Raising awareness on the importance of corals

Raising awareness to better protect and restore.

Find out how

Current awareness programs

Raising awareness among local populations

Raising awareness among local communities opens a door to social and economic development for villages, mainly through ecotourism and the return of marine biodiversity. We are therefore developing local awareness programs for children and adults, as well as tourists and boat captains.

Fishing is the main source of food and income for the local communities we work with. Our goal is therefore to work with these communities to help them understand the importance of coral ecosystems for fishing, and the importance of using sustainable fishing methods to keep these ecosystems alive so that they can feed their families.

Our international “Adopt a coral” program

We have implemented a participatory marine conservation program that allows anyone to act and contribute to protecting our ocean. This program embodies the concept that many small efforts can create a powerful network for change: Adopt a coral.

By adopting a coral, you will receive a certificate of adoption and we will transplant a coral in your name onto an area where reefs have been damaged. The cuttings always correspond to native species so as not to disturb the balance of local biodiversity. Accompanied by an optional monthly donation, this small gesture for the environment also helps support local populations as well as the maintenance of our conservation activities.

Adopt your own coral

CORAL exhibition

It is often difficult to raise awareness for a cause that seems far removed from our daily lives. The CORAL exhibition immerses its visitors in a world of damaged reefs, committed fishermen and restored reefs… A message that is both urgent and full of hope.

The exhibition is currently available at the Musée Océanographique de Monaco until January 2021.

Raise awareness kit

We have developed a ‘raise awareness’ kit available to anyone wishing to make people aware of the importance of coral reefs and the dangers they face. The kit includes a quiz of 8 questions and answers, a speech already written out for you, a fact sheet on corals and restoration techniques, videos, as well as various tools to help you give a small presentation. So far, the kit has been used by people of all ages in schools, diving centers, youth hostels and companies. Contact us to find out more!

I’m interested in receiving the kit!

Raising awareness in schools on islands in the Pacific with MOANA

We support the skipper Lomano Takasi in his MOANA project: a mythical race for the Mini-Transat 2021 as well as a Trans-Pacifika in 2022. We are assisting Lomano in the development of an awareness kit on the importance of coral reefs, which he will use to raise awareness in schools on islands in the Pacific. Coral Guardian and Lomano share the motivation to champion the cause of coral reefs in the Pacific by proposing realistic and optimistic solutions.

Our past awareness programs

2018 Le Corail roi à Monaco
2018 Année Internationale des Récifs Coralliens
2017 Sandbox
2017 Cap sur IMPAC4: le Congrès international qui réunit les experts des Aires Marines Protégées
2017 Coral Guardian exhibition at the Aquarium de Paris
2017 Petition to preserve coral reefs
2016 Petition against dredging
2015 Manta Reef - Prize of the Jury Jeune Public
2015 Animation to raise awareness – Eurexpo – Lyon
2015 My Positive Impact
2015 Coral Guardian at the COP21
2015 Coral fluorescence exhibition
2014 Aquariophilie Responsable – Botanic – Lyon