Celebrate Coral Reef Awareness Week by discovering the unique and vital role coral plays in our oceans. We all know it’s beautiful to look at, but did you know that coral houses more than 25% of aquatic species? Talk about more than just a pretty face! This marine animal is one of the most exceptional creatures living in our oceans. Unfortunately, threats such as rising water temperature and pollution are increasingly jeopardizing the survival of our coral reefs. With 60% of the world’s reefs at risk, it’s up to us to help save this endangered species.
Let’s change the way we think about coral. Learn about the importance of coral in our oceans. Become aware of its biggest threats and take simple steps to minimize your impact. Be a part of the wave of change that will save our coral reefs.
To start your journey to becoming a coral reef protector, explore the many educational resources we have to offer. Then, visit the Aquarium to see for yourself the beautiful and crucial part coral plays in our ecosystems.