Coral reef condition: A status report for the Pacific Remote Islands
Effective coral reef conservation cannot be accomplished without an informed and engaged public. The Pacific Remote Islands coral status report is part of a larger effort to provide the public and decision-makers with information about managing and conserving coral reef ecosystems. This status report provides a geographically specific assessment of Pacific Remote Islands coral reef condition for the period 2012–2016. Pacific Remote Islands were divided into five sub-regions based on data resolution, geographical features, and impacts to the ecosystem. Overall, Pacific Remote Islands coral reefs are in good condition.