Aggregated Information on Our Oceans
Updated 7/21/15

    N.B.: COMING SOON - Mouse over all "about" links for a snapshot of the organization.

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 raises funds for "scientific research into preserving the Great Barrier Reef."

  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 Reeefers 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. https://oxfordoceanresearch.org
  13. Palm Beach County Reef Rescue US-based nonprofit dedicated to the coral reef resources of south Florida.

  14. 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.

  15. ReefBase Project at the headquarters of the WorldFish Center in Penang, Malaysia, ReefBase links to directory of photos, publications and maps.

  16. Reef Check Foundation International nonprofit dedicated to tropical coral reefs and California rocky reefs.

  17. Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) US-based nonprofit dedicated to educating others about marine ecosystems.

  18. Reef Relief US-based nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting the coral reef ecosystem.

  19. SaveNature.Org US-based nonprofit with an Adopt A Reef program.

  20. Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) US-based nonprofit with page on Glover's Reef Seascape, Belize.

  21. XL Catlin Seaview Survey Organization devoted to scientific study of the coral reef systems.

II. Marine Sanctuaries

  1. Office of National Marine Sanctuaries / NOAA Trustee "for a network of 14 marine protected areas encompassing more than 170,000 square miles of marine and Great Lakes waters from Washington state to the Florida Keys, and from Lake Huron to American Samoa"

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