Reef Resilience Indicators – Hawai‘i, 2016

Reef Resilience Indicators – Hawai‘i, 2016

During the IUCN World Conservation Congress, twenty-seven marine resource managers, scientists, and practitioners, representing nine countries, attended a half-day workshop to learn how to monitor coral reefs for resilience and use this information to guide...
Strategic Communications – American Samoa, 2016

Strategic Communications – American Samoa, 2016

A three-day workshop was held in partnership with NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program to help marine conservation and education professionals from eight agencies in American Samoa approach their work strategically. Participants learned key components of strategic...
Community-Based Management – Hawai‘i, 2015

Community-Based Management – Hawai‘i, 2015

Four participants from The Bahamas National Trust and the Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association visited Hawai‘i to learn about community-based management initiatives across the state, with emphasis on the State of Hawai‘i’s Makai Watch Program – an innovative...
Scientific Writing – Hawai‘i, 2015

Scientific Writing – Hawai‘i, 2015

A four-day writing workshop was held for Pacific Island coral reef managers from Hawaiʻi, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa who received mentorship from The Nature Conservancy’s former Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva and team of...
Strategic Communications – Hawai‘i, 2014

Strategic Communications – Hawai‘i, 2014

Fourteen practitioners from Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Yap participated in a training on communications, working with the media, and facilitation, focusing on the application to a current project. Read the...
Climate Adaptation – Guam, 2014

Climate Adaptation – Guam, 2014

Thirty managers participated in a workshop on the use of new tools that provide community members and stakeholders with an understanding of climate change and adaptation strategies. Caribbean managers provided feedback on modification of the tool for the Caribbean....
Coral Reef Resilience – USA, 2013

Coral Reef Resilience – USA, 2013

This learning exchange took place at the American Natural History Museum Island Resilience Symposium. The Reef Resilience Program sponsored and supported six presenters at the symposium. Image Credits:...
Managing for Resilience – Guadeloupe, 2011

Managing for Resilience – Guadeloupe, 2011

Part of the 4th International Tropical Marine Ecosystems Management Symposium (ITMEMS), this learning exchange included 58 individuals. The Reef Resilience Network participated as conference leaders and dedicated a day of the conference to resilience concepts, with...
Resilient MPA Networks – Canada, 2011

Resilient MPA Networks – Canada, 2011

This learning exchange consisted of two parts: A pre-International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) workshop with 24 participants that focused on solving problems around MPA network design and implementation and a half-day symposium with 120 attendees. This...
Pacific Training of Trainers – Palau, 2011

Pacific Training of Trainers – Palau, 2011

The second in a series of Training of Trainers (TOT) workshops included 17 managers from 12 countries and territories in the Western Pacific islands. This two-part course consisted of an intensive, four-month online course that was mentored by global and regional...
WE ARE 10!!!

WE ARE 10!!!

Can you believe it? A decade ago, TNC – with the support of partners AROUND THE WORLD– launched the Reef Resilience Network, creating what would grow to become a global network of resource managers sharing ideas, experiences, and expertise to effectively manage our...
It’s not loo late for coral reefs

It’s not loo late for coral reefs

In a new article published today in the world’s leading academic journal, Science, Mark Spalding, Senior Marine Scientist for The Nature Conservancy looks at the broad issues surrounding the current situation of coral reefs and highlights points of hope. “There is...
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