Given the many threats coral reefs are facing around the world, it is imperative to build and strengthen our capacities to help them.
Lionfish are an invasive species in the Caribbean native to the Indo-Pacific. But that is not why they pose such a threat to our coral reef ecosystems…
One identified threat that has affected up to 30% of more than 20 species of coral in the Caribbean is Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD).
Fish Spawning Aggregation Sites Monitoring
We are currently trying to validate multiple FSA sites in order to begin monitoring and assessments.
Born through the local Garífuna community initiative after realizing how important these ecosystems are when it comes to the protection of coastlines and therefore their own homes.
Hawksbill Sea Turtle Monitoring & Conservation
In Cayos Cochinos, the only sea turtle that has been recorded nesting is the hawksbill turtle. This is one of HCRF's longest running programs.