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A case study from West Papua, Indonesia, reports that, since MPA establishment, the average increase in live coral cover is 12 percent across the MPAs. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
We use Modern PortfolioTheory to identify coral reef locations globally that, in the absence of other impacts, are likely to have a heightened chance of surviving projected climate changes relative to other reefs.  Click on the link below to...
Millions of pounds’ worth of funding to tackle global overfishing and protect coral reefs will be announced at a major conference in Indonesia this week.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
When it comes to corals, we often overlook their importance simply because they don’t seem as active or alive as the fish happily swimming around them. Click on the link below to read the full article, 
The Alliance will see the two organizations working together to deliver compelling, inspiring and educational content to drive engagement in conservation of the Great Barrier Reef. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The government has passed a law banning “reef-toxic” sunscreen from Jan 1, 2020. Anyone importing or selling banned sunscreen from that date faces a US$1,000 (3,300 baht) fine, while tourists who bring it into the country will have it confiscated....
Four Pacific coral reef World Heritage sites have been selected for a four-year, USD$9 million project that will build climate resilience leadership - Rock Islands Southern Lagoon (Palau), Lagoons of New Caledonia (...
The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) is in a naturally ironpoor region in the equatorial central Pacific. The main introduction of iron to this environment is from maritime debris, especially shipwrecks and anchor gear, and is linked to...
An expedition in 2002 to the Phoenix Islands Protected Area in the Republic of Kiribati documented an extensive and delicate community of staghorn and tabular Acropora colonies... Full Pdf
Coral reef ecosystems are seriously threatened by changing conditions in the ocean. Although many factors are implicated, climate change has emerged as a dominant and rapidly growing threat. Developing a long-term strategic plan for the...