The International Coral Reef Initiative declared 2018 the third International Year of the Reef to highlight the value of coral reefs and the importance of their conservation.
The goals of the International Year of the Reef were to:
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To learn more about the 2018 International Year of the Reef, visit https://www.iyor2018.org/.
The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program was established in 2000 by the Coral Reef Conservation Act. Headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, the program is part of NOAA's Office for Coastal Management.
The Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS) is the program's information portal that provides access to NOAA coral reef data and products.
U.S. Coral Reef Task Force
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