Credit: Shaun Wolfe / Ocean Image Bank
Blue starfish on hard coral at sunset in Indonesia
fish swim over a coral reef in Tahiti
fish swim around Daedalus reef in Egypt

We believe in
coral reefs.

Millions of people and species of wildlife depend on coral reefs. While climate change threatens their future, science shows that corals can adapt and survive if we keep them healthy.

Credit: Shaun Wolfe / Ocean Image Bank

Cutting-edge Science. Community Engagement.

For nearly 30 years, we have combined cutting-edge science and community engagement to reduce direct threats to reefs and to promote scalable and effective solutions for their protection.

Impact Globally, Regionally, & Locally

We employ a variety of conservation approaches and engage diverse communities around the world to save coral reefs.

Credit: Roatan Marine Park

It Can Happen

Coral reefs can adapt to climate change. If together we take the right actions, they can evolve and thrive for generations to come.

25%

of all marine life depends
on coral reefs

500M

people depend on coral reefs for food, income, and coastal protection

$375B

in services comes from coral reefs
each year

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