Electric Reefs Enhance Coral Climate Change Adaptation

Electric Reefs Enhance Coral Climate Change Adaptation

Electric Reefs Enhance Coral Climate Change Adaptation, a chapter by Tom Goreau in the book: Corals – Habitat Formers From the Shallow to the Deep (Giovanni Chimienti, Editor), explains how the Biorock process greatly increases resilience of corals and marine...
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...
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...
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...
Global warming triggers coral reef bleaching tipping point

Global warming triggers coral reef bleaching tipping point

This article by GCRA’s Goreau and Hayes, published in Ambio’s 50th Anniversary Collection on the theme of Climate change impacts presents the first retrospective on global coral bleaching since the publication of their pioneering 1994 Ambio paper on predicting...
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...