Reef Conservation

Check back here as we work to address the following questions: 

What work is being done to address the conservation of reefs?  What applied research studies have helped us to address reef conservation?  What political strategies are being employed? What has worked, what hasn’t? How is this affected by the particular political system in which a reef is situated? What environmental management, protection, restoration practices exist for small vs. med vs. large systems?  What reef conservation organizations exist (local to global), how effective are they?

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Ecological limitations to the resilence of coral reefs

by Camilo Mora, Nicholas A. J. Graham, and  Magnus Nystrom
Coral Reefs (2016) 35:1271–1280


What is Being Done to Protect Coral Reefs? by Haley Zanga

Artificial Reefs by Will Trautmann

Different Approaches to Conservation by Will Trautmann

Reef Conservation Organizations by Marisa Benjamin

Ecotourism and Recreation by Audrey Boraski

Ocean Acidification Conservation by Jamie Marsh

Superstition’s role in Conservation by Will Trautmann

Reef Conservation Groups by Haley Fantasia

Bioremediation: Microbes vs. Oil Spills by Jamie Marsh

Screencast on Evaluating the Solutions to Overfishing by Audrey Boraski, Alana Olendorf and Haley Zanga

How Technology is Saving the World’s Coral Reefs by Haley Zanga