Global Reef Expedition: Kingdom of Tonga Final Report

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation embarked on the Global Reef Expedition—the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition in history—to study the coral reef crisis on a global scale. As part of the 5-year expedition, an international team …

High-resolution habitat and bathymetry maps for 65,000 sq. km of Earth’s remotest coral reefs

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.

2016 Annual Report

This past year was a very different year for the Foundation’s staff, it was the first year in many that we were not occupied with field work aboard our research vessel in some far-flung corner of the world. Having completed …

Global Reef Expedition Final Report: Fiji

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is conducting the Global Reef Expedition – the largest coral reef survey and mapping expedition in history. The Global Reef Expedition is a five-year mission to survey the health and resiliency of coral …

Living Oceans Foundation Announces UM Rosenstiel School Partnership

Living Oceans Foundation Announces UM Rosenstiel School Partnership: New science collaboration will translate five-year Global Reef Expedition dataset into insight about the current health of the world’s oceans MIAMI—The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science …

Yachting With an Eco-conscience

When science and superyachts come together, great things can happen. This article featured in the October 2016 issue of ShowBoats International Magazine highlights the Foundation’s use of HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan’s Golden Fleet to further coral reef research and …

Oceanic Wonders Explored: World Heritage in the High Seas

This exceptional photo gallery featured in The Guardian online publication explores just a few of the incredible oceanic wonders that may become protected under the joint initiative between UNESCO and Living Oceans Foundation to expand World Heritage Sites to include …