These reefs need protection in order to continue supporting the biodiversity and people that rely on them.
In Indonesia’s marine protected areas, we are seeing a reduction in the exploitation of turtles.
The more we know about coral bleaching, the better we can predict which reefs will be most affected by climate change.
Edy Setyawan blogs from a coral reef assessment trip organized by CI, WWF and The Nature Conservancy.
CI empowers local Indonesians to monitor their marine protected areas.
New technology could make data collection quicker and easier for coral reef scientists.
To determine how effective marine protected areas are, we need to compare them to waters outside their boundaries.