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Important Ocean Information for Hawai'i
A. Hawai'i sites
General Hawai'i sites:
B. Global links
Education & Conservation:
- Coral reef non-governmental
The NGOs profiled in this Directory offer hope for slowing down and reversing the
worldwide trend of coral reef degradation. The International Coral Reef NGO Directory
highlights the innovative and solution-oriented actions of NGOs who are committed to
improving the prognosis for coral reefs and averting the serious consequences destruction
of reefs has for marine life and humans alike
of coral reef organisms
- Environmental organization web
Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory! is dedicated to helping
others keep in touch and informed on the World Wide Web. With thousands of sites, it is
the largest exclusively environmental organization directory on the Web and includes sites
from over 100 countries.
FishBase is a global information system with all you ever wanted to know
about fishes. FishBase is a relational database with fish information to
cater to different professionals such as research scientists, fisheries
managers, zoologists and many more.
- International Biodiversity Observation
The purpose of IBOY is to raise public awareness about the
consequences of the loss of biodiversity and to further advance scientific
understanding of biodiversity issues. The initiative intends to enhance the
longer-term goals of the DIVERSITAS
program through the advancement of existing projects as well as the
establishment of new short-term projects.
- International Year of the Reef
Concern about the state of the world's reefs has inspired scientists and
environmental groups to declare this year "The International Year of the Reef".
They have accepted the following challenges: to plan and execute major programs of public
education and outreach about coral reefs and coral reef destruction; to assess the
conditions of coral reefs worldwide; to work with local communities and reef managers to
develop and implement plans for the sustainable use of irreplaceable reef resources.
- International Year of the Ocean (1998)
1998's sequel to the year of the reef. The major aim will be to create
awareness and obtain commitments from governments to take action, provide adequate
resources and give the priority to the ocean and coastal areas which they deserve as
finite-sized economical assets.
ReefBase is a database on coral reefs and their resources. Designed as a repository of
available information on coral reefs, ReefBase presents this information through user
friendly software on a CD-ROM. ReefBase has been created for scientists, academicians,
students, resource managers in government and private institutions, divers and other coral
- Sea links
A comprehensive index to marine life web sites from around the world. Area covered include
marine life, invertebrates, marine mammals, marine conservation, sea shells/conchology,
marine research, museums & aquariums, aquarium publications, marine artwork, home
aquariums, clubs & societies and diving links.