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Restoring coral reefs: Guidelines, Best Practice & Success Stories

Wednesday , June 02, 2021

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Restoring Coral Reefs:

Guidelines, Best Practices & Success Stories

2nd June 2021, 13h00 – 15h10 (UTC)

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided (French & Spanish)

Moderator: Dr Jennifer Koss, Director, NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program

Welcoming Remarks

  • Ambassador Peter Thomson
    UNSG’s Special Envoy for the Ocean
  • The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC
    Secretary-General of the Commonwealth
  • Keynote on Reef Restoration
    Dr Margaux Hein, ICRI Consultant

Guidelines & Tools for Restoration

  • Coral Reef Restoration as a Strategy to Improve Ecosystem Services: A Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Methods
    Dr Ian McLeod, TropWATER
  • A Managers Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Planning & Design and the Online Restoration Course & Toolkit for Capacity Building of Reef Managers
    Dr Elizabeth Shaver, The Nature Conservancy
  • Discussion

Case Studies & Success Stories

  • Coral Reef Protection & Restoration Action Group: Actions throughout the Commonwealth
    Vivian Ramnarace, Belize Fisheries Department, Commonwealth Blue Charter Champion
  • A Trial of Coral Reef Restoration at a Large Spatial Scale by Okinawa Prefectural Government in Japan
    Tadashi Kimura, Japan Wildlife Research Centre, Tomofumi Nagata, Okinawa Enironment Science Center & Kazuyuki Oshiro, Nature Conservation Division, Department of Environmental Affairs, Okinawa Prefectural Government
  • Tales from the Caribbean: Coral reef restoration in action
    Dr Anastazia Banaszak, CORALIUM
  • UPLINK Winner: Plant a Million Corals
    Dr David E. Vaughan, Plant a Million Corals Foundation

Research & Development

  • Mission Iconic Reefs
    Tom Moore, NOAA
  • Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program
    Dr Cedric Robillot, RRAP
  • Integrating resilient reef restoration to recover Florida’s Coral Reef
    Dr Erinn Muller, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
  • Discussion

Concluding Remarks

  • H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco

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