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Millions of people and species of wildlife depend on coral reefs. While climate change threatens their future, science shows that corals can adapt and survive if we keep them healthy.
Cutting-edge Science. Community Engagement.
For nearly 30 years, we have combined cutting-edge science and community engagement to reduce direct threats to reefs and to promote scalable and effective solutions for their protection.
Impact Globally, Regionally, & Locally
We employ a variety of conservation approaches and engage diverse communities around the world to save coral reefs.
It Can Happen
Coral reefs can adapt to climate change. If together we take the right actions, they can evolve and thrive for generations to come.
Meet Heather Starck
Get to know CORAL’s new executive director and learn why she is determined to save the world’s coral reefs.
A Vital Mission for a Sustainable Future In the crystal clear waters surrounding Molokai, the legacy of Ka Honua Momona (KHM) spans generations, rooted in the island’s rich heritage. Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) and Ka Honua Momona have recently joined hands in a shared commitment to preserving Hawaii’s precious coastal ecosystems. Their partnership aims to… Continue Reading →
Join us in celebrating #GivingTuesday, a day of global giving! For nearly 30 years, we’ve been at the forefront of responding to critical events like this summer’s coral bleaching, building hope and resilience for our world’s coral reefs. Your support is crucial in safeguarding these underwater treasures. So how can you get involved this GivingTuesday?… Continue Reading →
As the holiday season approaches, the spirit of giving intertwines with the growing global consciousness towards sustainability. This year, let’s make our gift choices resonate beyond the moment of unwrapping. Embracing eco-friendly alternatives not only expresses thoughtfulness but also contributes to a healthier planet. In this guide to sustainable holiday shopping, we lay out a… Continue Reading →
“Climate REEFS” Initiative Launched to Advance Equitable Pathways to Climate Adaptation in Asia Pacific
(OAKLAND, CA – November 10, 2023) Today, a consortium of universities, development agencies, and NGOs announced the launch of Climate REEFS, a collaborative project to advance socially equitable climate change adaptation for coastal communities that depend on coral reef resources in Indonesia and the Philippines. Climate REEFS is a project under the UK-Canada Climate Adaptation… Continue Reading →
As we step into the promising year of 2024, we want to express our deep appreciation to each and every one of our devoted supporters who have championed our mission to preserve the well-being of the world’s coral reefs. With your generous contributions, we are primed to direct our efforts toward programs that will mitigate… Continue Reading →
Hey there, ocean lovers! This week marked a significant milestone in the world of marine conservation as the first-ever Coral Bleaching Awareness Month. About time, huh? Life is Better in Color I think we can all agree our oceans are more beautiful and beneficial when corals are vibrant, bustling ecosystems. When they’re at their peak,… Continue Reading →
What’s the price tag of coral reefs? Roughly $11 trillion. From food, medicines, recreation, and tourism to coastline protection from erosion, coral reefs benefit an estimated 1 billion people. Zoom in, and more than 330 million people reside in the immediate vicinity of coral reefs, and their livelihoods often rely on healthy reefs and their… Continue Reading →
Coral reefs, rainforests of the sea, are magnificent and diverse ecosystems teeming with life. Within this underwater wonderland, herbivore fish emerge as unsung heroes, playing a pivotal role in maintaining the delicate balance that sustains these vibrant reefs. Remarkable creatures like parrotfish and surgeonfish serve as nature’s custodians, diligently preserving the health of coral reefs… Continue Reading →
Honolulu, September 14, 2023 The sounds of strings, piano, harp, opera, and ukuleles resonated through the warm Hawaiian night as the second edition of Music on the Reef graced Honolulu. This annual event, conceived as a heartfelt thank-you to our generous donors, took on a new dimension in light of recent events and became a… Continue Reading →
Currently, population growth in coastal areas has led to an increase in fishing activity in different parts of the world. Naturally, higher populations demand greater economic outputs as the need for food and household income also grows. Coastal communities such as those in Honduras’ Tela Bay are experiencing significantly greater pressures on fishing resources and,… Continue Reading →