We work with communities and partners around the world to keep coral reefs healthy, so they can survive for generations to come.
Our work requires and is fueled by vibrant partnerships with scientists, local organizations, NGOs, governments, community members, and corporations.
We believe that key alliances, strong science, and community engagement are all essential to saving coral reefs.
Ocean Sewage Alliance
As founding members of the Ocean Sewage Alliance, we’re part of a collective of diverse organizations all working toward the same goal of reducing wastewater pollution in the world’s oceans and boosting the health and well-being of humans and nature.
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CORAL welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with businesses that help advance our mission to save coral reefs. Together with our partners, we are committed to creating mutually beneficial business relationships that help coral reefs, and the communities that depend upon them, thrive. Learn more about our Corporate Partners.
Celebrating the Success of Local Partners Who Overcame Challenges During COVID-19
Think back to 2020—hospital visits rose as COVID cases climbed, borders closed, businesses and schools shut down, and people panicked. The world we once knew spun upside down in a matter of days. And like so many, ocean conservation organizations, which depend highly on tourism revenue, suddenly faced unprecedented challenges as they worked to protect… Continue Reading →
Inside Our Alliance: Advocating for “Clean and Green” with Josie Maran
Infused with natural, sustainably-sourced ingredients, Josie Maran’s beauty products are designed to provide total care for your skin—while also giving back to our planet. Along with an “Earth-first” philosophy, recycling program, and ethical practices, the company is dedicated to saving some of the planet’s most valuable ecosystems: coral reefs. Last year Josie Maran teamed up… Continue Reading →
Thank You For Fighting Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease
Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), a new illness that kills the soft tissue of more than 25 coral species, has been wreaking havoc underwater in the Mesoamerican Reef region. To fight back, we are working with local partners to stop the spread and ultimately save our valuable coral reefs. SCTLD moves quickly and has… Continue Reading →
Latest Coral Snapshot Now One Click Away in the Cloud
Reef scientists across the Pacific have worked together to create a digital tool that uses machine learning and advanced analysis to rapidly extract and share data from images of coral reefs anywhere in the world. Launched on the eve of the Our Ocean Conference in Palau, ReefCloud is a user-friendly, open-access platform poised to revolutionize… Continue Reading →
Inside Our Alliance: “Standing up” for a Healthy Ocean with GILI Sports
GILI Sports offers an opportunity to experience the ocean from an entirely new perspective. The adventure sports company produces inflatable stand up paddle boards, while simultaneously raising awareness about ocean threats and investing in marine conservation projects. In 2020, GILI Sports partnered with CORAL and generously donated to our programs that focus on protecting coral… Continue Reading →
Inside Our Alliance: Serving the Local Community with Trudy Hilton
At just 31 years old, Trudy Hilton, a local from the island of Roatan, Honduras is determined to make a lasting impact in her community. She recently became Roatan’s new vice mayor and is focusing on improving the long-term sustainability of the island and its natural environments. We’re proud to call Hilton a local partner,… Continue Reading →
Inside Our Alliance: Giving Back With Pura Vida Bracelets
With thousands of rainbow bracelets at hand, California lifestyle company Pura Vida is giving back—both to local artisans and the ocean. They share our dedication to keep the planet thriving and are protecting one of its most valuable and vulnerable ecosystems: coral reefs. In 2019, Pura Vida partnered with CORAL, and to date, have graciously… Continue Reading →
Our 2022 Impact: Protecting Coral Reefs that Can Adapt to Climate Change
Could a map be used to estimate the likelihood that a coral reef can adapt to climate change? That’s one of the biggest questions driving our Global Conservation Science team these days. In collaboration with the Allen Coral Atlas (the Atlas), a global map and monitoring system for shallow water coral reefs, we are leading… Continue Reading →
Inside Our Alliance: Painting Utopian Reefscapes with Nikolina Kovalenko
Imagine a world full of healthy, colorful coral reefs. No pollution, no bleaching, no extraction…just reefs in their purest, cleanest, and most natural state. This is what artist Nikolina Kovalenko sees as she masterfully paints a euphoric underwater world of untouched corals in her latest series “Utopian Reefscapes,” on display at Caldwell Gallery Hudson in… Continue Reading →
Uniting A Global Coral Bleaching Response Network
Coral bleaching events make headlines every year. And each year, bleaching events have become more frequent and severe. Take Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, for example: In the last five years, the reef has been hit by three record-breaking coral bleaching events—one in 2016, one in 2017 and another in 2020. But the Allen Coral Atlas… Continue Reading →