Coral Reefs

I. Coral Reefs

II. Marine Sanctuaries

I. Coral Reefs

  1. Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) Nonprofit to protect coral reefs, among its mission is to ensure sustainable fisheries to sustain healthy reef ecosystems.
  2. CORALations Caribbean-based nonprofit coral reef conservation organization.
  3. Global Coral Reef Alliance (GCRA) US-based nonprofit coalition with a page on “Reef Issues.”
  4. Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) Organization that is “an informal partnership between Nations and organizations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world.”
  5. Great Barrier Reef Foundation Nonprofit that funds “priority projects that help protect and restore the Great Barrier Reef and build its resilience in the face of major threats.”
  6. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) Australian Government
  7. Guam Division of Aquatic & Wildlife Government of Guam information on Guam’s Coral Reef Initiative.
  8. Hawaii Coral Reef Network Organization dedicated to coral reef resources, composed of state and non-governmental agencies.
  9. International Coral Reef Action Network (ICRAN) Organization that works with others in protecting the coral reefs.
  10. New Jersey Reefers Club (NJRC) US-based nonprofit for coral reef conservation.
  11. Ocean Research & Conservation Group, University of Oxford Research projects include coral reefs and hydrothermal vents.
  12. Reef Ball Foundation US-based nonprofit using “Reef Balls,” artificial reef modules placed in the ocean to form reef habitats, to protect the natural reef system.
  13. ReefBase Project at the headquarters of the WorldFish Center in Penang, Malaysia, ReefBase links to directory of photos, publications and maps.
  14. Reef Check Foundation International nonprofit dedicated to tropical coral reefs and California rocky reefs.
  15. Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) US-based nonprofit dedicated to educating others about marine ecosystems.
  16. Reef Relief US-based nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting the coral reef ecosystem.
  17. SaveNature.Org US-based nonprofit with an Adopt A Reef program.
  18. Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) US-based nonprofit’s page on coral reefs.
  19. XL Catlin Seaview Survey Organization devoted to scientific study of the coral reef systems.

II. Marine Sanctuaries

  1. Office of National Marine Sanctuaries / NOAA  “The network includes a system of 13 national marine sanctuaries and Papahānaumokuākea and Rose Atoll marine national monuments.”