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.
Active since the opening of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in 2009, the Red Sea Research Center (RSRC) is well-equipped to study the Red Sea with state-of-the-art facilities. With its striking blue waters and renowned coral reefs in our backyard, the Red Sea represents KAUST's most unique 'laboratory'. The RSRC undertakes a wide variety of research towards a comprehensive understanding of the Red Sea's ecology. This knowledge is crucial to ensure sustainable use and conservation of its natural resources.
The ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven are among the most important universal ports in Europe. No matter whether containers, cars, bulk and bulk goods, hazardous goods or project loading – the terminals at Bremen and Bremerhaven work with almost every type of cargo. In addition, the port group with the Columbus Cruise Center Bremerhaven offers one of the most modern and powerful passenger terminals for cruise ships. The distinctive division of labor between Bremen and Bremerhaven is the guarantee for success and as a characteristic feature of the twin ports.