We believe in
coral reefs.

Millions of people and species of wildlife depend on coral reefs. While climate change threatens their future, science shows that corals can adapt and survive if we keep them healthy.

Credit: Shaun Wolfe / Ocean Image Bank

Cutting-edge Science. Community Engagement.

For nearly 30 years, we have combined cutting-edge science and community engagement to reduce direct threats to reefs and to promote scalable and effective solutions for their protection.

Credit: Roatan Marine Park

Impact Globally, Regionally, & Locally

We employ a variety of conservation approaches and engage diverse communities around the world to save coral reefs.

It Can Happen

Coral reefs can adapt to climate change. If together we take the right actions, they can evolve and thrive for generations to come.

25%

of all marine life depends
on coral reefs

500M

people depend on coral reefs for food, income, and coastal protection

$375B

in services comes from coral reefs
each year

Photo Credit: Kellon Spencer
Featured Profile

Meet Andrea Rivera-Sosa

CORAL’s Project and Outreach Manager, Andrea Rivera-Sosa is tasked with uniting a global network of scientists who can get into the water to confirm bleaching events detected by satellites.

Inside Our Alliance: Advocating for “Clean and Green” with Josie Maran

Infused with natural, sustainably-sourced ingredients, Josie Maran’s beauty products are designed to provide total care for your skin—while also giving back to our planet. Along with an “Earth-first” philosophy, recycling program, and ethical practices, the company is dedicated to saving some of the planet’s most valuable ecosystems: coral reefs.  Last year Josie Maran teamed up… Continue Reading →

Heather Starck Joins CORAL as New Executive Director

It’s time to give a warm welcome to CORAL’s new Executive Director: Heather Starck. In addition to more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit conservation management, Starck brings both a background in marine biology and an incredible enthusiasm for CORAL’s mission to save the world’s coral reefs.  Prior to CORAL, Starck served as the… Continue Reading →

CORAL is Now a Fully Remote Workplace

From Oakland to Maui to Cozumel to Roatan, CORAL is truly spread throughout the world with staff that are working together to save coral reefs. We started a transition to a fully remote workplace in 2020, and since then CORAL has been able to utilize a wider pool of talented staff members and provide a… Continue Reading →

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