Reef Check is an international program working with local communities, governments and companies to ensure the scientific monitoring, and the improvement and preservation of the coral reefs’ health.
The Island Research Center and Environment Observatory located in Opunohu bay in Moorea is linked to the French Higher Studies Practical Institution and is part of the French Marine Stations National network of the CNRS. For the past 10 years, the Center has welcomed more than 500 French and foreign researchers.
The ICRI (International Initiative for the coral reefs) is a voluntary partnership coordinated by a secretaryship welcomed by one or two governments for a period of two years. The USA, Australia, France, the Philippines and Sweden, the Seychelles and the United Kingdom have already welcomed the former secretaryships. The ICRI aims at collecting and communicating information, and support reef protection campaigns.
SPREP (Environmental Regional Program of the South Pacific) has been established by the governments and administrations of the Pacific region for the protection of its environment.
The IFRECOR (French Initiative for the Coral Reefs) is a national initiative intended to the coral reefs of the French over-seas communities.