Field Test-Grenada: Lose the Reef, Lose the Beach

Coral reefs are the coasts’ first line of defense against erosion and flooding in many reef-lined coastlines around the globe.

Borja G. Reguero and Nealla R.S Frederick

Reefs Like Zombies?

Coral reefs, parrotfish, climate change, Michigan tourists, and, well, zombies.

Cara Cannon Byington

Kids, Drones & Science at the Water’s Edge in Grenada

The future of Grenada is in good hands because kids like this — who can plant mangroves and test water quality without even wrinkling their clothes — kids like this can probably do just about anything.

Cara Cannon Byington

Video: A Sea Turtle’s View of the Reef

Go along for the ride with a green sea turtle as it explores a reef — and meets another turtle — in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Welcome to the Sea Turtle Rodeo

Join scientists and community rangers on a “turtle rodeo” to tag juvenile green turtles in the Solomon Islands.

Justine E. Hausheer

Hyperstability: The Achilles’ Heel of Data-Poor Fisheries

New research indicates that hyperstability — when catches remain high even as fish are rapidly depleted — could be a major challenge for assessing data-poor coral reef fisheries.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Effectiveness, Costs and Coastal Protection Benefits of Natural and Nature-Based Defenses

A global synthesis of field measurements shows that coastal habitats – particularly coral reefs and mangroves, can be physically and economically effective at protecting coastlines.

Siddharth Narayan

Wiring Up the Caribbean: Designing Marine Protected Areas for Coral Reef Connectivity

New research shows how conservationists can better incorporate coral reef connectivity into marine protected areas.

Justine E. Hausheer

Can Traditional Agriculture Restore the Reef?

Ninety percent of the land was covered with invasive weeds. But that degraded land could hold the key to restoring the reef on the island of Oʻahu. Just add agriculture.

Matthew L. Miller

Infrared Technology for Wildlife Conservation

Infrared enables us to see minor variations in temperature, even from a distance or at night. See how this technology is revolutionizing conservation science.

Matthew L. Miller

From Theory to Practice: Managing Coral Reefs for Resilience

Scientists and reef managers agree: the key to successful reef management is resilience. But how do you manage for resilient corals? It was hard to know. Until now.

Cara Cannon Byington

Innovation: Drone Mapping of Coral Reefs and the Coastal Zone

Join the Conservancy's Steve Schill and an enterprising student in northern Haiti as they use an amphibious drone to monitor marine habitats -- above and below water.

Steve Schill