New and improved Network Forum

New and improved Network Forum

The Reef Resilience Network has launched a new and improved online discussion forum! Now part of the Reef Resilience website, this interactive online community is a place where coral reef managers and practitioners from around the world can connect and share with...

Hawaii – Fisheries Management

Monitoring Coral Reef Communities in Hawai‘i’s First Herbivore Protection Area Location North Kāʻanapali, West Maui, Hawai‘i The challenge In the summer of 2009, the state of Hawai‘i established Hawai‘i’s first MPA designed entirely to promote resilience, the Kahekili...

Invasive Lionfish in the Marketplace: Challenges and Opportunities

Since the 1980s, invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish have spread throughout the western Atlantic and Caribbean, threatening biodiversity and native reef fish, which are the livelihood of local cultures and economies. During the 66th annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean...

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...

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...
News round up

News round up

Read about a few new resources and articles for coral reef managers: New handbook for Caribbean coral reef managers New Coral Reef Watch products Lionfish hunters New comprehensive online database of MPAs in the Philippines Reef resilience in French...

Hawaii – Invasive Species

Building Reef Resilience Through Invasive Algae Removal and Urchin Biocontrol in Kāne‘ohe Bay Location Kāne‘ohe Bay, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i The challenge Kāne‘ohe Bay lies below the dramatic Ko‘olau mountain range on the windward side of O‘ahu. It is the largest sheltered...

Hawaii – Fisheries Management

Managing Fisheries for Reef Resilience: Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area Location North Kāʻanapali, West Maui, Hawai‘i The challenge Long term monitoring of coral reefs along the leeward coast of the Island of Maui began in 1999 by the State of Hawai‘i’s...
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