Links to Other Related Sites

There are many more ways to learn more about coral reefs and the organisms that live on them. We have listed some links to other sites about coral reefs and have provided some commentary on them. Email us if you find a particularly good or useful site and we will add it to our list.

 Here are some of our favorite sites.

Title: CHAMP (Coral Health and Monitoring Program)
Description: Contains information and resources relating to coral health and current reef issues. This is a site maintained by NOAA, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Their mission is to maintain coral health throughout the world. This site has a list of researchers, listservs to receive bulletins about coral reef health and much more. This site is very comprehensive so you might check here first.

Title: Bermuda Aquarium Museum & Zoo
Description: News and updates about Bermuda's coral reef communities.

Title: The Coral Disease Page
: carty_and_peters /coraldis.htm
Description: Discusses the various diseases of corals and other reef organisms.

Title: The Coral Reef NGO Directory
Description: Provides a list of organizations that deal with or are related to the study and preservation of coral reefs.  Organizations are listed by country of affiliation.

Title: REN (Reef Education Network)
Description: Offers extensive information directly related to coral and coral reefs.  Discusses coral reef problems and issues, answers questions about coral reefs, and contains a glossary of several words related to the reef environment.  Great for kids!!

Title: International Year of the Ocean- Kids' and Teachers' Resources
Description: Offers several different activities and resources for kids about marine life.  It includes a list of 25 things you can do to save coral reefs!

Title: REEF (Reef Environmental Education Foundation)
Description: This site contains information about protecting marine life.  It includes ways to get involved with coral reef conservation.  In addition it provides the reader with various facts about coral reefs in order to make the reader more aware of the reef environment.

Title: Ocean Potions
Description: This page lists excellent marine education resources for teachers and students for grades K-8.

Title: Reef Relief
Description: This organization promotes the preservation and protection of living coral reef ecosystems.It offers good basic information on coral and describes the organization's projects to save the reefs. Check out their efforts!

Title: FICUS
Description: Conservation efforts in the Florida Keys are the focus of this site at the University of South Florida.

Title: Baltimore Aquarium
Description: The Baltimore Aquarium is also involved with conservation of corals and has general information on corals.

ReefKeeper International
Reef Education Network
Reefnet, an Internet coral reef information service Information of recent discoveries, how to become a marine scientist, what the work is like etc.

Al Bodzin's Page cean.html Al Bodzin who is a graduate student at NC State has created a great web page for science educators. The page contains K-12 Oceanography resources.

The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN)


AIMS CoralBase Project

Other recommended sites include:
Australian Institute for Marine Sciences Coral Reefs and Mangroves page
Big Island Coral Reef Conservation Group
Coral:Florida Aquarium
CORAL:The Coral Reef Alliance
Coral Forest A non-profit organization dedicated to protecting coral reef ecosystems though education and action. K-5 and 6-12 teachers guides are available.
Coral Reef Ecology from the University of the Virgin Islands
Coral Reef Ecology from the University of Charleston, USA
DiveWeb Home Page
Egyptian coral reefs from the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center
International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management
Marine Life of Hawai'i from the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, USA
NOAA Coral Health Monitoring Program
Planetary Coral Reef Foundation
The Reef Resource Page
UnderWatercolours and Coral Reef Research Foundation
University of Sydney Coral Research Institute
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Coral Reef Protection page
World Conservation Monitoring Centre Reefbase