The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program is a partnership between the NOAA Line Offices and brings together professional expertise from across NOAA for a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and conserving coral reef ecosystems. It's mission is to protect, conserve, and restore coral reef resources by maintaining healthy ecosystem function.
The German Research Foundation (DFG) is the selfgoverning organisation for science and research in Germany. It serves all branches of science and the humanities. In organisational terms, the DFG is an association under private law. Its membership consists of German research universities, non-university research institutions, scientific associations and the Academies of Science and the Humanities.