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Biorock Coral Restoration comes back to Jamaica after 25 years

BIOROCK ELECTRIC CORAL REEF RESTORATION COMES BACK HOME TO JAMAICA AFTER 25 YEARS The first new Biorock electrical coral reef restoration project in Jamaica for 25 years has been started. The small project is located in front of Westender Inn, at the extreme end of...

New York City drain project approved that will severely damage ten year old Biorock salt marsh, mussel, and oyster restoration projects that could save the City billions of dollars in climate change adaptation costs.

DEC Approves MacNeil Park Outfall Pipe BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer : Queens Tribune A proposed city Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) storm water outfall pipe on the northern shoreline of College Point’s MacNeil Park has been granted a permit by the...

Biorock electric reef restoration projects to start in India

Scientists to use solar energy to regenerate locally extinct corals Marine scientists will use solar energy for the first time in India to regenerate corals that become extinct from the Gulf of Kutch off the Gujarat coast thousands of years ago. Scientists across the...

CPN warns about water by outfall site

Coastal Preservation Network President James Cervino has tested wastewater that would go into the Department of Environmental Protection’s planned stormwater outfall for MacNeil Park in College Point, and he isn’t happy with the results.... Queens Chronicle...

2017 GCRA PLANS

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...

Happy Winter Solstice! 2016 GCRA Activities

Happy Winter Solstice! Summary of 2016 GCRA Activities 2016 GCRA accomplishments in 13 countries are briefly summarized below by country in roughly chronological order: COSTA RICA Filming sustainable and regenerative tropical agriculture methods for full length...

Vanuatu Biorock Workshop June 9-18 2016

Vanuatu Biorock Coral Reef Restoration Workshop Havannah Harbour, Efate, June 9-18 2016 Tom Goreau Robert Lee Leah Nimoho Iman Garae SUMMARY More than 100 people attended the First Vanuatu Biorock Coral Reef Restoration Workshop, held June 13-14, and installed the...

To rebuild coral reefs quickly, just add electricity

  Biorock reefs — sunken steel frames connected to a low-voltage current — are giving coral a second chance at surviving humanity. May 27, 2016, 3:12 p.m. MICHAEL D'ESTRIES Biorock reefs may offer a speedy solution to giving young coral reefs some much-needed...

We live underwater (How we built our own reef)

Giving Coral Reefs a new chance "We live underwater" success in 2015 and plans for 2016 In 2015, we released our short film about coral reef restoration in Indonesia. The film documents planning, building and sinking the reef and explains the amazing Biorock®...

2015 GCRA ACTIVITIES

2015 GCRA ACTIVITIES 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...

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...

Biorock Artificial Reef Presentation Aug 1

Friday, August 1st, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm 5:30PM - 6:30PM - Jarvis Hall, 4505 N. Ocean Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. The Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea has a unique artificial reef project just off the Windjammer Resort south of Anglin's Pier. The Biorock reef utilizes a...

Biorock technology good for corals to grow on

The Jakarta Post | Supplement | Thu, June 05 2014, 2:51 PM Several journalists were invited by Qunci Villas to witness the launch of the biorock technology-based artificial reef park in Lombok. The Jakarta Post’s Sudibyo M. Wiradji talks to biorock specialist Delphine...

Brace Yourselves for News From the Nation’s Capitol!

If you don’t know it yet, you haven’t been paying attention! Angel Azul is poised to premiere at the Environmental Film Festival in Our Nation’s Capitol, an international film festival focused on the films whose themes ride on the commitment to protect and conserve...

Marshall Islands Flooded Again By Rising Sea Level!

Sea level rise continues to destroy last good coral reefs on Majuro for landfill, eliminating their Shore Protection: Please sign Dean Jacobson’s petition against the destruction of the last good coral reefs on an island being flooded by the sea. Click HERE... Dean...

Biorock Artificial Reef Presentation July 26, 2013

Dr. Thomas J. Goreau of the Global Coral Reef Alliance and Stephen Attis of Vone Research gave a presentation about the Biorock artificial reef restoration project in the town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. The speakers discussed how the project's Biorock technology makes...

Biorock coral reef restoration in the Maldives on the BBC

How can we save our dying coral reefs? - September 6, 2012 BBC Future article. Dr Tom Goreau's response to the author: Dear Gaia, Nice to see that you feature one of our old Biorock coral reef restorations in the Maldives work in your BBC piece today! But it is very...

Grief on the Reef New Scientist March 5, 2004 Australia’s Great Barrier Reef may be on the verge of a massive outbreak of coral bleaching caused by sea temperatures soaring for the third time in six years. “The entire reef has been in a bleaching hotspot for the past...

Mysterious New Diseases Devastate Coral Reefs

Mysterious New Diseases Devastate Coral Reefs New York Times Science Desk | 8/19/1997 Carol Kaesuk Yoon (NYT) ABSTRACT - Researchers say many mysterious new diseases are attacking coral reefs around the world, and that corals, some centuries old, are quickly...