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Not Many People Know About This Artificial Reef In Florida… Or How It Went Horribly Wrong

With all of the shipwrecks to an underwater mausoleum (Neptune Memorial Reef), Florida has many artificial reefs that host ocean life and delight adventurous divers. Planned artificial reefs are extensively reviewed to judge their environmental impact before they ever hit the ocean floor, but that didn’t prevent this environmental disaster.


This video shows the long and difficult process of removing the tires:

Did you know about the Osborne Reef? What do you think about this story?

Victoria W
Victoria is a native Floridian and writer for OIYS. When she's not writing about Florida, you'll find her chasing after her two-year-old or making jewelry for her shop, The Gilded Gator.