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A team working on the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean found that invasive rats on the islands are a "big problem" for coral reefs. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
This research focuses on coral reef health in the South Pacific region, an area of high global coral diversity. Coral reef health surrounding two study sites in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, has been assessed in areas that have not been previously...
Villagers of the Tikina Korolevu-i-wai are lamenting the loss of their reef off the coast of the Sigatoka river mouth which was destroyed by a 120m long metal pipe in April.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Hawaii has committed to boosting coastal fisheries, and a new study identifies east Kauai as one of the highest-potential fisheries for population recovery.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
A recently published study, led by researchers at the University of Hawai"i at M"noa, identified areas in the Hawaiian Islands that would provide the greatest increase in coastal fishery stocks, if effectively managed.Click on the link below to read...
In a recent study, Stanford scientists and their colleagues used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system to modify genes in coral. Click on the link to read the full article.
This is the 1st announcement and call for papers for the 3rd Conference of the Pacific Islands Universities Research Network (PIURN), to be held at the University of French Polynesia from Monday, October 8th to Wednesday, October 10th 2018. Click on...
A team of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute scientists is currently researching coral reefs in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), the Pacific Oceanscape"s foundation site. The reefs here have bleached and died for almost a century but have...
One of the main challenges faced when implementing coral conservation activities is the financing of it...the International Coral Reef Initiative released a study of opportunities offered by innovative financing mechanisms for coral conservation....
Conservation starts at home and includes conserving energy and water as well as reducing the use of plastic bags and plastic utensils.Marine resources should also be protected.Click on the link below to read the full article.