Coral Conservation Similar Videos
Dr. Lubchenco Visits Florida Keys Coral Nursey in 2010
NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco joins NOAA staff and Recovery Act project partners as they tour the Wellwood restoration site at Molasses Reef in the Florida Keys. They examine transplanted staghorn and elkhorn corals and a coral nursery.
Coral Forests of the Deep
Deep-sea corals provide habitats for a huge variety of organisms. These ecosystems are also important for commercial fish stocks. Yet for all their value, these reefs are at risk, due to trawling, ocean acidicification and other human activities.
Repairing the Reef: West Hawai’i Focuses on Habitat
On Hawai’i Island, NOAA is partnering with The Nature Conservancy, local communities, government agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses to restore habitat and improve coral reef health along with other natural and cultural resources.