Category: Front Page News

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease semi-annual newsletter – Summer 2022

Summer 2022: The first edition of the new semi-annual SCTLD newsletter, a collaborative product of Florida Sea Grant, NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program, and the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Coral Disease Working Group is focused on sharing coral disease knowledge and experience across U.S. coral jurisdictions. The newsletter highlights major updates, innovations, and accomplishments in… Read more »

Diadema Response Network: Concerns for Diadema – your help is needed

Newsletter published: March 29, 2022. (Para texto en español – haga clic aquí) The Caribbean may be facing another widespread die-off of sea urchins. Diadema antillarum, also known as the long-spined sea urchin, is one of the most important herbivores on Caribbean coral reefs, removing algae and maintaining open space for coral growth. In mid-February… Read more »

Webinar March 14, 2022, 12-2 pm EDT, Florida SCTLD Response – Caribbean Cooperation Team

Caribbean Coral Rescue in the Face of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease: An Introduction. The Caribbean Cooperation Team of Florida’s response to stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD), and MPAConnect, are pleased to invite you to join a webinar, “Caribbean Coral Rescue in the Face of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease: An Introduction” to be… Read more »

AGRRA Newsletter – Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Updates – September 2021

Read AGRRA’s latest newsletter on Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease and discover more resources and recent updates related to this topic. http://webbanki.ru/mikrozaimy Featured in this issue SCTLD Dashboard Updates Information on updates to the Datasheets SCTLD updates from USVI and Puerto Rico Latest additions to the AGRRA Webinars page Additional reports and Resources now available… Read more »

Aggressor Joins Turks & Caicos Reef Fund for Coral Conservation

Aggressor Adventures has recently joined forces with the Turks & Caicos Reef Fund (TCRF) to conduct a coral reef conservation initiative from the Turks & Caicos Aggressor liveaboard. During the course of the trip, the volunteers were trained in the identification of 14 different coral species and the diagnosis of the diseases that might be infecting… Read more »

June 4, 2020 – MPAConnect and AGRRA Launch Caribbean Coral Disease Dashboard

loans-cash.net The English language version of the Press Release appears below. Click for Spanish version/Comunicado de Prensa – versión en Español June 4, 2020 – As stony coral tissue loss disease spreads in the Caribbean region, a new online tool is tracking its progression and recording the efforts made to control and respond to the… Read more »

May 19, 2020 – Reef Resilience Network “Treatment and Intervention Approaches for SCTLD” webinar

We are sharing the news from our colleagues at the Reef Resilience Network for their upcoming webinar on May 19, 2020, 2pm EDT. Register for the webinar HERE This webinar focuses on the Treatment and Intervention Approaches for SCTLD. It will feature talks from Reconnaissance and Intervention Team co-lead Karen Neely, Val Paul, Marilyn Brandt,… Read more »

February 13th, 2020 – The Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative (HRI) releases its 2020 Mesoamerican Reef Health Report Card.

PRESS RELEASE – Mesoamerican Reef – February 13th, 2020, issued by Melanie McField , Director-Healthy Reefs Initiative /Smithsonian Institution CARIBBEAN’S LARGEST BARRIER CORAL REEF SYSTEM FACES NEW THREATS, BUT ALSO TESTS NEW SOLUTIONS To read the full report and findings see: https://www.healthyreefs.org/cms/report-cards/  PRESS RELEASE February 13th, 2020 -­ The Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative… Read more »