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2017 Youth Action Plan Project

We enthusiastically  announce our third year of partnering with Bluecology to bring a dynamic team of students, educators, and researchers with us to Ulithi in 2017. The team will  work  together  with community leaders, local students and the OPOR science team to assist with the second stage of developing an action plan for youth leadership.  This […]

John B Rulmal Jr wins 2016 CORAL Conservation Prize!

Congratulations Junior! Our 2016 CORAL Conservation Prize Winner John B Rulmal Jr is passionate, driven and dedicated. He is one of the inspirational visionaries making remarkable advancements in reef conservation and management along with his community on the Ulithi Atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia. CORAL is pleased to honor Mr. Rulmal and his […]

Ultihi Team visiting Santa Cruz!

The local team for Ulithi Atoll will be visiting California to talk about their award winning work along with the Santa Cruz Science team! come hear how they are changing the way coral reef conservation is achieved… Thursday 22 September 2016 Cabrillo Horticulture Rm 5005 5:30PM  

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A Night on the Turtle Islands: Guest Post from Deena

We recently shared some reflections from Samantha, who joined us for our 2015 trip to Ulithi as a part of our Youth Expedition with BluEcology. Here, Deena shares her experience from camping out at the Turtle Islands on June 24 with the youth team. Read the rest of her notes from this year’s trip and see more […]

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Reflections from Ulithi: Sam’s Thoughts

Samantha Stone is a student who came to Ulithi in summer 2015 as a part of the Youth Action Plan expedition with Bluecology. Here, she shares some of her thoughts and impressions from her trip. It took some time for me to reflect and fully articulate all of the feelings that came out of being in […]

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Notes from the science team

People from the outer islands working collaboratively with scientists to enhance management and knowledge of coral reefs and associated resources. The science and youth teams are both back in the states after an incredibly productive visit to Ulithi this summer. Despite the extensive destruction from Typhoon Maysak (a category 5 that hit Easter weekend 2015), […]