Pangkor Laut Resort plays host to institution of architects supporting reef rehabilitation initiatives
- Travel Daily News
Ten advanced divers from the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM), Reef Check Malaysia (RCM) and YTL Corporation descended beneath the waves in a collaborative effort to rehabilitate the coral reefs in the region around Pangkor Island, Malaysia. The placement of 20 cement blocks and subsequentcoral transplantation took place on Sunday, 17th November 2013 near Mentagor Island off Pangkor Island, Perak. Weighing approximately 120 kilograms each, these sturdy blocks were fabricated especially for this project and provided by YTL Cement.
Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh, an internationally renowned Malaysian actress and a native of Perak state, asserted that, "With nearly 95% of Malaysia's coral reefs currently threatened, it is very timely that YTL Corporation Berhad and their NGO Partner Reef Check Malaysia and Malaysia Institute of Architects (PAM) have come together to extend their reef rehabilitation programme to additional projects in Pangkor," she also asked that people join her in supporting these efforts and spreading much needed awareness....