Forests, fossil fuels, and coral reefs

Forests, fossil fuels, and coral reefs

The most massive trees and carbon biomass in the world are those in the rainforests of British Colombia, Canada, and some of these most important carbon stores are now slated for destruction in the name of “economic development”, read more in...

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First Biorock projects in India

First Biorock projects in India

  The first Biorock coral reef restoration projects have been started in India by a team from the Zoological Survey of India, with support from the Gujarat Forestry Department and the Global Coral Reef Alliance.    The scientific team, led by...

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Covid Halts Dolphin Pollution in Discovery Bay, Jamaica

Covid Halts Dolphin Pollution in Discovery Bay, Jamaica

May 14, 2020 COVID Halts Dolphin Pollution In Discovery Bay, Jamaica Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance   The Covid-19 virus is now helping clean up coastal water quality in Jamaica through a chain of unexpected indirect environmental...

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Climate-proofing Coastlines with Biorock Technology

Climate-proofing Coastlines with Biorock Technology

Climate Proofing Beaches and Coastlines with Biorock Technology   https://youtu.be/cv2h8Uv-MEs Biorock Technology grows back severely eroded beaches at record rates by regenerating marine ecosystems and is the most cost-effective solution for protecting...

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Great Barrier Reef now at severe bleaching temperatures

Great Barrier Reef now at severe bleaching temperatures

The Great Barrier Reef is now at severe bleaching temperatures.   The map below shows the latest Goreau-Hayes HotSpot coral bleaching map for the Great Barrier Reef.    Areas in yellow and orange are above the bleaching threshold. The severity of...

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Captive dolphin pollution impacts in Discovery Bay, Jamaica

Captive dolphin pollution impacts in Discovery Bay, Jamaica

Thomas J. F. Goreau President, Global Coral Reef Alliance   Discovery Bay is the site of the world’s longest and most detailed scientific studies of coral reef change, going back about 65 years. I have personally been involved in research at Discovery Bay Marine...

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GCRA 2019 Winter Solstice Report

GCRA 2019 Winter Solstice Report

Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance Happy Winter Solstice! Throughout 2019 GCRA continued to work with grassroots local marine environmental protection and sustainable management groups all around the world to maintain existing Biorock...

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