Princess Basma: A Royal Guardian For Jordan's Reefs

A Royal Guardian For Jordan's Reefs

Among the advice a newly certified scuba diver may hear is this: don't dive the Red Sea first, unless you want to be disappointed with every other site. For diversity of coral life per square foot, no other place matches it. Preserving that supremacy, at least in the tiny chink of the sea that belongs to her native Jordan, is the goal of Princess Basma Bint Ali, a cousin of King Hussein's. Princess Basma, 28, is president of the Jordan Royal Ecological Diving Society, which works to protect the delicate undersea world in the Gulf of Aqaba off Jordan's 16 miles...

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