ICRS 2020, also known as the 14th International Coral Reef Symposium, is the primary international conference on coral reef science, conservation and management, bringing together leading scientists, early career researchers, conservationists, ocean experts, policy makers, managers and the public.
The main goal of the proposed project is to restore the three-dimensional structure across of coral reefs that were severely damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The project will be based in the Island Municipality of Culebra, Puerto Rico. Specifically, we propose to restore the three-dimensional structure across approximately 3 ha in three years (2020-2022), [...]
This project will assess the effects of seasonal changes in environmental variables across a human-impact gradient on seagrass meadows as a proxy to understand how these adapt to the undergoing global changes. We will also assess the effects of the invasive sea vine, Halophila stipulacea, on the native seagrass biomass and associated fauna.
In Madrid, Spain, from December 2 to 13, 2019, the Twenty-Fifth Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), known as COP25, was held. It is a meeting whose vision is “… to favor concrete climate action, ensuring an inclusive process for all parties and the formal integration [...]
This meeting was held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, organized by the Punta Cana Foundation; during the days of May 20 to 24, 2019. In the five days that the conference lasts, the day starts with a plenary session (where the presenter is given more time) and then continues with oral presentations in 15-minute format [...]
From October 15 to 19, 2018 at the Palacio de Convenciones in Havana, Cuba it was held the MarCuba 2018 congress. This congress, held every three years, was organized by the National Oceanographic Committee of Cuba and together with national marine scientific institutions. The inauguration of the Congress had a beautiful artistic program for the [...]
Puerto Rico and the Marine Environment Society were represented in the Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean Conference (AMLC) celebrated in the city of Mérida. This group the reunited first in Puerto Rico and celebrated their 60 years in this ocation, agglomerates individuals and institutions with interests in marine science of the Atlantic and [...]
As part of the commitment of the Marine Environment Society of delivering a message about conservation of coral reefs, Roger Guzmán presented and educational conference titled “Cultivo de Coral de Arrecifes en el Municipio de Culebra P.R.” (Cultivation of Reef Corals in the Municipality of Culebra P.R.) in the Exhibicíon Educativa Oceánica (Educational Exhibition Oceainca) [...]