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P.C. Coral Restoration Foundation

Eastern Tropical Pacific Regional Group

The Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP) Coral Restoration Network was formed by the CRC in 2019 and has participants from México, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Colombia.


The group is led by Raising Coral Costa Rica. Other collaborators and sponsors include Center for Research in Marine Science and Limnology , the Environmental Minister and the National Protected Areas System government, together with the German Society for International Cooperation .

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Geographical Area of Focus: México, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Colombia

Group Priorities

Identifying the main research needs and exchange platforms for rapid communication and action on coral restoration through the region. Main priorities for the network are: 

Learn More

The Eastern Tropical Pacific Regional Group is always looking for new members. Come collaborate with us today!

Check out our repository of webinars and products produced by the group, find them below.

Outplanted Staghorn at TNC outplanting site at DryTortugas

What we are working on

Creating and integrating a website into the network for exchanging ETP work on coral restoration research, works, and experiences. 

P.C. The Nature Conservancy 

Meet the Eastern Tropical Pacific Regional Group Leadership Team

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Joanie Kleypas


Raising Coral Costa Rica, National Center for Atmospheric Research

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