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September 2016  Our 2016 CORAL Conservation Prize WInner  l  It's Calendar Time!  l  Adaptation Challenge-Call for Proposals  l  Papahānaumokuākea-Now the World's Largest Marine Protected Area 


John B Rulmal Jr, our 2016 CORAL Conservation Prize Winner is from the Federated States of Micronesia.
Our 2016 CORAL Conservation Prize Winner

John B Rulmal Jr is passionate, driven and dedicated. He is one of the inspirational visionaries making remarkable advancements in reef conservation and management along with his community on the Ulithi Atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia. CORAL is pleased to honor Mr. Rulmal and his community and will present the $20,000 award later this month. We will share stories and photos from his visit to the Bay Area in the October E-Current. 


Our 2017 Calendar showcases beautiful coral reefs and fascinating marine life from around the world.
It's Calendar Time!

Our 2017 CORAL Calendar is coming soon! The CORAL Calendar is a celebration of your role in helping to protect coral reefs. Each month you will journey into the deep blue waters and discover a colorful array of corals, fish, crocodiles and more! Donate $50 or more today to receive your 2017 CORAL Calendar and be inspired by the beauty of coral reefs all year round. Donate Now


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Corals around the world face challenging conditions today and an uncertain future--can they adapt in time?
Adaptation Challenge-Call for Proposals

At the June International Coral Reef Symposium in Honolulu, Hawai‘i many speakers raised concerns about whether corals can adapt fast enough to keep up with current and future environmental change. The answer to this question is critically important for evaluating the merit of alternative conservation strategies. Together with a long-time CORAL supporter, we announced an Adaptation Challenge to help answer this question. Read More


Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument is home to a diversity of fish, corals, and other species. (Photo by NOAA)
Papahanaumokuakea-Now the World's Largest Marine Protected Area

Last week, President Obama expanded the Papahanaumokuakea National Monument protecting the Hawaiian islands, making this protected area larger than all US National Parks combined! The outer Hawaiian islands teem with life-diverse fish, sea turtles, healthy reef-building corals, colorful sponges, sharks, native Hawaiian monk seals and thousands of seabirds that nest on remote islands like Midway Atoll. Read More


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