Coral Bleaching and Mortality in the Chagos Archipelago

Coral Bleaching and Mortality in the Chagos Archipelago Atoll Research Bulletin, November 2, 2017 By Charles Sheppard, Anne Sheppard, Andrew Mogg, Dan Bayley, Alexandra C. Dempsey, Ronan Roche, John Turner, Sam Purkis  Abstract The atolls and coral banks of the Chagos …

2015 Annual Report

2015 marked an important milestone in our Foundation’s life – completion of the field-work for our Global Reef Expedition (GRE). We circumnavigated the globe on the GRE, engaged with 15 different countries and surveyed 97 islands and over 1,000 individual reefs. However, …

Chagos Study Shows Coral Reefs Resilient To Warming Events

A recent Chagos study shows that substantial reef recovery is possible after large-scale warming events. This article by Climate Progress cites Living Oceans Foundation’s recent Global Reef Expedition mission to BIOT relative to the study and their significance with respect to recent …

BIOT Field Report

Between 7 March 2015 and 3 May 2015, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation conducted two coral reef research missions to the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) as components of our Global Reef Expedition (GRE) program. Our primary objectives …

Adventures in Chagos (BIOT)

‘Adventures in Chagos,’ posted in the Scripps Institution Coral Reef Ecology blog, was written by Samantha Clements, a science team member on the Living Oceans Foundation’s BIOT Mission earlier this year. Adventures in Chagos Coral Reef Ecology Blog of Smith …

Coral Bleaching Hits Indian Ocean Reefs

Findings of coral bleaching in the Indian Ocean from the Global Reef Expedition mission to BIOT were published on CBSNEWS.com. Coral Bleaching Hits Indian Ocean Reefs CBSNEWS.com May 19, 2015 Michael Casey Coral bleaching has reached the Indian Ocean after …