The World Resources Institute and its global partners invite you to the Washington, D.C. launch of a new, comprehensive analysis of threats to coral reefs.


Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Administrator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Jonathan Lash, President, WRI
Lauretta Burke, Senior Associate and Lead Author, WRI
Nancy Knowlton, Chair for Marine Science, Smithsonian Institution


Reefs at Risk Revisited uses the latest data and mapping to assess threats to the world’s coral reefs. The groundbreaking analysis looks at local and global pressures on reefs; vulnerability of people dependent on reefs; and provides recommendations for solutions. Launch events will take place in Washington, D.C., London, and locations around the world.

The National Press Club, Holeman Lounge
529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20045

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
9:30 a.m.

Please RSVP below.
This event is open to credentialed press and invited guests only.

For more information, please contact Oretta Tarkhani at


Registration for the launch of Reefs at Risk Revisited is now at capacity.

Please contact If you would like additional information or would like to be added to the waiting list.

Also, please note – a lunchtime seminar on Reefs at Risk Revisited will be held at WRI on March 2nd. Contact for more information.