Hawai'i Coral Reef Network

One of the most fundamental problems in coral reef conservation centers around the lack of science education. The focus of this area is to provide information on coral reefs in a variety of formats for scientists, teachers, students, and the general public.

Explore the problems facing coral reefs and think about their solutions. Read general articles and technical reports along with a brief review. Current contents focus on different types of reef management, laws, an overview of coral bleaching, and assessments of damage to the reefs from sediments and aquarium fish collectors. Links to on-line scientific journals are also provided.


Explore ways to teach coral reef topics in the classroom using a variety of methods. Build your own web page using our images and data.


Browse our index of over 75 references which cover Hawaiian coral reef research and other general areas. Use your Find button to search for keywords.


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shows.jpg (4361 bytes)Learn about reefs while watching an active on-line slide show. Topics include the importance of reefs, reef impacts, management and ecology..


Find out about reef workshops: what they are covering and where they will be next. Discover unique educational opportunities.


Last update: 1/25/2005