It started as an organization to "..galvanize the dive community" to protect the planet's coral reefs. The Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) is now an international non-profit that "... provide tools, education, and inspiration to residents of coral reef destinations to support local projects that benefit both reefs and people."
most endangered environments on the planet, from rising ocean temperatures, overfishing and ocean acidification.
CORAL's mission statement includes, "We believe in the majesty and mystery of coral reefs, in their ability to teach, sustain, inspire, and give life. We are their students and their protectors; we hold the knowing that if reefs die, we all die—plain and simple."