What is Algal Reef
Algal reef has the nature of plants, formed by red algae, green algae and calcareous algae by cementation, calcification, and the deposition of calcium carbonate.

The importance of promoting conservation of algal reefs in Baosheng Community

Due to the destruction of Tai Tam power station, CPC pipeline laying and some large construction, the Millennium algal reefs area in Taoyuan County, significantly reduced as Taiwanese economy took off , from the original 5 km dropped to only 1.4 km. Highlight the urgency of the algal reefs conservation. On the present and past changes of Guanyin algal reefs, “Guanyin algal reefs pollution is not so serious but it wasn’t the impression in my Childhood that parents went to pick seaweed in leisure time and then took to feed the pigs, now it’s impossible, the algae only grew a little.... (2011.7.29)”, Director Liao Jing Zeng said with regret. Algal reefs now only remain 1.4 km, so we should value it, conserve it, algal reef is not common creature.” When a thing is scarce, it is precious.” It requires a long time to accumulate to form a large spectacular sight. Thus, its importance will also increase. Furthermore, algal reefs is a place where many small creatures in sea to rely on, if algal reef is destroyed, these creatures will lose an important place for them, and have a negative impact on them. That proves the importance of conservation. In order not to make the remaining algal reefs continue to disappear, Baosheng community will regularly go to beach cleaning, to clean up others left behind garbage and else, making the beach becomes more beautiful and algal reefs can be sustainably preserved.