Ulithi ROV Project

In October of 2012, Steve Moore and undergraduates Josh Ambrose and James McClure from Cal SUMB’s Ecosystem Electronics lab were invited to join One People One Reef. Their unique contribution to this collaborative effort was to develop an ROV that could extend the accessible depth range beyond where the scientists had previously been able to collect data.

Blue Coral: Helioporacea

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Blue Coral is known for its unique blue colour which it maintains even after death. Blue Coral, from the order Helioporacea, is actually an octocoral (polyps with 8 tentacles) and not a scleractinian coral (‘true’ coral with 6 tentacles). In fact, its not even that closely related to ‘true’ corals.  

“One Day” Music Video!

Nicole Crane at Cafe Scientifique!

Nicole was invited to speak on March 11, 2014 at SRI International’s renown Cafe Scientifique. In her talk: “Forgotten Reefs, Forgotten People: How Conservation in Micronesia May Be Key to Sustainable Oceans” she discussed how we are empowering communities to sustainably manage their reef ecosystems.

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Saving Paradise: October 2013

Our project was featured as the cover article October 2013’s Good Times (a Santa Cruz based weekly newspaper). The article was called “Saving Paradise” and the full text can be found here.    

One People, One Reef: Summer Outer Islands Workshop

Interest for our project is growing among the Outer Islanders and these remote communities have asked for our help. We are planning a sustainable ocean management workshop that would bring together representatives from across the outer islands to help develop management plans and share knowledge about reef ecology and fish life histories. We need funds to […]