Context: Oceanopolis, the ocean discovery park in Brest, wished to hold an exhibition entitled "Chauds les coraux" in the framework of the International Year of the Reef. 10% of coral reefs have been destroyed and 40% are in great danger of extinction within decades.
Scope: the underwater photographs by Laurent Ballesta formed the basis for this educational exhibition. A 26-min TV film called "Le royaume du Nautile" was shot on the Lifou coral reefs in New Caledonia. 2 conferences for the general public were also held.