Coral Guardian

We protect and restore coral ecosystems worldwide through the empowerment of local communities and of people around the world.

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Our mission

Coral Guardian is a French NGO acting internationally, and founded in 2012, which aims to protect coral reef ecosystems by implicating local communities and raising awareness among the general public.

Our story

Our actions

Since 2012, we have been working on protecting corals from the multiple risks that threaten them in three ways:

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sensibilisation picto Raising awareness
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40 000

corals transplanted

2 575 867

people have taken part in awareness programmes


times more species of fish in 4 years


local jobs created since the beginning

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Our latest articles

Coral biology

Macro and microplastics threaten cold-water corals

Written by Coralie Barrier and Florina Jacob. Acknowledgements to Leïla Ezzat.   Macro and microplastics represent a real threat to the oceans and associated organisms….

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Climate-impacted reefs may continue to supply vital micronutrients through fisheries

Acknowledgements to James Robinson.   Coral reefs rank among the most productive and diverse ecosystems on Earth – including more than 700 coral species and…

REEF blog

Carbon balance in corals

Written by Jeanne Kault, Florina Jacob and Olivier Detournay. Acknowledgments to Eric Röttinger.   Coral reefs cover an area of 284,300 km2 (Spalding et al.,…

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Adopt a coral

For 30€, you can contribute to reviving endangered marine ecosystems.

Is it a gift?

Adopt a coral for someone and choose the name you want on the certificate in the next step, or give them a code that allows them to choose the name of their coral themselves!

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