Corals only cover 0.2% of the Earth’s surface, yet they are home to 25% of marine life. In the last 30 years, more than 50% of the world’s coral reefs have died. Innoceana is dedicated to being part of the solution to this problem thanks to the collaboration with the local non-profit association Costa Rica Coral Restoration.

Over the last two years we have dedicated ourselves to studying and monitoring Marino Ballena National Park to evaluate the best restoration strategy. We have now begun the active restoration plan: collecting super coral fragments, growing them in our lab, relocating them to nurseries in the ocean, and finally transplanting the coral to a reef structure.
We hope this will lead to the growth of healthy reefs in this area, where over 80% of the coral reef has already been lost.

Our impact: Initiating restoration efforts for one of the most destroyed coral reefs in Costa Rica, in Marino Ballena National Park.



Of coral rescued and re-planted



Of coral installed in the ocean to
plant the fragments

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