Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium
carbonate structures secreted by corals. Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny
Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems. They teem with life,
with perhaps one quarter of all ocean species depending on reefs...
The Coral Reef Conservation Program is a partnership between the NOAA Line
Offices that work on coral reef issues. We bring together expertise from across ...
Conservation of ocean environments, seas, coasts, the coral reefs and their
magnicient diversity of marine animals and plants.
Coral reefs are the most diverse and beautiful of all marine habitats. Large wave
resistant structures have accumulated from the slow growth of corals.
The Coral Reef Alliance is committed to coral reef conservation. We lead
research, education and public awareness campaigns to preserve the health of
Coral reefs are the foundation of many marine ecosystems—and they are in
The Nature Conservancy is dedicated to protecting these vital coral reef
ecosystems and all the corals, fish and people that depend on them.
Welcome to the unique, stunning and hugely diverse world of coral reefs!
Everywhere you look the reef harbours an incredible array of life, from cleaner
Naturalist Charles Darwin's theory of coral formation is widely accepted. This
theory recognizes three types of reefs: the fringing reef, the barrier reef, and the ...