Nyoman Sugiarta…Where Is He Now?

Since winning the CORAL Conservation Prize a few months ago, Nyoman Sugiarta has been putting his prize money back into protecting his community’s coral reefs. Nyoman won $20,000 on September 20, 2014 as the first ever CORAL Conservation Prize winner. So what is he doing now? He recently quit his job as villa caretaker and… Continue Reading →

Sophia Anner, CORAL Intern

Making a Splash with Microgrants

By Sophia Anner, CORAL Intern and student at Albany High School As a student in the Environmental Design, Science, Engineering, and Technology (EDSET) program at Albany High School in Albany, California, I get to take courses with an emphasis on the environment, as well as intern with an environmental organization. I chose CORAL because I… Continue Reading →

David Packard Award Dinner

A Glittering Evening of Conservation

By Madhavi Colton, CORAL Lead Conservation Scientist I recently had the privilege of representing CORAL at the Monterey Bay Aquarium David Packard Award Dinner celebrating the Aquarium’s 30th anniversary. I was invited to attend by Bloomberg Philanthropies and was joined by CORAL Council member, Kris Billeter. The evening was beautiful and elegant, and full of… Continue Reading →

Honduras NGOs Unite!

Successful coral reef conservation begins with networks—not only networks of locally-managed marine protected areas, but also networks of people. That’s why we hosted a meeting on October 27 that brought together more than 13 organizations from Honduras. The day had one goal: to build alliances between a host of organizations that are all working toward… Continue Reading →

Get Featured in Our Annual Report!

It’s our 20th Anniversary and we want to hear from you—our donors, supporters, and followers. Why do you support CORAL? How have you seen the organization change over the years? What is your favorite memory of CORAL? Use the form below to send us your thoughts, memories, and support for a chance to be featured… Continue Reading →

coral reef at Palmyra Atoll

Effective Management for the Pacific Remote Islands

I was thrilled when I heard the news about President Obama creating the largest marine reserve in the world by expanding the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument (PRINMM). At CORAL, we work all over the world to create networks of marine protected areas. But with any marine protected area, successful management is always a… Continue Reading →

Indonesian Fisherman Becomes First Ever CORAL Conservation Prize Winner: Receives $20,000 to Support Future Work

For Immediate Release September 9, 2014   Nyoman Sugiarta, a fisherman from Bali, has been selected by the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) as the inaugural 2014 CORAL Conservation Prize winner. Sugiarta will receive $20,000 for his leadership and dedication protecting coral reefs, and will travel to the United States later this month to collect his… Continue Reading →

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