Coral Beaching on the Allen Coral Atlas

Today the Allen Coral Atlas released a new version of its coral bleaching monitoring system, including biweekly bleaching data from 2019 to the present. This unprecedented data release helps resource managers react to bleaching events as they occur, and decision makers as they prioritize areas for restoration and mitigation. “Coral bleaching is one of the […]

GCRMN Steering Committee meeting: renewed efforts for 2023

The GCRMN convened on January 18th for a Steering Committee meeting held online, with key advancements and implications for both the network and global coral reef monitoring. Building on discussions and developments during previous Steering Committee meetings in February and March 2022, the meeting formalised updates at the global level and from regional nodes. Shaun […]

A new animated video introducing SocMon

The Global Socioeconomic Monitoring Initiative for Coastal Management (SocMon), which is part of the GCRMN and works through regional and local partners to facilitate community-based socioeconomic monitoring, has released a new animated video to explain what it is, why it matters, and how it works.   The video provides a reminder of why collecting socioeconomic […]

GCRMN presentation at New Colombo Plan (NCP) momentum event

The work of the GCRMN and the Status of Coral Reefs of the World 2020 report were presented by GCRMN’s Global Coordinator, Dr David Souter, at a New Colombo Plan (NCP) Momentum event, held at the Australian Institute of Marine Science in Townsville, Australia, on August 5. The New Colombo Plan is an initiative of the Australian Government which […]

Coral Reef Dashboards by the World Resources Institute with data from GCRMN

Coral Reef Dashboards were developed by the World Resources Institute and its partners, including data from GCRMN and presenting global and regional summaries of the importance, status, and outlook of coral reefs around the world. The dashboards use data from the Sixth Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2020 report, for charts on hard […]