Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC) is planning to build a marine oceanarium in Dwarka, GEC has already sent a proposal to the Union ministry of environment and forests.
GEC Director says that although Gujarat has highest coastline in India of 1600 Km, Gujarati's are now aware about the underwater life forms.
Near Jamnagar, you can visit many small island and see wide range of sea creatures like whale sharks, sea turtles, birds, dolphins etc. There is also need to increase awareness about coral and why coral reef's are important. World wide coral reef's are under danger due to rapid industrialisation, pressure of human expansion and pollution.
Dwarka was choosen for this project as it is fetching maximum no. of tourists due to its name as renowned pilgrimage place.