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, …

New Marine Science Curriculum Launches Online

MAY 17, 2016 ANNAPOLIS, MD – Today the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches an exciting new educational resource. The Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum is a comprehensive digital resource freely available online. It includes award-winning videos, custom-built interactive exercises, …

Reviving Mangrove Wetlands in the Bahamas

This article featured in Tribune 242 highlights the Foundation’s Bahamas Awareness of Mangroves (B.A.M.) program along with its phases, goals, and hopes for the future of reviving mangrove wetlands and inspiring stewardship of this vital ecosystem through out the Bahamas. …

B.A.M. – A New Project to Restore Mangroves in The Bahamas

April 21, 2016 ANNAPOLIS, MD – This week, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF), in partnership with Friends of the Environment (FRIENDS), is taking students and teachers to restore a local mangrove forest. It’s the final phase in …

El Niño’s warmth devastates reefs worldwide

This article on how El Niño’s warmth devastates reefs worldwide, published in Science magazine, references Living Oceans Foundation Coral Reef Ecologist Alex Dempsey and focuses on the impact to the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) which the Foundation surveyed as part of …

Spread of the green snail Turbo marmoratus in French Polynesia

This article on the spread of the green snail in French Polynesia published in Ocean & Coastal Management was a result of research conducted by Living Oceans Foundation Chief Scientist Andrew Bruckner and Coral Reef Ecologist Alexandra Dempsey with other …

Earth Matters January Puzzler: Palau’s Coral Reefs

Each month, NASA Earth Observatory’s Earth Matters blog offers a puzzling satellite image for its readers to ‘solve’… or weigh in on as to what part of the earth the satellite image depicts and why it is of interest.  The January …