Global Coral Restoration Project To Begin In The Caribbean

Global Coral Restoration Project With non-stop talk about the loss of coral reefs due to climate change, the Global Coral Restoration Project is a much-needed lifeboat for reefs around the world. The project which started as a partnership between SECORE International…

Annual Coral Mass Spawning in Mozambique

If your first image of Africa isn’t white sand beaches and jaw dropping coral reefs, you’ve probably never been to Mozambique, and the Quirimbas Archipelago is no exception with beaches and reefs as far as the eye can see. The…

London and Singapore to spearhead pioneering synchronous coral spawning project

The Horniman Museum & Gardens in London has teamed up with Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa to spearhead a tandem experiment, which aims to achieve the simultaneous spawning of captive corals across two continents. This novel project is run by London’s Horniman…

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…

Follow this year’s SECORE coral spawning field workshop in Curacao

Just on the off chance you can’t make it out to Curacao this summer, the SECORE team is bringing all the fun from its annual coral spawning field workshop to you via its blog and Facebook page. From August 12-22,…

SECORE heads to Singapore to aid corals

Singapore scientists are getting a little help from SECORE (SExual COral REproduction) to help preserve the corals in the country’s coastal waters. Over 20 scientists from around the globe representing places as far as the US and Netherlands are at John’s…

SECORE is in full swing blogging about the Curacao coral spawning

Another summer season is nearing a close and in the Northern Hemisphere, that means that stony corals are getting horny; elkhorn and staghorn that is. For the last several years, the pre-eminent authority on capturing and rearing coral larvae, SECORE,…

NOAA coral spawning video shows coral doing it

If you’ve ever wanted to see coral spawning, you can either watch this video or start making plans to attend the upcoming coral spawning season in the Caribbean. The coral spawning event is mainly the domain of broadcast spawning corals…