Dolphin Enclosures and Algae Distributions at Chankanaab, Cozumel: Observations and Recommendations
Thomas J. Goreau, Ph.D. President, Global Coral Reef Alliance
Reposted from: June 6 2003
NOTE: Videos showing the conditions around the site at the time of this study, and at other similar locations,…
Dear Ruben Carlo Asuncion and Minsoo Lee,
Your excellent January 2017 Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No.507, Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Economic Growth in Developing Asia, in concluding that shore protection could use up 10% of the GDP of Developing Asian countries, makes…
For nearly 30 years we have been able to predict mass coral bleaching accurately with the Goreau-Hayes Satellite SST HotSpot method (Goreau, 1990 US Senate Hearings on Climate Change; Goreau et al., 1993; Goreau & Hayes, 1994). We have routinely predicted, and confirmed, bleaching events that…
In Memoriam: Dr. Nora Goreau; Mother of Coral Reef Science April 25 1921 – December 18 2016
Dr. Nora Goreau died peacefully at 95 on December 18 2016 in Old Waterford, Vermont.
Nora Isabel Arango de Urriola was born in Panama City, Panama, the middle of 9
children from a distinguished…
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2017 GCRA PLANS
GCRA is a global network of volunteers working for more than 25 years on fundamental research on coral threats and on direct action projects to reverse environmental degradation, especially coral reefs. GCRA has done far more to save coral reefs and reverse climate…
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Summary of 2016 GCRA Activities
2016 GCRA accomplishments in 13 countries are briefly summarized below by country in roughly chronological order:
Filming sustainable and regenerative tropical agriculture methods for full length documentary film by Marcy Cravat…
GCRA Indigenous Peoples’ Environmental Restoration And Climate Change Adaptation Projects
Indigenous peoples have managed the natural resources they live from since the dawn of humanity, and are guardians of most of the world’s biodiversity. But they are now the first and worst victims of …
Vanuatu Biorock Coral Reef Restoration Workshop
Havannah Harbour, Efate, June 9-18 2016
More than 100 people attended the First Vanuatu Biorock Coral Reef Restoration Workshop, held June 13-14, and installed the first Vanuatu Biorock projects…
The real time Samoa SST monitoring buoys whose temperature you see are probably SOUTH of Tutuila in the approaches to Pago Pago Harbor?
The hot water is NORTH of Tutuila, Upolu, and Savaii, and has intensified in recent weeks, but is being restrained by a marine thermal front just to the south of the Samoan…