coral restoration

Caribbean reefs are nearly all dead says grim, new IUCN report

Where once there were 50 to 60 percent coverage of coral on Caribbean reefs in the 1960s and 70s, now surveys measure coral cover at a meager 10 percent marking a significant environmental statement — coral reefs in the Caribbean…

Friday Mega-Smorgasbord: Squid arms, robofish, shark feast, sea slugs, coral planting, living undersea, AEFW hit the high seas and gigantic clumps of whale poo

We have a great post lined up for this Friday with everything from amazing to just odd and something in between. We lead off this edition with a breaking story about deep sea squids that actually tear its arms free…

Coral Restoration Foundation’s Ken Nedimyer named a CNN Hero

We never get tired hearing about the work Ken Nedimyer is doing with the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) and recently, Ken was featured as a CNN Hero by the cable news giant for the reef restoration projects they are taking…

Coral Restoration Foundation video by Fincasters is an even better look at the coral tree nurseries

Fincast’s John Carlin put together a nice video showcasing the Coral Reef Foundation and the work they are doing to replenish staghorn corals in the reefs surrounding the Florida coast. Coral Restoration Foundation founder Ken Nedimyer gives a nod to hobbyists for our…

Celebrate World Oceans Day and Adopt-A-Coral

Today is World Oceans Day, a worldwide celebration of our wonderful oceans, and what better way to celebrate than to adopt a piece of a reef. Our good friends at the Coral Restoration Foundation are offering you the chance to…