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On the Web: Coral reefs

Action Atlas: Coral Reefs

Country-by-country review of reef status, divers’ guide and links to related sites.

Australian Institute of Marine Science

Site includes details of coral reef research and the full text of the publication Status of Coral Reefs of the World 1998.

Coral Health and Monitoring Program

Comprehensive site maintained by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, providing up-to-date assessment and links to related sites.

Coral Reef Alliance

Site includes educational material, photos, diver reports, related links and an international NGO directory.

Coral Reef Ecology

Introduction to coral reef ecology, with reference to the technical literature.

Coral Reef Research Centre

Research news, conference information, related links and educational material concerning the Great Barrier Reef and coral reefs in general.

Coral Reefs and Mangroves of the World

Site contains maps of the world distribution of coral reefs and mangroves and background information.

Jurassic Reef Park

A virtual tour of the reefs of the Jurassic Period.

Marine Biology Learning Center

Introduction to various aspects of coral reef science and related subjects.


Intended to increase understanding of reef ecosystems, includes news about NGO activities.

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