100IC in the Cook Island News

The 100IC Team just returned from the most recent expedition to French Polynesia’s Tuamotu archipelago (Tikehau, Rangiroa, Takapoto) and the Line Islands (Millenium, Vostok, Flint). A newly released article in the Cook Island News highlights the 100 Island Challenge and this particular research trip, which was jointly hosted by Scripps Institute of Oceanography and the Waitt Foundation and included researchers … Read More

Getting on Tonga Time: 100 Island Challenge Maps Tongan reefs

By Nicole Pederson Tonga is a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific. In May and June 2017, Clint Edwards and Nicole Pederson from 100 Island Challenge team participated in an expedition to visit the Ha’apai and Vava’u island groups in the Kingdom of Tonga. They assisted with baseline surveys of these coral reefs. In total, 27 mosaics were collected in … Read More

A history of survival: revisiting Jamaica research sites

by Clint Edwards, PhD Student In November 2016, the 100 Island Challenge team visited the north coast of Jamaica to work with teams from the Alligator Head Foundation and Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory, University of the West Indies, Mona. While there are still many pressing threats to Jamaican coral reefs, we were excited to find reefs in various stages of … Read More

New Publication: “Bright Spots” in Coral Reefs

“Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs” Nature (2016) Joshua E. Cinner, Cindy Huchery, M. Aaron MacNeil, Nicholas A.J. Graham, Tim R. McClanahan, Joseph Maina, Eva Maire, John N. Kittinger, Christina C. Hicks, Camilo Mora, Edward H. Allison, Stephanie D’Agata, Andrew Hoey, David A. Feary, Larry Crowder, Ivor D. Williams, Michel Kulbicki, Laurent Vigliola, Laurent Wantiez, Graham Edgar, Rick D. … Read More