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

Featured Profile

Meet Heather Starck

Get to know CORAL’s new executive director and learn why she is determined to save the world’s coral reefs.

Advancing Maui’s Watershed Restoration Project 

Let’s travel to the island of Maui, Hawai‘i—a place of natural beauty, rich culture, and of course, vibrant coral reefs that we work tirelessly to protect. In 2022, we have advanced our watershed restoration project in West Maui, which focuses on decreasing sediment runoff that reaches coral reefs.  West Maui used to have an abundance… Continue Reading →

CORAL Earns a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator 

We are proud to announce Charity Navigator, a charity assessment organization, has officially granted CORAL a four-star rating for its excellence as a highly effective charity. This is the best possible rating and it signifies that we are meeting or exceeding industry standards and best practices across almost all areas evaluated.  With an inclusive company… Continue Reading →

From Thriving Fish to Spicy Salsa—Here’s How an Aquaponics System Could Support Coastal Communities 

Did you know there’s a fish tank that produces tasty vegetables, can create economic opportunities, and helps protect coral reefs? It’s called an aquaponics system, and it combines aquaculture and hydroponics to raise fish and grow organic fruits and vegetables.  An aquaponics system relies on a symbiotic relationship between fish and plants. Fish waste fertilizes… Continue Reading →

Kids’ Guide to Coral Reef Conservation

Calling all parents, teachers, and caregivers! Are you looking for a fun, hands-on activity to teach your child about the ocean? Look no further. We’ve put together a  “Kids’ Guide to Coral Reef Conservation,” designed to teach your little ones about some of the ocean’s most valuable and biodiverse ecosystems: coral reefs. Despite covering just… Continue Reading →

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It’s Time to Reserve Your 2023 Calendar

Don’t Miss Your Chance! CORAL’s 2023 Calendar is Now Available with a Donation of $50 or More It’s that time of that year again…time to get your 2023 CORAL calendar!  Each year, we assemble a picturesque calendar, featuring stunning underwater photographs from around the world. From images of colorful coral reefs to shots of the… Continue Reading →

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