“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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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.
Les coraux:des trésors en péril?
Le Palais de la découverte accueille 4 chercheuses de l’IRD pour des exposés animés sur le thème « Les coraux […]
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 […]
Photo exhibition ‘Coral reefs, a challenge for humanity’, Tahiti
An excerpt of the photographic exhibition “Coral reefs, a challenge for humanity” will be displayed in Tahiti, French Polynesia, in celebration of the International Year Of the Reef 2018.
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.
From coral to reef: A jewel in danger photo exhibition, Monaco
The exhibition, organised by the Scientific Centre of Monaco, is part of the International Year of the Reef 2018. It […]
Carpe Diem Maldives Pvt. Ltd. has initiated a 12-month social media campaign to celebrate International Year of Coral Reefs 2018. […]
Un día del Arrecife, Mexico
To commemorate the International Year of the Reef, a group of students from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in the National School of Superior Studies (ENES) in Morelia decided to create a “Coral Day” to share and spread the work and importance of these organisms as creators of life.
Seychelles Ocean Festival
The Seychelles Tourism Board is proud to be once again spearheading the organisation of the 2018 Seychelles Ocean Festival, the successor to the iconic and long-running SUBIOS (Sub Indian Ocean Seychelles) which, for two decades, played an important role in raising the profile of diving in Seychelles and also sensitising generations of Seychellois and visitors alike concerning the beauty and fragility of the Seychelles marine environment.
IYOR presentation at the CEPA fair, CBD
During the fair on Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA), at the upcoming 14th Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) there will be a presentation all about the IYOR.
IFRECOR awards 2018, France
The French Initiative for Coral Reefs (IFRECOR) awards is a national prize giving ceremony aimed at rewarding French overseas representatives (local Mayors, MP’s, town counsellors), and to broadcast their exemplary actions to protect and/or to sustainably manage coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass beds.
Fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
The next Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will be taking place between the 17th and 29th of November in Sharm el-Sheikh.
Montier-en-Der Photo Festival, France – Coral reefs: a challenge for humanity
This year, the Montier-en-Der International Festival of Animal and Nature Photography will feature the photo exhibition ‘Coral reefs, a challenge for humanity’. This powerful […]
2018 Science Festival in French Polynesia
Created in 1991 by the French Ministry of Education, Research & Innovation, the Science Festival is a national event created to favorize exchanges between the scientific community and the general public.
Documentary screenings and discussion about coral reef preservation, Mayotte
As part of the International Year of the Reef (IYOR 2018), the DEAL Mayotte, the Marine Natural Park of Mayotte […]
French Senate: What is the role of French parliamentarian in coral reef protection?
The French Initiative for Coral Reefs (IFRECOR) is in charge of registering and diffusing every action linked to IYOR 2018 […]
71st Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference
We’re pleased to announce that the Corporation for the Sustainable Development of the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina (CORALINA) is hosting the GCFI 71 conference.