CoralWatch is a citizen science initiative using a simple colour-coded chart to help users survey coral reefs and detect coral beaching in its early stages

CoralWatch – early warning for coral bleaching

CoralWatch is a citizen science initiative using a colour-coded chart to help users to survey coral reefs and detect coral bleaching in its early stages. Simple to use … watch the video … order your own CoralWatch Chart

 

Coral-Bleaching-at-Lizard-Island Catlin Seaview Survey

The coral bleaching wake-up call

This year’s coral bleaching event is a wake up call for us all to start behaving differently – to reduce our carbon footprint. It is not a reason to stop exploring our underwater world.

 

Orange anthias against a background of hard green branching coral at Instant Replay diving Volivoli in the Fiji Islands by Diveplanit

So what exactly is the Coral Reef Alliance?

On a recent trip to Fiji we found ourselves diving with Juliane Diamond, a program manager for the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL), and as coral reefs are part of the reason we exist, I was keen to find out more about their work. I wanted to find out; what exactly is the Coral Reef Alliance, what do they do and how can we help?