Since 2018, Blancpain and Fregate Island Private have joined forces to study, restore and preserve the marine environment around the island. Coralive.org and BlueNomads.org led the field projects with additional support from the Green Islands Foundation, and the Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust. A new short film illustrates these efforts. Fregate Island is the […]
In December 2019, Coralive.org, in conjunction with the REEFolution foundation and Wageningen Research University, began the establishment of a scientific report to test the effects of the mineral accretion process. So far, the successes of the technique have been represented, primarily, through photographs taken in the Maldives and the Seychelles, and despite the seemingly positive […]
We are so grateful to announce our recent partnership with @merseamersea to join efforts in spreading love for our ocean and taking action to protect her! Founded by two ocean-lovers, Mersea Mersea is a fully human-scaled and sustainable online store selling T-shirts featuring their beautiful underwater photography. They are generously donating 10% of their proceeds to support our project initiatives ~ every purchase plants corals, so check out their site!
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 […]
FREGATE 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]