February 28, 2021

Celebrating World Oceans Day with CCMI ‘Hope for Coral Reefs’ on Sat June 6

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CCMI celebrates World Oceans Day every year, and despite global lock down, we will be taking our World Oceans Day celebrations virtual this year. On Saturday 6th June, we will bring you all news of hope, resiliency and a clear pathway for corals reefs. WATCH THIS SPACE

There’s never been a map of the Coral Reefs—until now

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By ERIN BIBA From The Daily Beast Scientists are using a cool new technology to map coral and figure out which types can withstand warmer oceans and climate change. There is no comprehensive map of the world’s coral reefs. And that’s a problem because these ecosystems are some of the most important on the planet: […]

The Nature Conservancy and Partners Launch Revolutionary Aerial Mapping of Coral Reefs in the Caribbean

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From The Nature Conservancy High resolution imaging will include areas ravaged by recent hurricanes ST. CROIX, US VIRGIN ISLANDS | May 03, 2018 The Nature Conservancy in the Caribbean, Carnegie Institution for Scienceand Planet launched a groundbreaking initiative to create the first-ever high-resolution map of the shallow waters of the entire Caribbean Basin.Groundbreaking photos of this innovative […]

Critically endangered staghorn corals are benefiting from coral gardening in the Caribbean

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By Mike Gaworecki from Mongabay New research finds that “coral gardening,” which involves planting fragments of nursery-raised coral on reefs in the wild to replenish depleted coral colonies, is playing a key role in the restoration of staghorn coral reef systems in the Caribbean. A study published in the journal Coral Reefs in June looks […]