As coral restoration programs are developed, a great deal of thought goes into site selection and design of nurseries and outplant sites to ensure success. Until this past summer, one of the considerations, “can our sites withstand a direct hit from a hurricane” has... Elizabeth McLeod, Climate Adaptation Scientist from The Nature Conservancy, shares the latest scientific guidance to help managers determine social and ecological vulnerabilities to climate change and other stressors. In addition, Dareece Chuc, Environmental Education... Chloe Harvey describes Green Fins, a public-private partnership developed by UN Environment and The Reef-World Foundation that leads to sustainable marine tourism practices in the SCUBA diving and snorkeling sector. This webinar provides information on the Green Fins... Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP), established in 1992 as the first private, marine sanctuary in the world, and the first Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Tanzania, has created a model of financially, ecologically and socially sustainable MPA management. Kevin MacDonald... Presenters discuss a project which used participatory GIS to engage local resource users, scientists, and stakeholders to map coastal human uses at coral reef priority sites on the islands of Hawaii and Maui. The use of this approach in American Samoa’s Fagaloa... Organizers and Participants in a 2011-2012 marine conservation Learning Exchange between Hawaii and Palau talk about their experiences and best practices for organizing future learning exchanges. Presenters discuss the progress made in Maui on building community-based conservation and effective management for marine protected areas in Maui. Similarities and lessons learned on local marine management in Fiji are also discussed.