Category: Front Page News

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. 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 Click… 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

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 threat… 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 »

Seasons Greetings from the AGRRA team

Seasons Greetings from the AGRRA Team Thank you to all our partners and contributors who helped make 2019 a great year. We look forward to sharing more news and details of our work in our January newsletter. May the wonders of the seas continue to inspire you in the coming year.   Happy Holidays!  Philip… Read more »

Florida Dept of Environmental Protection issues Summer 2019 Florida Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) Response Bulletin

This bulletin is the first quarterly bulletin provided by the Florida Dept of Environmental Protection – Coral Reef Conservation Program and Coral Reef Conservation Program. These bulletins will be Florida’s primary tool for communication to the wider community and will provide high-level updates on the SCTLD outbreak and response efforts with a focus on Florida…. Read more »

Conservation strategy for healthy reefs in Cozumel, Quintano Roo, Sept 23, 2019

Conservation strategy for healthy reefs in Cozumel The National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP) in coordination with the three government orders, and in close alliance with the Cozumel Reef National Park’s Advisory Council, will maintain a temporary and partial suspension of activities to tourism and recreation of the Protected Natural Area (ANP), starting at the “Palancar” reef and… Read more »