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Coral reefs are in crisis.

WHOI Reef Solutions Initiative
is here to help.

Coral reefs are in crisis.

WHOI Reef Solutions Initiative
is here to help.

We are working to protect and reverse the global decline of reef ecosystems with rigorous science, advanced tools and innovative solutions.

Coral reefs support more than 25% of marine animals and one billion people worldwide. But today, reefs everywhere are in decline and face a wide range of challenges.

Give Reefs a Chance Campaign

July 29, 2022

Join our campaign to give reefs a chance in a changing ocean. With your help, we can all make a difference. Learn more >

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Give Reefs a Chance Video

July 29, 2022

Coral reefs around the world are facing a dangerous decline, but there is still hope! This behind-the-scenes video highlights some of the novel technologies and approaches WHOI researchers are developing to detect and diagnose at-risk corals before any visible signs of damage when there is still time to intervene

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A Coral Reef Kickstart

July 14, 2021

WHOI’s Reef Solutions Initiative takes a multi-disciplinary approach to investigate solutions for ailing coral reefs. Read more.

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Field Trip to St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

July 14, 2021

Members of the WARP Lab and several others on the Reef Solutions Initiative team traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands in October 2021. Take a look at some of what they did. Read more.

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Support Reef Solutions

Help us learn more about the challenges facing coral reefs and how our solutions can help save reefs around the world.