This year, the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program together with its many partners made some important strides forward in conserving the nation's coral reefs and advancing the science needed to manage these valuable resources.
The Marine Outreach and Education U.S. Virgin Islands Style initiative is encouraging residents to participate in natural resource management and to play a more active role in conservation efforts.
New parrotfish and goatfish management rules in Maui seek to strike a balance between commercial fishing and conservation. Recent fishing rules signed by Hawaii's governor highlight how important solid science is to effective ecosystem-based management practices. More....
"Waterways" Episode Features the Science and Technology of Ocean Acidification Research. The Florida educational program Waterways explores ocean acidification and its impact on coral reefs with NOAA scientists.
NOAA Fisheries announces the release of the 2014 Deep Sea Coral Research and Technology Program Report to Congress.
NOAA/SeaWeb Campaign Wins 'The Maui News' Award
The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program was established in 2000 by the Coral Reef Conservation Act. Headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, the program is part of NOAA's Office for Coastal Management.
The Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS) is the program's information portal that provides access to NOAA coral reef data and products.
U.S. Coral Reef Task Force
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