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

Featured Profile

Meet Heather Starck

Get to know CORAL’s new executive director and learn why she is determined to save the world’s coral reefs.

2023 Year in Review, Ocean-Style

As we welcome in 2024 and anticipate the exciting developments ahead, let’s pause to reflect on the impact we made together in 2023. It was a year filled with significant achievements, insightful articles, and some fantastic new faces joining our team. We invite you to join us in revisiting the standout moments that made 2023… Continue Reading →

Protecting Molokai’s Coral Reefs with the Restoration of Ancient Hawaiian Fish Ponds

A Vital Mission for a Sustainable Future In the crystal clear waters surrounding Molokai, the legacy of Ka Honua Momona (KHM) spans generations, rooted in the island’s rich heritage. Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) and Ka Honua Momona have recently joined hands in a shared commitment to preserving Hawaii’s precious coastal ecosystems. Their partnership aims to… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Dive into #GivingTuesday with CORAL

Join us in celebrating #GivingTuesday, a day of global giving! For nearly 30 years, we’ve been at the forefront of responding to critical events like this summer’s coral bleaching, building hope and resilience for our world’s coral reefs. Your support is crucial in safeguarding these underwater treasures.  So how can you get involved this GivingTuesday?… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Holiday Shopping Guide for a Greener Tomorrow

As the holiday season approaches, the spirit of giving intertwines with the growing global consciousness towards sustainability. This year, let’s make our gift choices resonate beyond the moment of unwrapping. Embracing eco-friendly alternatives not only expresses thoughtfulness but also contributes to a healthier planet. In this guide to sustainable holiday shopping, we lay out a… Continue Reading →

“Climate REEFS” Initiative Launched to Advance Equitable Pathways to Climate Adaptation in Asia Pacific

(OAKLAND, CA – November 10, 2023) Today, a consortium of universities, development agencies, and NGOs announced the launch of Climate REEFS, a collaborative project to advance socially equitable climate change adaptation for coastal communities that depend on coral reef resources in Indonesia and the Philippines. Climate REEFS is a project under the UK-Canada Climate Adaptation… Continue Reading →

Donate
Close flyout widget area

Help save the world’s coral reefs