World Wetlands Day
World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The theme for 2019 is ‘Wetlands and Climate Change’.
Beneath tide, Running forest- An art and science exploration of Singapore’s marine biodiversity
Globally, marine biodiversity is under threat – pollution is on the rise and oceanic life is disappearing. Yet, marine life […]
Coral Reefs Art Exhibition – Endangered oases of the oceans, Germany
Photographer Tom Vierus will display the overall diversity of shallow water reef communities, the main reef building and dwelling animals (e.g. stony corals, fish, molluscs) and the threats reefs are exposed to today.
International Year of the Reef end of year report
We want to say a special thank you to everyone who has participated and been involved in raising awareness about […]
Status and Trends of Coral Reefs of the Pacific, webinar
Status and Trends of Coral Reefs of the Pacific was released this September and is the first report of its kind […]
“Beyond French Polynesia’s coral reefs, life” documentary screening in Perpignan, France
Serge Planes, CRIOBE’s director, and by Lambert Wilson, an acclaimed actor, who has been involved in biodiversity protection for more […]
“Coral reefs in all of their states” an evening of coral reefs in Paris, France
France’s Scientific eminence Serge Planes, director of the CRIOBE (Center for Insular Research and Environment Observatory), and Lambert Wilson, an […]
Tout (ou presque) sur le corail!
This project aims to offer coral-related content to the National Education System teachers who want to address their students in original, and catchy ways. It includes a clear, science-based textbook and 6 videos made by environmental influencer Léa Camilleri.
Reef Futures 2018: A Coral Restoration and Intervention-Science Symposium
The first global conference dedicated to the science and practice of coral reef restoration.
Art exhibition “Reefs”, France
This exhibition by French street artist Teuthis will showcase his original naturalist drawings representing the biodiversity of coral reefs from around the world, with a combination of scientific detail and graphic freedom.
Sculpture exhibition, Barcelona
Originally from Italy, Paola Idrontino is a multidisciplinary artist currently based near Barcelona. Inspired by the plight facing coral reefs, […]
Book launch: Coastal Marine Fishes of São Tomé and Principe
‘Fishes are the most diverse group of vertebrates. There are more than 32,000 known species and new ones are discovered almost on a daily basis.’
Bamboo Shark Release and Reef Clean-up
In celebration of the International Year of Reef (IYOR) 2018, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the Marriott Thailand Business Council, and the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources will host the Bamboo Shark Release and Reef Clean-up on 6 December 2018 from 9.00-12:00, at the Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Merlin Beach.
End of the Year Guam Year of the Reef Celebration!
Guam Year of the Reef 2018 is wrapping up, and we’d like to celebrate with all of our dedicated partners and community members.