Video: Red Sea Reefs from 2020 G20 Summit

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The recent G20 summit, held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, celebrated the Presidency’s second aim of “Safeguarding the Planet” with a documentary film about the Red Sea’s reefs shot by Sean Ruggeri and the team from OceanX. It was shot with a RED Digital Cinema Komodo, Laowa by Venus Optics 9mm T2.9 Cine and a Gates Underwater Products housing.

After 400 million years and several mass extinctions, coral reefs around the world are set to disappear in a matter of decades. But the coral reefs in the Red Sea live in hyper-warm and saline waters that are similar to what the rest of our #oceans could look like in just a few decades. What can we learn from them, and how can we apply that saving to #coralreefs worldwide? Created for the #G20 in Saudi Arabia, in service of the Presidency’s second aim of “Safeguarding the Planet..”