Coral reef fisheries support the livelihoods and wellbeing of millions of people in the Global South. Since 2014, I have coordinated WCS’s global coral reef monitoring to evaluate the social and ecological outcomes of tropical coastal management.

Coral reef fisheries support the livelihoods and wellbeing of millions of people in the Global South. Since 2014, I have coordinated WCS’s global coral reef monitoring to evaluate the social and ecological outcomes of tropical coastal management.

 Tropical reef-building corals are the backbone of the entire coral reef ecosystem. My research investigates how coral communities function and how to safeguard corals in a changing climate.

Tropical reef-building corals are the backbone of the entire coral reef ecosystem. My research investigates how coral communities function and how to safeguard corals in a changing climate.

 MERMAID is the first online-offline data platform to collect, share and analyze coral reef monitoring information:  www.datamermaid.org

MERMAID is the first online-offline data platform to collect, share and analyze coral reef monitoring information: www.datamermaid.org