Tabletop and brain corals.Photo by CORAL staff

CORAL in the News

CORAL’s global conservation work is regularly featured in the national and international news media. Read and listen to the latest here.

Coral bleaching is getting worse…but the biggest problem is pollution, The Guardian, 12/27/17

I have a lot of enemies’: the Honduran marine park rangers facing death threats, The Guardian, 12/27/17

How Coral Researchers are Coping with the Death of Reefs, The Atlantic, 11/21/17

Island Nations Fear ‘Apocalyptic’ Storms Will Overwhelm Them, VOA News, 11/7/17

‘Apocalyptic’ Storms Threaten to Overwhelm Small Island States: Leaders, Reuters, 11/7/17

Hope for Bleaching Corals in Honduras, Huffington Post, 10/31/17

U.S. Engagement in the Pacific, U.S. Department of State, 09/06/17

Former Miss Hibiscus Joins Our Ocean Team, Fiji Sun, 6/1/17

Help These Little-Known Projects Do Big Things On Earth Day, GlobalGiving, 4/14/17

More Sad Pictures of the Great Barrier ReefNewsTalk 610 CKTB, 4/10/17

50 Reefs Initiative is Good News for Coral Reefs, Huffington Post, 03/05/17

Upstream Solution is Key to Saving Reef, The Maui News, 3/1/17

Great Barrier Reef Coral Disaster, NewsTalk 610 CKTB, 11/30/16

Coral Reefs: Living and Dying in an Era of Climate Change, Huffington Post, 10/16/16

Intentan prohibir que los turistas naden con delfines en Hawái, New York Times, 9/6/16

Federal Officials Want to Ban Swimming With Dolphins in Hawaii, New Yort Times, 8/25/16

Tour operator opinions vary on proposed rule that would limit swimming with dolphins, West Hawaii Today, 8/25/16

‘Voices from Coastal Communities’ – Photo Exhibition on East Bali Marine Conservation,  Bali Discovery, 7/10/16

World Oceans Day Celebrated in South Kohala, Hawai’i Tribune Herald, 6/9/16

Maui ‘Ground Zero’ in Coral Reef Studies, Maui Now, 6/22/16

The Trip of a Lifetime, The Malibu Times, 6/8/16

Coral Reef Tourism in Danger as Reefs Struggle to Adapt to Warming, Inter Press Service News Agency, 6/7/16

Westin Maui Wins Excellence in Sustainability Award, Maui Now, 4/19/16

Kubulau Community Thankful for Generosity, Fiji Sun, 4/5/16

Maui College Earth Day Community Event, April 20, Maui Now, 4/5/16

Assessing the Namena Marine Reserve off Fiji’s Vanua Levu, National Geographic Voices, 3/16/16

Puako eyes sewage treatment plant, West Hawai’i Today, 2/16/16

Major Milestone in Community Effort to Protect Hawaiʻi’s Puakō Reef From Further Pollution, Business Wire, 2/2/16

‘Global bleaching event’ threatens corals around the world, Public Radio International’s The World, 10/8/15

Kolikata Wins $20K, Fiji Times, 10/8/15

Options for healthier Puako reef spelled out, West Hawaii Today, 9/23/15

Blueprint for Oceans in Parrotfish Paradise, Huffington Post, 9/21/15

SLIM Reef-Friendly Shoreline Strategies Training, Maui Now, 9/15/15

Spratly Islands: Burying Coral Reefs Alive, Huffington Post, 8/27/15

Climate change threatens reefs’ ability to protect coastlines–study, ClimateWire, 7/23/15

Scientists find surprising climate change refuge for reef-building corals: beneath mangroves,, 6/16/15

Scaling Up Marine Conservation Initiatives in Honduras, Huffington Post, 6/4/15

Sorprendidos en Tela, Honduras, Revista Parques, 5/18/15 

Protecting our Coral Reefs, Mindanao Times, 5/14/15

Decline of Coral Reefs Poses Major Threat to Humans, Says Marine Biologist, Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/7/15

Photovoices: Empowering People Through Photographs, Bali Buzz, 4/29/15

The Greening of Maui’s Resorts, Ke Ola Magazine, April-May 2015 Issue, Page 21

Course to focus on protecting coral reefs, The Maui News, 3/23/15

Great Barrier Reef corals found to eat plastic trash, SciDevNet, 3/15/15

Saving Maui’s coral reefs–one watershed at a time, Lahaina News, 3/12/15

ReefQuest: A 16-year-old and his passion for the world’s reefs, Mashable, 3/8/15

Global coral reef project plunges into the Indian OceanSciDevNet, 2/23/15

So What Exactly Is the Coral Reef Alliance?, 2/5/15

Recovery of Maui colonies after coral bleaching a ‘mixed bag’, The Maui News, 1/31/15

Fiji Plays Leading Role in Global Fight to Save Sharks, The Fiji Times Online, 11/3/14

In Brief: Workshop, Guide Helps Hotels Protect ReefsWest Hawaii Today, 11/3/14

Indonesian Coral ReefsIndonesia News, 10/31/14

To the Rescue–a Profile of CORAL Field Manager Naneng Setiasih, Dive, September 2014

Stakeholders Discuss Spawning Methods, The Fiji Times, 10/17/14

Indonesia Wins Worldwide Recognition for its Coral Reef Management, ACN Newswire, 9/22/14

Indonesian Fisherman Becomes First Ever CORAL Conservation Prize Winner,, 9/8/14