As a coral restoration practitioner for the Puntacana Ecological Foundation, my primary charge was studying and helping restore coral reefs in the Dominican Republic (DR). Nevertheless, it is important to keep in mind that coral restoration is just a small piece of a much larger puzzle, and that supporting sustainable […]
Coral Restoration in the Caribbean
Coral restoration research, practice, and community building in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Coral Conservation Brings Hope to Haiti
Marine conservation in Haiti.
Lion Fish – Scourge of the Caribbean
What Are Invasive Species? The word “ecosystem” can refer to our entire biosphere – interconnected through atmospheric gases, ocean currents, and global weather patterns that affect vast areas, or to more specific, self-reliant systems that can be thought of as smaller ecological units. Islands are the classic example of ecosystems […]
A Firsthand Account of Coral Restoration in Practice
A Firsthand Account of Coral Restoration in the Eastern Dominican Republic Coral Conservation in Context Coral reefs are the planet’s most bio-diverse ecosystems and are critical to maintaining the health of our oceans, and across the world they are dying. Corals first occurred on our planet some 500 million years […]
Link to “A Hope Spot in the Dominican Republic,” an educational video featuring coral restoration work and a spawning event in the eastern Dominican Republic (2016).