Biorock Electric Reefs Grow Back Severely Eroded Beaches in Months

Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, Biorock, erosion, beach, coral reef, Goreau, Indonesia

marine science and engineering

Biorock Electric Reefs Grow Back Severely Eroded Beaches in Months

Thomas J. F. Goreau 1,2  and  Paulus Prong 2,3

Global Coral Reef Alliance, 37 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Biorock Indonesia, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Pulau Gangga Dive

The role of the community in supporting coral reef restoration in Pemuteran, Bali, Indonesia

Biorock, Pemuteran, Bali, Indonesia, community, roles

Biorock coral reef restoration in Pemuteran is shown in this paper to have strong support of all sectors of the community because restoration of the economic, environmental, and ecosystem services the reef provides have transformed their way of life from the poorest village in Bali to one of the most…

New diseases of soft corals

Lesioned and healthy Sarcophyton ehrenbergi
Lesioned and healthy Sarcophyton ehrenbergi
Lesioned and healthy Sarcophyton ehrenbergi. (A) S. ehrenbergi displaying areas of yellow lesioned tissue. (B) Magni- fied image of ulcerated lesion. A healthy S. ehrenbergi is not included here but looks like the coral shown in (A) minus the yellow tissue. (C,D) Examples of a healthy S. ehrenbergi

Marine Electrolysis for Building Materials and Environmental Restoration

Biorock materials from various locations
Biorock materials from various locations
Biorock materials from various locations. The piece at mid left is the one shown in the previous photo. The one at top left, completely overgrown with oysters, is from Louisiana, and all the rest were grown in a two and a half year period at Ihuru Island, North Male Atoll, Maldives. Samples tested from

Blue Planet Laureates Speak Out

This paper is a synthesis of the key messages from the individual papers written by the Blue Planet Laureates (Annex I describes the Blue Planet Prize), and discusses the current and projected state of the global and regional environment, and the implications for environmental, social and economic…