Samoa step up coral reef monitoring

AIMS has played a guiding role in helping Samoa draft the design of a national coral reef monitoring program to standardise and integrate local monitoring efforts.  This will help the Pacific nation better understand the status and trends of its coral reefs and fisheries and inform how they are best managed. In addition, AIMS concluded […]

GCRMN Pacific Workshop – November 2023

From 16 – 18 November, the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) Pacific Regional Node convened in Auckland, New Zealand, for a productive workshop to drive the production of the “Status and Trends of Coral Reefs in the Pacific: 2024” regional report.   The GCRMN Pacific node coordinators are currently working on the production of […]

Call for Coral Reef Data: Pacific Region

Over the last 10 years, the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) has adopted a new approach, based on the analysis of standardized coral reef monitoring data. The recent “Status and Trends of Coral Reefs of the World: 2020” GCRMN report was produced utilizing this approach which has made it possible to estimate temporal changes […]

A new Pacific Coral Reef Monitoring project

Bringing Science And Communities Together To Protect Future Of Pacific Coral Reefs Climate change continues to accelerate the decline of coral reefs worldwide, and Pacific island coastal communities and governments are faced with the challenge of understanding and monitoring rapid changing conditions of their reefs, to make informed and appropriate management and conservation decisions to […]