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Scientists create largest collection of…

May 13, 2019

Phys.org April 23, 2019 A study from scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science offers a new way to accurately map coral reefs using a …

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Scientists Create Giant Atlas of…

May 13, 2019

Gizmodo Australia April 24, 2019 Coral reefs line shores around the world, but they’re sometimes tough to spot because well, they’re underwater. Now, a group of researchers has found that satellite imagery is capable of mapping reefs on a global …

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New Atlas Captures Conditions of Nearly…

May 13, 2019

Popular Mechanics April 25, 2019 An international team of scientists has created the world’s first global coral reef atlas. The atlas, created with the help of Earth-orbiting satellites and field observations, contains 25,097 square miles (65,000 square kilometers) of coral …

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Mapping Remote Coral Reefs Around the…

April 24, 2019

Aitutaki Benthic Habitat Map

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A study published this week offers a new way to accurately map coral reefs using a combination of satellite imagery and field observations. Developed by scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and the University of Miami Rosenstiel …

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High-resolution habitat and bathymetry…

April 23, 2019

Aitutaki Benthic Habitat Map

A study from scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and the University of Miami offers a new way to accurately map coral reefs using a combination of Earth-orbiting satellites and field observations. Using this new method, the scientists mapped over 65,000 km2 of coral reefs and surrounding habitats--by far the largest collection of high-resolution coral reef maps ever made.

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Scientists Create Largest Collection of…

April 23, 2019

A study from scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and the University of Miami offers a new way to accurately map coral reefs using a combination of Earth-orbiting satellites and field observations. Using this new method, the scientists mapped over 65,000 km2 of coral reefs and surrounding habitats--by far the largest collection of high-resolution coral reef maps ever made.

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5 Things You Can Do Today to Help Save…

April 22, 2019

Conversation with Conservation Photographer Michele Westmorland

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This Earth Day make a commitment to be a champion of our oceans. Our oceans cover 71% of our Earth and contain over 99% of the living space on our planet—but they are in trouble. Facing increasing threats from climate change, overfishing, and pollution, we need to take action to protect our oceans before it is too late. Here are five things you can do today to help save our oceans:

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Last chance to enter the Science…

April 18, 2019

ocean art

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There is still time to participate in our international student art competition, the Science Without Borders® Challenge! The deadline to submit artwork has been extended to Monday, May 20th, 2019.   This year the theme for the Science Without Borders® Challenge is “Connected …

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Celebrating 5 Years J.A.M.I.N. in the…

April 12, 2019

JAMIN 5 Year Logo

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For the past 5 years, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation has worked with students in Jamaica to teach them about mangroves and help them restore local mangrove forests through the Jamaican Awareness of Mangrove in Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) program. …

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Titchfield High School Students Help…

Thanks to our new partnership with the Alligator Head Foundation, this week students from Titchfield High School helped to restore the mangrove forest in Port Antonio, Jamaica. These students were participants in our Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves in Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) …

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