Coral Triangle Atlas October 2012 Training Workshop

ReefBase, a key partner and host of the Coral Triangle Atlas, has conducted the first GIS and MPA management effectiveness (MEAT) training in collaboration with The Board of Trustee Sabah Parks on 4th-5th October 2012. This training bring together Sabah Park Marines managers and Parks rangers for all six marine parks, the Sabah Park’s GIS…

Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, 2012 is now available in ReefBase

12th  International Coral Reef Symposium, 2012 is now available in ReefBase. The 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS 2012), held in Cairns, Queensland, Australia from July 9-13th, 2012, was attended by nearly 2000 delegates. The program included over 1500 talks and posters. The Proceedings contains almost 200 contributions from scientists around the world arising from…

Coral Triangle Atlas will be at Cairns 2012

The 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS 2012) will begin Monday,  July 9-13, in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The symposium will bring together international scientists, policy makers, managers, and conservationists to present the latest findings on coral reef science and management. Part of the official scientific programme of the ICRS 2012 is the mini-symposium on the…

Ten Dangers at the Beach

Rip Currents Rip currents account for more than 80 percent of rescues performed by surf beach lifeguards. They are powerful, channeled currents of water flowing away from shore that quickly pull swimmers out to sea. Rip currents typically extend from the shoreline, through the surf zone, and past the line of breaking waves. The best way…