Heather Starck Joins CORAL as New Executive Director

It’s time to give a warm welcome to CORAL’s new Executive Director: Heather Starck. In addition to more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit conservation management, Starck brings both a background in marine biology and an incredible enthusiasm for CORAL’s mission to save the world’s coral reefs.  Prior to CORAL, Starck served as the… Continue Reading →

CORAL is Now a Fully Remote Workplace

From Oakland to Maui to Cozumel to Roatan, CORAL is truly spread throughout the world with staff that are working together to save coral reefs. We started a transition to a fully remote workplace in 2020, and since then CORAL has been able to utilize a wider pool of talented staff members and provide a… Continue Reading →

Coral Restoration Likely Won’t Be Enough to Save Coral Reefs. That’s Why We Focus on Reducing Marine Threats

Why don’t we focus on coral restoration? It’s a question we, at CORAL, have been asked time and time again.  We address overfishing, minimize water pollution, support local communities, monitor coral bleaching, and lead cutting-edge research on coral adaptation to climate change…but we don’t generally work on coral restoration projects. Our decision comes down to… Continue Reading →

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Announcement from Dr. Madhavi Colton

Dear CORAL Friends,  When I first started working at CORAL over 10 years ago, I knew immediately that it was an organization full of passion, dedication, and commitment. Throughout my time here, that initial impression has held steady: our staff works tirelessly every single day to support the local communities that depend on coral reefs,… Continue Reading →

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