Coral Bleaching Comments, April 14 2016

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…

GCRA: 25 years of cutting-edge coral reef research and restoration

January 22 2016, St. Georges, Grenada.

The Global Coral Reef Alliance was founded 25 years ago as a global voluntary network to do cutting edge research and development on reversing the threats to coral reefs and developing new methods to restore coral reefs, fisheries, mangroves, sea grass, salt …



GCRA develops new projects in around 10 countries every year, but since we are constantly busy we never have time to keep the web page up to date, so it may seem we are up to nothing! Here is a list of some major projects done in 2015.


Indonesia continued to have most Biorock

Paris climate change negotiations update

December 11 2015

Here in Paris we are entering the final day of the negotiations, and governments are hammering out unsavory compromises between closed doors. As a result of their desperate efforts to come to an agreement, we are hearing that oceans, agriculture, and soils have all been dropped from…

Brief overview of Biorock Technology Applications

revised: July 10 2014

Biorock® Technology:
Cost-effective solutions to major marine resource management problems including construction and repair, shore protection, ecological restoration, sustainable aquaculture, and climate change adaptation

Thomas J. Goreau, PhD
President, Global…

Broward Segment II FONSI & EA are inadequate and should be rejected

June 14 2014

To: Eric P. Summa, Chief, Environmental Branch, Planning and Policy Division, US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District

From: Thomas J. Goreau PhD, President, Global Coral Reef Alliance

Re: Finding of No Significant Harm for Broward Segment II Beach Project and failure to require…