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Rocky Island

Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean

Healthy Reefs for Healthy People


Healthy Reefs Initiative

Belize Barrier Reef, Belize

Region Active

Caribbean, Central America




Coral reef conservation, Coral reef research, Mexico, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala


HRI is a collaborative international initiative that generates user-friendly tools to measure the health of the Mesoamerican Reef. The main goals of the Healthy Reefs Initiative are to: promote the adoption and application of Healthy Reefs indicators by managers, policy makers and other leaders concerned with the integrity of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecosystem; Standardize the analysis and interpretation of reliable scientific data to improve reef ecosystem management; and Serve as an open forum for information sharing and networking among science and conservation partners.

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