Tabletop and brain corals.Photo by CORAL staff

CORAL in the News

CORAL’s global conservation work is regularly featured in the national and international news media. Read and listen to the latest here.

Skye – Climate change & the Environment, Envirotech, 7/12/21

Under the Sea, Sustainably Geeky Podcast, 6/18/21

These tricked-out planes could help save coral reefs from untimely deaths, Popular Science, 6/1/21

Hawaiian Electric Highlights Decarbonization, Volunteerism on Earth Day, Maui Now, 4/22/21

Climate Change TV Show Features Maui Girl, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Yahoo News, Nick Alive (Nickelodeon Blog), 4/16/21

Repairing Reefs, SuperScience Magazine by Scholastic, April 2021

Announcements; April 10, 2021, West Hawai’i Today

Hawaiian Electric Awards Grants to Environmental Nonprofits, Maui Now, 4/8/21

World Planting Day, KGMB and KHNL Weekend News, 3/21/21

World Planting Day, KITV Weekend News, 3/21/21

Maui Volunteers Honor World Planting Day, March 21, Maui Now, 3/17/21

Apple partners with Redford Center for youth filmmaking challenge, 9to5Mac, 3/16/21

$1.8 Mil Dedicated to Address Sewage Pollution in Puakō Waters, Big Island Now, 3/6/21

Native Plant Project Prevents 20 Tons of Sediment from Reaching Coral Reefs in West Maui, Maui Now, 2/12/21

Scientists are Gene Editing Coral to Help Them Survive Climate Change, Future Human, Medium, 11/18/20

Travel Pono with Us (and Our Nonprofit Partners), Mana’o, Hawaiian Airlines Blog, 10/21/20

Why there is hope that the world’s coral reefs can be saved, The Guardian, 10/18/20

Maui 10-Year-Old Grows 900 Plants to Protect Coral Reefs, Maui Now, 10/1/20

A ‘prolific volunteer’ grew 900 native plants to help save coral reefs. She’s 10., Hawaii News Now, 10/1/20

Coral Reef Alliance Invites Volunteers to Help With At-Home Native Planting Kits, Maui Now, 7/6/20

Help Coral Reef Alliance protect West Maui’s reefs, Lahaina News, 5/28/20

Scientific Paper: Management for network diversity speeds evolutionary adaptation to climate change, Nature Climate Change, 7/1/19

Conservation Spotlight: Coral Reef Alliance, SportDiver, 6/29/19

Summer for a Cause: Experience Maui while giving back with voluntourism, Maui Time, 5/30/19

4 Ways to Build a Sustainable Water-based Activity Business, TripAdvisor, 5/3/19

You Can Help Protect the Planet’s Most Vulnerable Species With These Eco-Friendly Charities, Parade, 4/19/19

How to donate your credit card points or reward miles to charity, Mashable, 4/17/19

Global Warming is pushing the Great Barrier Reef to the brink, Axios, 4/4/19

Baby Coral Declined by 89% Across the Great Barrier Reef, Global Citizen, 4/4/19

How to Add a Travel for Good Experience to your Next Trip, Travelocity, 3/15/19

Interview with Dr. Michael Webster, Sky News, 3/4/19

Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future, The Seattle Times, 2/19/19

Giving Coral Reefs a Second Chance with Probiotics, Hakai Magazine, 2/11/19

Illegal fishing, pollution, unsustainable tourism threaten Honduran reefs, Earth Journalism Network, 1/3/20

Video: East, West Hawaii Come Together on Water Quality, Big Island Video News, 10/24/18

Paradise (Almost) Lost: Nearly 99% of Okinawa’s Coral Reef is Unhealthy, Japan Forward, 7/26/18

Great Barrier Reef: Can Iconic Coral System Survive After Heat Wave Kills One-Third?, Newsweek, 4/19/18

Coral, Ocean Science Radio Podcast, 3/12/18

Wai Watchers: The Vital Role of Volunteers in Watershed Health, Ke Ola Magazine, 3/1/18

Mesoamerican Reef gets improving bill of healthMongabay News, 1/22/17

Coral bleaching is getting worse…but the biggest problem is pollution, The Guardian, 12/27/17

I have a lot of enemies’: the Honduran marine park rangers facing death threats, The Guardian, 12/27/17

How Coral Researchers are Coping with the Death of Reefs, The Atlantic, 11/21/17

Island Nations Fear ‘Apocalyptic’ Storms Will Overwhelm Them, VOA News, 11/7/17

‘Apocalyptic’ Storms Threaten to Overwhelm Small Island States: Leaders, Reuters, 11/7/17

Hope for Bleaching Corals in Honduras, Huffington Post, 10/31/17

U.S. Engagement in the Pacific, U.S. Department of State, 09/06/17

Former Miss Hibiscus Joins Our Ocean Team, Fiji Sun, 6/1/17

Help These Little-Known Projects Do Big Things On Earth Day, GlobalGiving, 4/14/17

50 Reefs Initiative is Good News for Coral Reefs, Huffington Post, 03/05/17

Upstream Solution is Key to Saving Reef, The Maui News, 3/1/17

Coral Reefs: Living and Dying in an Era of Climate Change, Huffington Post, 10/16/16

Intentan prohibir que los turistas naden con delfines en Hawái, New York Times, 9/6/16

Federal Officials Want to Ban Swimming With Dolphins in Hawaii, New York Times, 8/25/16

Maui ‘Ground Zero’ in Coral Reef Studies, Maui Now, 6/22/16

The Trip of a Lifetime, The Malibu Times, 6/8/16

Coral Reef Tourism in Danger as Reefs Struggle to Adapt to Warming, Inter Press Service News Agency, 6/7/16

Westin Maui Wins Excellence in Sustainability Award, Maui Now, 4/19/16

Kubulau Community Thankful for Generosity, Fiji Sun, 4/5/16

Maui College Earth Day Community Event, April 20, Maui Now, 4/5/16

Assessing the Namena Marine Reserve off Fiji’s Vanua Levu, National Geographic Voices, 3/16/16

Puako eyes sewage treatment plant, West Hawai’i Today, 2/16/16

Major Milestone in Community Effort to Protect Hawaiʻi’s Puakō Reef From Further Pollution, Business Wire, 2/2/16

‘Global bleaching event’ threatens corals around the world, Public Radio International’s The World, 10/8/15

Blueprint for Oceans in Parrotfish Paradise, Huffington Post, 9/21/15

SLIM Reef-Friendly Shoreline Strategies Training, Maui Now, 9/15/15

Spratly Islands: Burying Coral Reefs Alive, Huffington Post, 8/27/15

Climate change threatens reefs’ ability to protect coastlines–study, ClimateWire, 7/23/15

Scientists find surprising climate change refuge for reef-building corals: beneath mangroves, Mongabay.com, 6/16/15

Scaling Up Marine Conservation Initiatives in Honduras, Huffington Post, 6/4/15

Sorprendidos en Tela, Honduras, Revista Parques, 5/18/15 

Protecting our Coral Reefs, Mindanao Times, 5/14/15

Decline of Coral Reefs Poses Major Threat to Humans, Says Marine Biologist, Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/7/15

Photovoices: Empowering People Through Photographs, Bali Buzz, 4/29/15

The Greening of Maui’s Resorts, Ke Ola Magazine, April-May 2015 Issue, Page 21

Course to focus on protecting coral reefs, The Maui News, 3/23/15

Great Barrier Reef corals found to eat plastic trash, SciDevNet, 3/15/15

Saving Maui’s coral reefs–one watershed at a time, Lahaina News, 3/12/15

ReefQuest: A 16-year-old and his passion for the world’s reefs, Mashable, 3/8/15

Global coral reef project plunges into the Indian OceanSciDevNet, 2/23/15

So What Exactly Is the Coral Reef Alliance? DivePlanIt.com, 2/5/15

Recovery of Maui colonies after coral bleaching a ‘mixed bag’, The Maui News, 1/31/15

Indonesia Wins Worldwide Recognition for its Coral Reef Management, ACN Newswire, 9/22/14

Indonesian Fisherman Becomes First Ever CORAL Conservation Prize Winner, NewsPronto.com, 9/8/14