coral restoration

Cozumel Coral Reef Restoration Program – PADI Coral Specialty

PADI Coral Reef Conservation Specialty in Cozumel The Cozumel Coral Reef Restoration Program is offering a two day PADI Project Aware Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course. Students will learn the ins and out of coral conservation over two days with…

Cozumel Coral Reef Restoration Program
Cozumel Coral Reef Restoration Program Last week I have the pleasure of visiting the Cozumel Coral Reef Restoration Program run by Germán Méndez. Over the past 40 years, parts of the reef in Cozumel have seen an 80% decline in coral…
Fragments Of Hope Belize Wins UN Climate Solutions Award

UN Climate Solutions Award Fragments of Hope, a small not-for-profit community organization based in Placencia, Belize is one of the UN Climate Solutions Award 2017 winners. Their work has focused on identifying and growing temperature tolerant corals for reef restoration.…

10,000 Fragments Of Coral To Be Planted In San Andrés Colombia

Cleaning Up San Andrés Colombia is getting serious about marine conservation with the announcement of a new coral rehabilitation project around the island of San Andrés. The Archipelago, which sits off the coast of Nicaragua, is one of Colombias most…

Coral Bleaching Hits Mesoamerican Reef

For the past month reports of coral bleaching along the Mesoamerican reef have been making their way to my inbox. From Cancun to Honduras it seems multiple stretches of the worlds second largest coral reef have suffered some degree of…

Corals Spawn More Than You Think! Video Of Coral Spawning In Bonaire
Caribbean Coral Spawning It's that time of year again when corals around the Caribbean synchronize for one night of release. But did you know coral aren't restricted to a single night of spawning each year? It is widely believed that coral…
Could Genetically Modified Algae Save Coral Reefs?

Coral Reefs Photosynthetic marine algae are crucial to the survival of the coral reefs. These tiny algae live symbiotically inside coral tissue and are responsible for converting sunlight into usable energy for the coral’s survival. Yet as we know all…

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Acropora cervicornis

Acropora cervicornis Acropora cervicornis is an iconic Caribbean coral and one every scuba diver should know how to identify. In the Caribbean, there are three species of Acropora which are essential for creating complex habitats and buffering the coastline. Acropora cervicornis grows into cylindrical branches…

We’ll Be Diving And Reporting From Eco Divers Roatan All Month Long
Eco Divers Roatan After a successful weekend at the Long Beach Scuba Show, it was about time we head down to the sunshine and back in the water. For the next three weeks, we will be diving with Eco Divers Roatan…
Coral Restoration Foundation Awarded $2.1 Million From NOAA

CORAL RESTORATION IN FLORIDA Coral reefs along the Florida coastline just received a considerable boost from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Coral Restoration Foundation, the world’s largest reef restoration program has been awarded $2.1 million in funding…