Science Expedition: May 23rd

  May 23 1:55 pm.  We pushed off from the Chuuk Municipal Dock – Weno. We are on our way and so excited to be embarking on this epic journey – in the making for 5 years now.  I couldn’t believe it was finally happening! Our plan was to leave Chuuk, then travel to the […]

Science Expedition: Setting Sail!

We are about to embark on an epic expedition to visit the Yap Outer Islands who have invited us to work with them on fisheries and reef management issues. Follow our Blog as we cover these beautiful islands and their wonderful communities with whom we work in partnership.

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  

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 […]