CORAL Microgrants in Fiscal Year 2009-2010
$800 to Waihe'e Limu Restoration (Hawaii) to produce a video promoting the importance of re-instating traditional practices in reef management.
$1,124 to Save Honolua Coalition (Hawaii) to purchase water quality monitoring supplies.
$1,200 to EcoTube group (Hawaii) to launch a YouTube "Community Watchdog" channel and blog.
$1,200 to Maui Ocean Stewards (Hawaii) to employ local youth as underwater naturalists and to educate novice snorkelers.
$1,300 for a researcher (Hawaii) to purchase supplies to support community data collection.
$1,676 to Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (Hawaii) to purchase water quality testing supplies.
$1,750 to Amergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development (Belize) to fund airtime for two videos promoting sustainable development and mangrove reforestation.
$5,000 to Fundemar (Dominican Republic) to host a community workshop on the value of local protected areas, and to create, print, and distribute posters for further awareness.
$5,000 to Fundación Comunitaria Cozumel, IAP (Mexico) to fund production of education displays at a cruise terminal.
$5,000 to Misool Eco Resort (Indonesia and Fiji) to fund patrolling of the local marine protected area.
$9,000 to Fundación Comunitaria Cozumel, IAP (Mexico) to provide stipends for Coral Reef Leadership Network volunteers.