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  • Aqualogy
    Reef Education & Marine Ecology Centre, Ko Lanta, Thailand. Join a diving expedition, contribute to coral reef research and monitoring projects, participate in hands-on Marine Biology, Oceanography, Marine Habitats, and Zoology education. Learn about fish behaviour and how individual species fit into the food chain and ecosystem of the ocean. Departing directly from the beach we are ideally located to offer shorter journey times to some of the best dive sites in Thailand.
    http://aqualogy.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 06 2011) - Report this link as bad!
  • Australian Coral Reef Society
    Australia's independent voice for coral reefs. With over 300 members, The Australian Coral Reef Society celebrates the biodiversity of Australia’s coral reefs, supports a new generation of reef scientists and advises policymakers in their quest to sustain reefs into the future. The Australian Coral Reef Society (ACRS) plays a key role by promoting scientific research on Australian coral reefs. It is a forum for discussion and information transfer among scientists, management agencies and reef-based industries that are committed to ecological sustainability.
    http://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences - BIOS
    Building on the success of more than a century of research and education, BIOS is committed to addressing pressing global issues in oceanography, marine conservation, and ocean health. BIOS maintains a diverse portfolio of research activities that allow our knowledge to be shared both locally and internationally. We work to understand the ocean because if we better understand the source of human life, we might learn how to make human life better. That’s ocean science for human good. Scientists at BIOS are investigating many aspects of global coral health, including reef ecosystem functioning, coral reproduction, and factors that influence coral skeleton growth. St.George's, Bermuda
    http://www.bios.edu/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Central Caribbean Marine Institute
    At the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) we are creating a hopeful future for coral reefs, vibrant ecosystems that have been the heart of healthy oceans for more than 200 million years. CCMI is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1998 to protect the future of coral reefs through research, conservation, and education. Cayman Islands
    http://reefresearch.org/
    (Added: Sun Dec 04 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Coral Reef Unit - UNEP
    The Coral Reef Unit (CRU) was established by the UNEP Executive Director in 2000 to coordinate UNEP’s work on coral reefs, with further direction provided by the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) Governing Council through decisions 19/15; 20/21 and 21/5. As of 2011 the Coral Reef Unit operates under the Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems Branch of DEPI, located at the UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand.
    http://coral.unep.ch/
    (Added: Fri Dec 19 2014) - Report this link as bad!
  • Coral Restoration Foundation
    The Coral Restoration Foundation Inc. (CRF) is a 501 c (3) non-profit conservation organization created to develop off-shore coral nurseries and reef restoration programs for critically endangered coral reefs at local, national, and international levels. The mission of CRF is to develop affordable, effective strategies for protecting and restoring coral reefs and to train and empower others to implement those strategies in their coastal communities, restoring and preserving these aquatic treasures for future generations. Key Largo, Florida
    http://www.coralrestoration.org/
    (Added: Mon Feb 09 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Coral World International Marine Parks
    Born of a passion for the sea and the wonders of tropical fish and coral reefs, the Coral World marine parks are the labor of love of a small number of enthusiasts. Touched with a steadfast belief that they could capture the excitement of the world below the tropical waters, and bring it to the awareness of the public at large, these enthusiasts have created a new phenomenon in marine observation. For more than three decades, Coral World has been the world leader in underwater viewing systems. The company has developed the only undersea observatories in the Western hemisphere and in the Red Sea. Two of the company's marine parks include the world's longest underwater acrylic tunnels. In addition, Coral World's tropical displays are recognized as the most beautiful in the world. Coral World St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands - Coral Island Nassau, The Bahamas - Oceanworld Manly, NSW, Australia
    http://www.coralworld.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • CORALations
    Working with Caribbean communities to protect and restore their coral reefs. CORALations is a nonprofit coral reef conservation organization based in the Caribbean. Our mission is: To CONSERVE, NURTURE, and EDUCATE. CORALations was founded in 1995 as a nonprofit corporation in Puerto Rico. The organization works to maximize limited conservation resources by uniting government agencies, academia, and the private sector on accomplishing specific coral reef conservation objectives.
    http://www.coralations.org/
    (Added: Tue Dec 13 2005) - Report this link as bad!
  • CRC Reef Research Centre Online
    The Cooperative Research Centre for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The Centre provides strategic scientific information, education and training to enhance reef-based industry and management of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in Australia. Centrally located to the Indo-Pacific region, in Townsville in far northern Queensland, CRC Reef and its partners were an internationally-recognised focus of expertise and experience in coral reef science, technology and management.
    http://rrrc.org.au/crc-reef/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Dixie Divers
    Now is the time to dive into the Dixie Divers PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with Dixie Divers, a dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community. What started as a small town dive shop has now grown into an amazing 5 star PADI dive center with our own new Newton 46 foot dive boat and our own training pool on the property. Today, the store is fully equipped with an air and premix Nitrox station. Deerfield Beach, Florida
    http://dixiediver.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 21 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Hawai'i Coral Reef Network
    Explore the Marine Protected Areas of Hawai'i in the Coral Reefs area of the website. The mission of the Hawai'i Coral Reef Network is to foster education and research on coral reefs by facilitating communication among the environmental, scientific, governmental, and public communities and to enhance the conservation of coral reefs through stewardship. The Hawai'i Coral Reef Network is a grass-roots organization of numerous individuals from a variety of state and non-governmental agencies concerned with the conservation of our precious coral reef resources.
    http://www.coralreefnetwork.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Horizon Magic Porthole
    Magic Porthole takes you into the fascinating and fragile world of coral reefs with online and offline multimedia and multifaceted experiences. Explore virtual reefs with reef creatures as guides. Enjoy playing games and winning prizes as you make discoveries about the lives of frogfish, cleaning gobies, turtles, seahorses, sharks, and many of the myriad other reef creatures. Join Environment Achievement Contests - Your efforts to help save coral reefs may win you a prize as well as a chance to encourage others through your example. Deepen your knowledge with exciting resources. Magic Porthole invites you to share your ideas with us. Created for the Science on a Sphere highlights NOAA's activities in coral reef science.
    http://www.magicporthole.org/
    (Added: Wed Feb 10 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • International Coral Reef Initiative
    The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) is an informal partnership between Nations and organizations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world. Although the Initiative is an informal group whose decisions are not binding on its members, its actions have been pivotal in continuing to highlight globally the importance of coral reefs and related ecosystems to environmental sustainability, food security and social and cultural wellbeing. The work of ICRI is regularly acknowledged in United Nations documents, highlighting the Initiative’s important cooperation, collaboration and advocacy role within the international arena.
    http://www.icriforum.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • ISRS - International Society for Reef Studies
    The International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS) was founded in 1980. It is the principal learned society to which reef scientists and managers from across the world belong, but anyone interested in or concerned for reefs, especially coral reefs, is welcome to join. The principal objective of the Society is to promote the production and dissemination of scientific knowledge and understanding of coral reefs, both living and fossil.
    http://coralreefs.org/
    (Added: Wed Feb 10 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • National Coral Reef Institute
    The National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI) was established by Congressional mandate in 1998. NCRI's primary objective is the assessment, monitoring, and restoration of coral reefs through basic and applied research and through training and education. NCRI operates at the Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center near Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
    http://www.nova.edu/ncri/
    (Added: Wed Feb 10 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • NOAA Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS)
    CoRIS is the Coral Reef Conservation Program's (CRCP) information portal that provides access to NOAA coral reef information and data products with emphasis on the U.S. states, territories and remote island areas. NOAA Coral Reef activities include coral reef mapping, monitoring and assessment; natural and socioeconomic research and modeling; outreach and education; and management and stewardship. Silver Spring, Maryland
    http://www.coris.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Tue Jan 05 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • NOAA's Coral Health and Monitoring Program
    Welcome to NOAA's Coral Health and Monitoring Program (CHAMP). Our mission is to provide services and information sources for researchers and the public in order to help improve and sustain coral reef health throughout the world.
    http://www.coral.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Coral Reef Conservation Program supports effective management and sound science to preserve, sustain and restore valuable coral reef ecosystems.
    http://coralreef.noaa.gov/
    (Added: Wed Feb 10 2010) - Report this link as bad!
  • Planetary Coral Reef Foundation
    The foundation's aim is to further our knowledge about the world's coral reefs by studying reefs in a global context, providing new ideas for ecological management of marine wilderness areas, and an apprentice training program in seamanship, expeditions..
    http://www.pcrf.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reef Alliance
    Reef Alliance is an evolving program that promotes sustainable diving practices and environmental education specifically for Snuba and Sea Trek licensees, Snuba and Sea Trek Guides, and Snuba and Sea Trek participants. Snuba International, Inc. and Sub Sea Systems, Inc. understands that the future success of business relies on the health of the world's coral reef ecosystems. Thus, all Snuba and Sea Trek licensees are proud members of the Reef Alliance program. Through education, awareness, and action, Reef Alliance members can aid in the survival of both nature and business. We are committed to conservation and hope that you will join us in our efforts.
    http://www.reefalliance.com/
    (Added: Tue Feb 03 2015) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reef Ball Foundation Inc.
    An international environmental nonprofit group. Our mission is to rehabilitate our world's oceanreef ecosystems and to protect our natural reef systems using Reef Ball artificial reef technologies. Reef Balls are artificial reef modules placed in the ocean to form reef habitat. We have placed Reef Balls™ in 59+ countries and our projects have a global reach of 70+ countries. We have conducted over 4,000 projects and deployed over 1/2 million Reef Balls. Reef Balls are the world's leading designed artificial reef modules. They are simply the safest and most effective way to create sustainable marine reef habitat. Athens, Georgia
    http://www.reefball.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reef Check
    Dedicated to global coral education, monitoring and management. By taking part in Reef Check surveys, divers, businessmen and fishermen alike develop a strong desire to take better care of reefs.
    http://www.reefcheck.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reef Environmental Education Foundation
    Protecting Marine Life Through Education, Research, & Involvement. The Reef Environmental Education Foundation is a grass-roots organization that seeks to conserve marine ecosystems by educating, enlisting and enabling divers and other marine enthusiasts to become active ocean stewards and citizen scientists. REEF was founded in 1990, out of growing concern about the health of the marine environment, and the desire to provide the SCUBA diving community a way to contribute to the understanding and protection of marine populations. REEF achieves this goal primarily through its volunteer fish monitoring program, the REEF Fish Survey Project. Key Largo, Florida
    http://www.reef.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reef Relief
    Reef Relief is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving and protecting our coral reef ecosystem. Key West, Florida
    http://www.reefrelief.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reef Relief Founders
    Welcome to Craig & DeeVon Quirolo's Coral Reef Website. Here you can learn about coral reefs & how to protect them based on our 23 years of grassroots efforts. Download free images by Craig Quirolo. Study coral reef health via 10,000 images of changing reef health in the Coral Survey Image Archive. Learn, explore, act!
    http://reefrelieffounders.com/
    (Added: Thu Jan 21 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • ReefBase :: A Global Information System For Coral Reefs
    ReefBase gathers available knowledge about coral reefs into one information repository. It is intended to facilitate analyses and monitoring of coral reef health and the quality of life of reef-dependent people, and to support informed decisions about coral reef use and management. ReefBase is the official database of the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), as well as the International Coral Reef Action Network (ICRAN). The ReefBase Project is housed at the WorldFish Center in Penang, Malaysia, with funding through ICRAN from the United Nations Foundation (UNF). Penang, Malaysia
    http://www.reefbase.org/
    (Added: Tue Jan 05 2016) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reefcare Foundation Curacao
    Reef Care Curacao, established in December 1992 by a group of worried citizens, actively contributes to the worldwide protection and preservation of the Coral Reef. Although the coral reefs of Curacao are among the best of the Caribbean, the founders want to keep them all that way. All potential stress factors must be reduced to a minimum in order to avoid further drop. That's what Reef Care Curacao is about.
    http://www.reefcare.org/
    (Added: Sun Feb 13 2005) - Report this link as bad!
  • Reefmaker Artificial Reefs & Marine Ecosystems
    The "Reefmaker" of Walter Marine deployed its first artificial reef in 1986. Today it is the largest reef builder in the United States. The Reefmaker has deployed over 35,000 artificial reefs and owns four patents. Research has proven our artificial reef units outperform all others in natural substrate, complexity/rugosity, durability, size, production of fish, estuary substitute and wave attenuation. Over the years artificial reefs have evolved drastically. Today's artificial reef systems are designed for specific tasks such as: species habitat, wave attenuation, oyster restoration, estuary enhancement, coral reef repair, recreational diving, fishing reefs, fishery management, barriers to protect endangered habitat, snorkeling reefs and as integral parts of pier construction. Orange Beach, Alabama
    http://www.reefmaker.com/
    (Added: Sat Dec 14 2013) - Report this link as bad!
  • The Coral Reef Alliance
    Welcome to the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL), the only international organization working exclusively to save coral reefs. CORAL provides education, tools, and inspiration to help local communities become passionate environmental stewards for the reefs. Together we develop managed marine protected areas and sustainable businesses to benefit coral reefs and people. San Francisco, California
    http://www.coral.org/
    (Added: Thu Jan 02 2003) - Report this link as bad!
  • The Coral Reef Alliance
    The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) promotes coral reef conservation around the world by working with the dive industry, governments, local communities and other organizations to protect and manage coral reefs, establish marine parks, fund conservation efforts, and raise public awareness with the mission to keep coral reefs alive for future generations.
    http://www.coralreefalliance.org/
    (Added: Fri Dec 10 2004) - Report this link as bad!
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