Hear the discussion of the legal, social, ethical and scientific landscape of conservation genetics today. This symposium was live streamed as part of the Coral Restoration Consortium webinar series in conjunction with The Geomar Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and “The Future Ocean” cluster in Kiel.
Hear experts from the Global Coral Restoration Project provide an overview of coral restoration efforts around the world and discuss current obstacles and potential solutions. This seminar kicks off an in-person workshop designed to foster exchange between practitioners working in the fields of coral science, restoration, aquaculture and marine resource management.
A four-day writing workshop was held for Pacific Island coral reef managers from Hawaiʻi, who received mentorship to improve writing skills and finalize a journal publication for submission.
This month we’re highlighting recently developed case studies and webinars about coral reef and fisheries research and management strategies from the Western Indian Ocean (WIO). In showcasing management actions undertaken in the region, we hope to prompt ideas and inspire WIO managers and practitioners, as well as managers around the world. Happy reading and watching!
Reef Rescuers: Coral Gardening as an MPA Management Tool
At the Water’s Edge (AWE): Enhancing Coastal Resilience
The Nature Conservancy, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, and seven US coral reef jurisdictions completed a $10 million six-year partnership that supported the effective management and protection of 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 growing concern around coral reefs,” said Spalding.
Climate Change Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Guidance: Promoting Resilient Coastal and Marine Communities
The U.S.V.I. BleachWatch Program
The Nature Conservancy has partnered with Cuban conservation agencies for more than 20 years, providing trainings such as protected area management and planning, GPS and GIS, coral reef monitoring, climate adaptation, and sustainable tourism that otherwise would not be available.