The Coral Identification Capacity Building Program is pleased to announce the release of the 2nd edition of the Coral Finder Toolkit – now available in English and Bahasa Indonesia. This release is an important landmark for our organisation which has come a long way since we launched our dream of practical, easy-to-grasp tools for coral […]
The Coral Identification Capacity Building Program (CICBP) is pleased to announce the arrival of our Trainer program. For the last year we have been building and testing a program of resources aimed at empowering people to effectively teach Indo Pacific hard coral identification. To do this we collaborated with the Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area […]
Corals might appear to be a dominant force on many reefs but they certainly do not have it all their own way. This article illustrates some common coral-sponge interactions where corals usually come off second best.
The next CICBP Coral Identification Workshop will be at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast, Queensland – Monday 29th August 2011. The Coral Identification Capacity Building Program will be running a one-day fast-start coral identification workshop to be held immediately after the Australian Coral Reef Society Conference. The full day workshop will be based around the Coral […]
In March 2011 the CICBP conducted 2 coral identification workshops in Sabah, Malaysia. The workshops were commissioned by Dr Elizabeth Wood of the UK based Marine Conservation Society in partnership with Sabah Parks with supporting funding was supplied by the Darwin initiative. Coral interested types with a good memory will recall that Elizabeth Wood as […]
Dear All The Coral Hub is under active construction and will be undergoing user testing during June-Aug. 201o. If you are interested in helping us refine the content of the Coral Hub then email us and we will keep you in the loop as the site coms to life. Our goal is to produce a […]
Next week the Coral Finder Toolkit will be launched at two workshops in Suva, run in conjunction with the Fiji LMMA Network. The brand new Coral Finder, a visual decsion too for identifying corals to genera level are available for purchase at byo guides.
The first set of coral identification workshops will be happening this February in Suva, Fiji. Dates for the workshop are: February 2-5, 2010 February 8-11, 2010