Global Reef Expedition Final Report

The Global Reef Expedition Final Report summarizes the findings from our 10-year research mission to survey and map coral reefs across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans as well as the Red Sea. The Expedition involved hundreds of research scientists …

Tongan socio-environmental spatial layers for marine ecosystem management

Published in Pacific Conservation Biology Abstract Environmental conditions and anthropogenic impacts are key influences on ecological processes and associated ecosystem services. Effective management of Tonga’s marine ecosystems therefore depends on accurate and up-to-date knowledge of environmental and anthropogenic variables. Although …

Palau reefs excellent compared to others in region

Matangi Tonga October 20, 2020   Palau’s reefs had the highest coral cover observed on the Global Reef Expedition—says the latest report from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, undertaking the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition in history. …

Palau’s coral reefs found to have high coral cover

Guam Pacific Daily News USA Today Network October 24, 2020   Researchers discovered Palau’s reefs have among the highest amount of live coral across ecosystems worldwide, according to the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation.   Over the course of …

Palau’s Coral Reefs: A Jewel of the Ocean

International Coral Reef Institute (ICRI) Monitoring News October 21, 2020   The latest report from the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation finds Palau’s reefs had the highest coral cover observed on the Global Reef Expedition—the largest coral reef survey …

The state of coral reefs in the Solomon Islands

Phys.org June 29, 2020     Scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) have published a report on the status of coral reefs in the Solomon Islands. Released today, the Global Reef Expedition: Solomon Islands Final Report …

Overfishing Highlighted in State of our Coral Reefs Report

Solomon Times by Georgina Kekea July 1, 2020 Aside from providing mush needed protein, inshore fishery is an important source of income for local fisherman. A report in 2015 suggests that inshore fishery is worth close to SBD$90 million annually. …