Two students of UGM diving unit joined the Jamboree of Indonesian Students’ Diving Forum (FoPMI) VIII from 2-8 April 2017 at Universitas Pattimura in Ambon, Maluku.
Satrio Tunggul Satoto Jagad and Akmal Abdat for a week participated in the jamboree that raised the theme the Charms of Thousand Islands.
The event is an annual one held since 2009 by the students diving forum. This time as many as 56 students joined the event coming from a number of universities.
Jagad, one of the UGM students, said not only did he join the jamboree but also did rock transplantation, cleaning coral reefs, and waters restocking. “We did rock transplantation, cleaning coral reefs and restocking the waters around Pombo island,” he said on Thursday (13/4) at the campus of UGM.
All the participants also made a fun dive in four locations, the hotspring in Tulehu beach, the Hukurila cave in Hukurila beach, the Wayame Shipwreck in Wayame beach, and more spots in Morela beach.
“It was an extraordinary experience making the dive in many spots of excellence in Ambon,” he said.
Jagad said in the event he had the chance to enjoy the underwater beauty of Ambon island and join the coral reef conservation in that area.
“Through this jamboree we can get many experiences on underwater lives and diving skills, as well as establishing networking with other diver students from across Indonesia,” he said.