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High Coral Cover in French Polynesia…

January 7, 2020

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On our Global Reef Expedition mission to French Polynesia, we had the chance to study many remote coral reefs, some of which had never been surveyed by scientists before. But of all the reefs we surveyed in French Polynesia, the …

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Largest coral reef survey in French…

January 2, 2020

Mongabay by Shreya Dasgupta December 23, 2019   Researchers who studied and mapped coral reefs in French Polynesia over a seven-month expedition in 2012-13, have found that French Polynesia had one of the world’s healthiest corals, and some of the …

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Fish Findings: The Remarkable Fish…

December 19, 2019

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French Polynesia was one of the most magnificent countries we studied on the Global Reef Expedition. While there, we experienced first-hand some of the most beautiful coral and fish communities in the world. There are times, though, when the data …

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73 scientists study French…

December 17, 2019

Green Prophet by Karin Kloosterman December 11, 2019 The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation has released their findings from the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition ever conducted in French Polynesia. The Global Reef Expedition: French Polynesia Final Report provides …

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As coral reefs suffer around the world,…

December 17, 2019

Science By Liz Pennisi Dec. 16, 2019 In a world where warming seas, pollution, and predation are killing coral around the world, an extensive survey of French Polynesia has found a ray of hope. On some atolls there, live coral …

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Scientists complete largest…

December 11, 2019

Diving in French Polynesia (c) Michele Westmorland/iLZP

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation has released their findings from the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition ever conducted in French Polynesia. The Global Reef Expedition: French Polynesia Final Report provides a comprehensive summary of the research findings from the expedition, an assessment of the health and resiliency of French Polynesia’s coral reefs, and recommendations for preserving French Polynesia’s coral reefs into the future.

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Living Oceans Foundation scientists…

December 11, 2019

Global Reef Expedition: French Polynesia Final Report

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The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is proud to release our findings from the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition ever conducted in French Polynesia. The Global Reef Expedition: French Polynesia Final Report provides a comprehensive summary of the …

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Global Reef Expedition: French…

December 10, 2019

Global Reef Expedition: French Polynesia Final Report

In April 2011 the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation embarked on the Global Reef Expedition—the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition in history. As part of the 5-year Expedition, an international team of scientists worked with local partners …

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Become a Mangrove Detective

December 5, 2019

Students studying mangrove disease

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We are looking for educators and organizations to participate in the new Mangrove Detectives program! Mangrove Detectives is a citizen science program that consists of field and lab activities that involve students in the collection of unique data about disease …

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National-scale marine bioregions for…

November 19, 2019

Published in Marine Pollution Bulletin, November 2019 By Maria Beger, Hans Wendt, Jonah Sullivan, Claire Mason, Jimaima LeGrand, Kate Davey, Stacy Jupiter, Daniela M. Ceccarelli, Alex Dempsey, Graham Edgar, David A. Feary, Douglas Fenner, Marian Gauna, Hannah Grice, Sahar Noor …

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