoration Program

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