By Madhavi Colton, Ph.D.; Helen Fox, Ph.D.; Lisa McManus, Ph.D.; and Malin Pinsky, Ph.D. The trends are clear: around the world, coral reefs are dying. Just a few weeks ago we learned that we lost 14% of the world’s coral reefs in just 10 years, and that the primary driver of this decline is climate… Continue Reading →
On October 5, 2021, the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) released its latest international report, detailing the status, trends, and predicted futures for the world’s coral reefs. After analyzing almost 2 million observations collected in 73 countries, one key message is abundantly clear—coral reefs are in trouble. Coral Reefs are Diminishing We’ve lost 14… Continue Reading →
We’re thrilled to announce that CORAL has been selected as an honoree for the 2021 Cades Foundation Nonprofit Leadership Award, part of the 20th annual Business Leadership Awards, for our work protecting coral reefs in Hawai’i. This award recognizes top nonprofit organizations that address and respond to important issues in the Hawai’i region. A celebration… Continue Reading →
The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is honored to join the Maui Nui Makai Network—a network of community groups from across Maui Nui that protect and care for marine and coastal ecosystems. The network was established in 2013 when community organizations decided they would be stronger working together than separately. Network members meet regularly to learn… Continue Reading →
While the coronavirus pandemic spread around the world, a destructive disease was also wreaking havoc underwater on coral reefs: stony coral tissue loss disease. This fast-spreading disease, which can rapidly kill huge swaths of coral if left untreated, was recently discovered in coral reefs off the coasts of Roatán, Guanaja, and Utila, three Caribbean islands… Continue Reading →
We’re pleased to welcome two new members to the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) Board of Directors: Lauretta Burke and María José González. We sat down with both of these inspiring conservationists to find out more about their goals for CORAL. Q: Why do you feel so passionately about protecting coral reefs and what keeps you… Continue Reading →
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