Bonaire – Invasive Species

Pro-active Approach to Combat the Invasion of the Indo-Pacific Lionfish by the Bonaire National Marine Park   Location Bonaire, Leeward Antilles, Caribbean Sea The challenge The invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans and Pterois miles) was first...

Malaysia – Communication

Managing Communication to Mitigate Potential Damage of Coral Reef Bleaching Location Tioman Island, Malaysia The challenge Tioman Island, part of the Tioman archipelago, is located about 55 km off the east coast of the Malaysian Peninsula in the South China Sea. The...

Honduras – Invasive Species

Partnering to Manage Lionfish in the Bay Islands, Honduras Location Bay Islands, Honduras The challenge The Bay Islands of Honduras are comprised of three main islands with smaller cays surrounding them. Reef systems surround all of the Bay Islands, ranging from...

Kenya – Disturbance Response

Coral Bleaching Response and Monitoring in the Kiunga Marine National Reserve Location Kiunga, Kenya, Western Indian Ocean The challenge Kiunga Marine National Reserve (KMNR) is located at the northernmost stretch of the Kenyan coastline at the confluence of two major...

Tobago – Disturbance Response

A Bleaching Response Plan Leads to Increased Protection of Tobago’s Reefs Location Republic of Trinidad and Tobago The challenge Tobago represents the southern limit for reef building corals in the Caribbean. Two areas in Tobago are renowned for their coral reefs. The...

Florida – Disturbance Response

Disturbance Response and Monitoring Program in Action in the Florida Keys Location Florida Keys and southeast Florida mainland, USA The challenge The Florida Reef Resilience Program (FRRP) region includes the Dry Tortugas and Florida Keys, and extends up the southeast...
Understanding coral reef resilience in Tobago

Understanding coral reef resilience in Tobago

Jahson Berhane Alemu I (a participant in our 2010 Training of Trainers Workshop) and co-author Ysharda Clement recently published the paper “Mass Coral Bleaching in 2012 in the Southern Caribbean”. For 6 months, they monitored approximately 650 colonies (composed of...
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