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, …

Cotton Candy Corals

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A mass bleaching event in the Indian Ocean turns corals cotton-candy shades of pink and blue Written by Elizabeth Rauer The phrase ‘coral-bleaching’ brings to mind ghostly-white skeletons of coral but what we found when we dived on reefs in the …

Nemo and the Zombie Anemone

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Written by Alison Barrat Comparing a bleached anemone to the undead may be a bit of a stretch, but it is fair to say a bleached anemone is hovering somewhere between life and death and depending on what happens next, …

Palau’s Archipelago — A Nation of Islands and Reefs

This article, published in the Seven Seas travel magazine, was written by KSLOF science team member Keith Ellenbogen, a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) during the Global Reef Expedition mission to Palau. Palau’s Archipelago — A …

BNT builds a mind-set of Conservation with BAMSI students

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) received a generous donation from the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) in the form of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation publication, ‘Atlas of Shallow Water Marine Habitats of Cay Sal Bank, …

Oceanco Presents Fabien Cousteau Blue Award

Oceanco Presents Fabien Cousteau Blue Award to the Khaled Bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation. Oceanco Presents Fabien Cousteau Blue Award The World of Yachts November 11, 2015 Oceanco was pleased to sponsor the Fabien Cousteau Blue Award at the 25th …

WNAV News Interview with Capt. Phil Renaud

WNAV’s Donna Cole interviews Philip Renaud, Executive Director of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation. Interview with Capt. Phil Renaud WNAV News (on SoundCloud) Nov 13, 2015 By Donna Cole How did the organization pick Annapolis for their headquarters, …

Fiji Field Report

Between, 2 June 2013 – 28 June 2013, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation conducted a research mission to the Lau Province of Fiji as part of the Global Reef Expedition. The research focused on coral reefs surrounding 11 …