Rotarians of the Freeport Club were yesterday admonished to be proactive in the fight to save the island's coral reefs by marine life enthusiast Gary Simmons.

Simmons was the guest speaker at the club's regular weekly meeting, where he explained that too many persons can see the problem and call it out, but not enough of them are offering solutions.

This, he said, is unacceptable and he offered a solution of his own, the introduction of electronic reefs, a marine ecosystem replenishing program which he said has proven successful in other parts of the world.

"The idea is to put in electric reefs, which will basically create habitat and replenish the fisheries throughout The Bahamas," which he said have been vastly depleted over the years by a number of things.

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