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  

New Events for 2016

Jan 5, 2016: OneNOAA Science Seminar Series Coral Reefs in a Changing Climate: Combining Indigenous Traditions and Western Science for Sustainable Coral Reef Management in the Micronesian Outer Islands Remote access (webinar) or live 12:00-1:00 EST  NOAA Headquarters SSMC4 – Large Conference Room – 8150 Remote Access: Mymeeting webinars. For Audio dial toll-free (U.S.) 1-877-708-1667. Enter code 7028688# […]

OPOR featured in UCSC news: Bridging science and tradition

A recently published article highlights One People One Reef’s accomplishments and highlights the important work ahead to bridge modern science with the traditional culture.  It illustrates the work being done towards a conservation strategy shaped by local islanders to protect the marine resources that support their way of life. “All we were doing was reviving tradition,” Crane […]

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 […]

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 […]

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), […]