Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP) was the first marine protected area established in Zanzibar. Situated on the uninhabited Chumbe Island, the park encompasses exceptionally diverse, and biologically important…

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The East Asian Seas harbour more than a third of the world’s coral reefs and contain the highest coral reef biodiversity in the world. Many of the estimated…

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The coral islands of the Semporna district represent one of the most biologically diverse coral reef ecosystems in the world, and being part of the ‘coral triangle’ they…

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The International Year of the Reef Ten years ago, 1997 was declared the International Year of the Reef (IYOR). This was in response to the increasing threats and…

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Tropical marine ecosystems are among the most important tourist attractions, providing support to the economy of many developing countries and Small Island Developing States. Tourism can generate powerful…

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Coral Friendly Guidelines for Tourists   Extensively researched and endorsed by leading partners in conservation, these guidelines embrace the most commonly accepted ‘best practices’ around the world. They…

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Responsible Tourism Guidelines ICRAN worked alongside the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) and the Emirates Diving Association (EDA) in Dubai, to translate education materials for responsible marine tourism into…

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ICRAN Posters ICRAN: The Mesoamerican Reef(PDF File – 1.5 MB) ICRAN:The Mesoamerican Reef Alliance(PDF File – 1.8 MB) ICRAN: Managing Coral ReefsEng | Fre | Esp | Jap…

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Coral Reef Fund Coral Reefs are vital ecosystems. They shelter a vast amount of marine biodiversity and sustain millions of people through the services they provide: fishing, tourism…

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