Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative

Founding Year: 2003

Staff: 6


Melanie McField (Founder and Director)

Is an organization that works to “sustain people, livelihoods, and quality of life.” It promotes the adoption and application of indicators for managers, policymakers and other leaders concerned with the integrity of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecosystem.  It standardizes scientific data to improve reef ecosystem management and serves as a forum for information sharing and networking among scientists and conservationists.  It run ‘Interactive Eco-Audits’ to monitor the reef health.



Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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