[Coral-List] 100 Yards of Hope Documentary Premiere on April 27

Robin Garcia - NOAA Affiliate robin.garcia at noaa.gov
Mon Apr 19 22:50:09 UTC 2021

The world premiere of 100 Yards of Hope,a documentary about the unique
Super Bowl restoration of a football field-sized coral reef, will debut
during NFLDraft week in Cleveland, the host city of this year’s Draft.The
film features the work of FORCE BLUE, a team of retired Special
Operations military
divers dedicated to saving America’s only barrier coral reef. NFLGreen teamed
up with FORCE BLUE, scientists, natural resource managers and NFL partners
who came together to save a portion of the reef off the coast of Miami and lay
the groundwork for future coral restoration worldwide. The Greater
Cleveland Aquarium will host the world premiere virtually on Tuesday, April
27, 2021 at 10AM EDT.

Those who are interested in watching the world premiere can register to
receive the link to watch for free on the Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s
website at https://www.greaterclevelandaquarium.com/100-yards-of-hope/.

Students from the Cleveland area will be featured following the premiere as
they direct questions to marine scientist Dalton Hesley and former Navy
SEAL Steve “Gonzo” Gonzalez. Schools who register for the premiere will
also receive coral education learning links and the chance to win a Greater
Cleveland Aquarium virtual field trip for a future date.The National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef Conservation Program
(NOAA CRCP) worked with FORCE BLUE and provided funding for the creation of
the100 Yardsof Hope documentary to increase awareness of the threat to
coral reefs and this unique collaboration to address it.

*Robin Garcia*
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conserve, and restore coral reef resources by maintaining healthy ecosystem

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