National-scale marine bioregions for the Southwest Pacific

This scientific paper, by KSLOF scientists Alex Dempsey and Sam Purkis, shows how they used data-based methods to develop the first comprehensive oceanic and marine bioregions for the South Pacific. These marine bioregions enable the design of ecologically representative national marine protected areas in Pacific nations.

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.

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 …

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 …

2014 Annual Report

2014 marked the fourth year of our historic Global Reef Expedition. On our journey around the world’s coral belt we have been rewarded with scientific discoveries and concerned by the pace and scale of the coral reef crisis. During the …