Coral Studies: Coral thermal tolerance – By Serena Hackerott

Coral "stress hardening" Corals are vulnerable to multiple environmental stressors including nutrient pollution and rising ocean temperatures. In some cases, experiencing environmental stress can increase a coral’s ability to tolerate later stress exposures. Coral “stress hardening” (exposing corals to moderately stressful conditions with the goal of increasing their stress tolerance) has the potential to increase ...

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Experiencing Reef Renewal as an Intern

For the first time in over a year, the Reef Renewal Foundation welcomed two interns back to help the effort again. In this blog post, they would like to share their experiences from the past three months while working with us. Cheyenna has just graduated from coastal and marine management in the Netherlands and wanted ...

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Measuring our Restoration Success

The goal of our monitoring protocol is to assess the success and efficacy of the coral restoration effort through the collection of data like survival, coral condition (tissue health, disease, bleaching, predation, etc.) and growth. Our coral restoration monitoring methods, like traditional methods, have focused mainly on the survival and growth of individual outplanted coral ...

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Job Opening: Reef Restoration Technician-CLOSED

coral Outplanting
Reef Renewal Foundation Bonaire (RRFB) is a non-profit organization which mission is to protect and assist the reefs’ natural recovery restore coral reefs in Bonaire by: propagating, outplanting, and monitoring of genetically diverse corals developing new and innovative ways to restore reefs that are supported by research collaborations and shared worldwide training, engaging, and inspiring ...

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