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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.
In the wake of the devastating wildfires that swept through Maui, the Coral Reef Alliance felt a deep sense of urgency to act. The wildfires in Lahaina, a place many call home, not only ravaged the landscape but also struck at the heart of our ‘ohana—our family, friends, supporters, and the vibrant ecosystems we are… Continue Reading →
Share the love this Valentine’s Day by downloading one of our ocean-themed cards. It’s an opportunity to show your appreciation for somebody special, while also spreading awareness about marine conservation. … Continue Reading →
Aloha! 🌺 As we embark on our 30th year at CORAL, we’re thrilled to spotlight the dedicated teams leading the charge in coral conservation. First up, our Hawai’i team. In Hawai’i, coral reefs are the heart of culture, tradition, and environmental health. These reefs are crucial for the local economy and coastal protection, hosting an… Continue Reading →
In a heartbreaking turn of events, two large coral reefs off the coast of Honduras as well as other reefs in the Caribbean have fallen victim to the destructive forces of coral bleaching, a consequence of warming waters due to climate change. The catastrophic damage of these vibrant and biodiverse ecosystems underscores the urgent need… Continue Reading →
Happy New Year, folks! Welcome to 2024 – a fresh start and a new opportunity to make a real difference for our oceans. We all know the oceans are facing some tough times, but there’s plenty of room for optimism. This year, let’s focus on the small, everyday changes that can have a huge impact… Continue Reading →
As we welcome in 2024 and anticipate the exciting developments ahead, let’s pause to reflect on the impact we made together in 2023. It was a year filled with significant achievements, insightful articles, and some fantastic new faces joining our team. We invite you to join us in revisiting the standout moments that made 2023… Continue Reading →
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 →