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Find below the latest news and updates from our work and activity around the globe.

Coral Reef Restoration Project in North Malé Atoll, Maldives

Press Release December 2018 North Male Atoll, MALDIVES Recognizing the International Year of the Reef 2018, in this year’s final month, Coralive.org created a unique, 8,000-fragment-strong Mineral Accretion Coral Nursery in North Malé Atoll, Maldives. Mineral accretion technology can increase growth-rate and strengthen the resilience of corals to help mitigate against harmful effects of climate […]

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Coralive.org reef restoration gets underway on Frégate Island, Seychelles

FREGTE ISLAND, SEYCHELLES – November 2018 – Fregate Island Private, a luxury eco retreat in the Seychelles, is pleased to announce its partnership with Coralive.org and Blancpain Ocean Commitment—the beginning of a two-year study of coral restoration methods. The International Year of the Reef 2018 (IYOR18) provides a great opportunity to bring more attention to […]

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Mineral Accretion Coral Nursery setup in the Maldives

In the latest project, Coralive.org in cooperation with the local Maldivian NGO “Atoll Volunteers” on the island of Naifaru, managed to set up a coral nursery for fragment propagation. This included adding two different ways to nurse coral pieces which will be reintroduced to the existing reef once they reached a decent size. Program Manager […]

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Coralive.org Coral Restoration Project in the Seychelles

The commitment shared by Blancpain and Oetker Collection towards the protection of the underwater world has recently resulted in a joint initiative designed to regenerate and preserve the coral of Fregate Island Private in the Seychelles. There are many coral rehabilitation methods currently applied on reefs around the world. After surveying the corals around Fregate […]

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Status Update on Coral Growth

After a 3 month waiting period, Coralive.org returned to La Luz Beach Resort, Batangas, Philippines to check upon the status of the coral reef restoration project and to do maintenance. Despite sub-optimal conditions (too warm, sedimentation, nutrient content in the water) the majority (> 90%) of the coral fragments are doing fine. With the help […]

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