Coral Reef Electrotherapy: Field Observations

Coral Reef Electrotherapy: Field Observations

This paper presents the first comprehensive review of all visible biological effects of the Biorock electrolysis method of marine ecosystem regeneration that have been seen since the invention of the method in 1976. Extraordinary benefits are seen for the health of...

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Hawis Madduppa: In Memoriam

Hawis Madduppa: In Memoriam

May 15, 2022 In Memoriam Hawis Madduppa March 26 1979 - May 10th 2022  Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance Biorock Indonesia and the Global Coral Reef Alliance announce with the greatest sadness the loss of Dr. Hawis Madduppa, leader of...

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MALDIVES BIOROCK: Past results & future applications

MALDIVES BIOROCK: Past results & future applications

Maldives Biorock Figures compressed January 31, 2022 GCRA White Paper MALDIVES BIOROCK: Past results & future applications Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance SUMMARY The Maldivian way of life for more than four thousand years is under...

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Save Jamaica’s World Heritage Climate Change Site

Save Jamaica’s World Heritage Climate Change Site

SAVE JAMAICA’S WORLD HERITAGE CLIMATE CHANGE SITE Letter to the Jamaica Daily Gleaner and the Jamaica Observer Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance Dear Sirs, The Bengal cliff of the Dry Harbour Mountains between Discovery Bay and Rio Bueno...

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GCRA 2021 Winter Solstice Report

GCRA 2021 Winter Solstice Report

December 21 2021 GCRA WINTER SOLSTICE REPORT: CORALS, COVID, & CLIMATE CHANGE Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance Covid supply chain delays and uncertainty slowed down, delayed, or prevented new Biorock Marine Ecosystem Regeneration...

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Robert Kent Trench: In Memoriam

Robert Kent Trench: In Memoriam

ROBERT KENT TRENCH: IN MEMORIAM August 3 1940 – April 28 2021 Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance Bob Trench, as a Professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara. The Global Coral Reef Alliance announces with the greatest sadness...

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Biorock heals hurricane damaged Jamaican corals

Biorock heals hurricane damaged Jamaican corals

Biorock heals hurricane damaged Jamaican corals October 31, 2021 Thomas J. F. Goreau Thomas P. Sarkisian Sharren Robinson Global Coral Reef Alliance The record long and severe 2020 Hurricane Season spawned two category 5 hurricanes just south of Jamaica, Hurricanes...

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IPCC IGNORES CORAL REEF COUNTRIES AGAIN

IPCC IGNORES CORAL REEF COUNTRIES AGAIN

The 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report is out, and while a clear improvement in recognizing the urgency of future climate change, IPCC unfortunately continues to ignore the fact that coral reefs passed the bleaching tipping point in the...

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Prime Movers Lab Webinar – Ocean Technology

Prime Movers Lab Webinar – Ocean Technology

Join me and Prime Movers Lab for a discussion about the future of ocean technology and sustainability, including the future of humans living on oceans on June 23 at 3PM EDT. Register at the link below. https://bit.ly/3vQVwhX  

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Biorock reefs unaffected by severe bleaching events

Biorock reefs unaffected by severe bleaching events

Biorock reefs survive repeated severe bleaching undamaged. This one minute video made early in 2021 by Delphine Robbe of the Gili Eco Trust shows a Biorock reef around 17 years old which survived two severe bleaching events undamaged. The staghorn coral growing all...

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Robert Kent Trench: In Memoriam

April 28, 2021 The Global Coral Reef Alliance announces with the greatest sadness the death this morning of Professor Robert Kent Trench, the world’s top expert on coral reef symbiosis, and a distinguished member of GCRA’s Board of Directors. We will soon post on the...

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Global Coral Reef Alliance 2020 Winter Solstice Report

Global Coral Reef Alliance 2020 Winter Solstice Report

Flattening the CO2 Curve to Save Corals Thomas J. F. Goreau, PhD President, Global Coral Reef Alliance   Large scale death of corals from high temperature, pollution, and disease accelerated in 2020 as a result of fossil fuel-subsidizing policies of the US,...

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2020 Global Coral Reef Bleaching Patterns

2020 Global Coral Reef Bleaching Patterns

2020 will be another record year for coral reef bleaching, but there will be almost no field documentation of its global extent and impacts because the Covid epidemic has put a near complete halt to diving. As usual, global news media reported bleaching only in the...

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BIOROCK SAVES BLEACHING CORALS AGAIN

BIOROCK SAVES BLEACHING CORALS AGAIN

October 1 2020 Komang Astika & Tom Goreau Biorock Indonesia Pemuteran, Bali, Indonesia Corals growing on Biorock reefs in Indonesia that survived severe 2016 bleaching, and bleached again completely in 2020, have now fully recovered. Bleaching on Biorock was...

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Entire Caribbean Sea about to bleach

Entire Caribbean Sea about to bleach

Coral reefs all across the Caribbean Sea are now at mass bleaching temperatures. Coral mortality will depend on how hot it gets in the coming weeks and for how long. Below is the latest daily Coral Bleaching HotSpot map for the Caribbean (Goreau & Hayes, 1994)....

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Are Orcas eating Mediterranean migrants?

Are Orcas eating Mediterranean migrants?

  “Rough Play or Bad Intentions? Orca Encounters Off Iberia Baffle Experts”, New York Times, September 20, 2020 reports that a well known school of Orcas (killer whales) whose resident range is around both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar, have suddenly started...

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