Media reports


  • Inaction Puts Coral Triangle at Risk, May 13
  • Coral Triangle could die by century’s end: WWF, May 13
  • Nations demand oceans be included in climate talks, ‎May 14
  • Nations launch plan to save ‘Amazon of the seas’, May 14


  • The Inquirer:
  • Arroyo, 5 leaders vow to save Coral Triangle
  • Manila Standard Today:
  • Arroyo vows to take lead in protecting Coral Triangle, May 14
  • Climate change threatens Asian coasts
  • Six nations vow to save Coral Triangle, May 16
  • Manila Times, Coral Triangle could die by century’s end: WWF, May 13, 2009‎
  • Asia News, PHILIPPINES – ASIA ‘Coral Triangle’ could disappear, WWF warns, May 13
  • Manila Bulletin, World leaders urged to support Coral Triangle, May 14
  • Manila Bulletin (Editorial), President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s trip to Manado, Indonesia, May 14.
  • Business Mirror, Race is on to save coral triangle, May 15
  • Philippine Star, Nations launch plan to save Coral Triangle, May 15


  • New Straits Times:
  • EDITORIAL: Exotic lifeline, May 17
  • Better livelihoods on the horizon if summit succeeds, May 13
  • Joint bid to safeguard Coral Triangle
  • Malaysian Star, Protecting ‘Amazon of the Oceans’, May 13
  • Bernama, WWF-Malaysia hails Government commitment in CTI, May 15

Solomon Islands

  • Solomon Star, Coral climate crunch threat: Millions in the Pacific may be displaced, May 14
  • Solomon Times, Climate Change Threatens Coral Reefs and Livelihoods, May 18

Media summary for non-Coral Triangle countries:


  • Straits Times:
  • MSN Singapore:
  • Coral Triangle could die by century’s end, May 13
  • SEA reefs could be wiped out
  • Coral Triangle could die by century’s end: WWF, ‎May 13‎
  • Climate change: 100 m SE Asians at risk, May 14


  • Sydney Morning Herald:
  • Fears of collapse as coral reefs feel the heat

(syndicated to Brisbane Times, WA Today), May 13

  • World must protect oceans: Garrett, May 13
  • The Age
  • West Australian
  • The Australian, Climate change could kill Coral Triangle: WWF
  • ABC:
  • Radio Australia
  • ABC Regional Online
  • Sky News Australia
  • Other Australian print media includes: Townsville Bulletin, Adelaide Advertiser, Bendigo Advertiser, and Herald Sun
  • Other Australian broadcast media includes: 4TO FM (Townsville), ABC Tropical North (Mackay), ABC Darwin, ABC 720 Perth, ABC 702 Sydney, ABC North Queensland (Townsville), ABC 666 Canberra,  4BC (Brisbane), JJJ Australia-wide.
  • Climate change dire for Coral Triangle
  • Climate change may drive refugees to Australia
  • Climate change to cause wave of refugees
  • Scientists warn climate change could destroy important marine areas
  • Scientists warn of economic refugees from Asia Pacific
  • Asia-Pacific countries sign on to protect coral reef
  • Nations at climate change meeting in Indonesia
  • ‘Coral triangle’ a global emergency

United Kingdom

  • The Guardian
  • Financial Times:
  • WWF warns vast coral reef in south-east Asia may disappear by end …
  • Scientists fear for seas at climate talks
  • Governments turn focus to ‘Coral Triangle’

(Syndicated to Ninemsn – Australia,

  • BBC (also ran in various language bulletins throughout Europe)
  • Asian summit plans to save coral
  • The Telegraph
  • Dive Magazine
  • New report gives grim outlook for coral reefs
  • Key coral reefs ‘could disappear’
  • Key coral could be ‘wiped out’
  • Fears coral reefs will disappear
  • Climate change ‘killing Coral Triangle’
  • World’s coral reef threatened by global warming

United States

  • CNN National and International editions
  • CBS national radio
  • Voice of America
  • Planet Green, Discovery, Bob Woodruff
  • Science Daily
  • Energy and Environment Technology News
  • Report warns against Coral Triangle collapse
  • Global Warming Threatens Pacific’s Bountiful Coral Triangle

Rest of the world:

  • Al Jazeera
  • Radio Live New Zealand
  • Coral reefs under critical threat due to climate change, say …
  • Otago Daily Times
  • The Standard
  • The Shanghai Daily
  • Asian Tribune
  • Asia’s valuable coral reefs will be gone forever by the end of …
  • La Republica
  • Sos dal triangolo dei coralli crolla la “casa” dell’oro rosso
  • Corriere della Sera
  • Coralli scomparsi entro la fine del secolo A rischio la vita di …
  • Excite Italia
  • Il Triangolo dei coralli rischia la devastazione
  • SiciliaToday
  • Triangolo dei Coralli scomparso entro fine secolo
  • Maxisciences
  • Le changement climatique menace le Triangle du corail
  • Nikkei newspaper (Japan)
  • Mainichi Newspapers (Japan)
  • Hospodářské noviny
  • České noviny
  • Nebudou-li ochráněny korálové útesy, 100 milionům lidí hrozí hlad
  • WWF: Ochraňte korálové útesy, nebo bude hladovět 100 milionů lidí
  • Glocalist
  • WWF warnt vor 100 Millionen Klimaflüchtlinge
  • Neues Deutschland
  • Noch leben die Korallen
  • Новосибирск&quot
  • Тихий океан превращается в смертельную кислоту – погибнут не …
  • Wissenschaft
  • Nach mir die Sintflut
  • Taipei Times
  • Coral Triangle reefs gone by 2100, study says
  • Sail World
  • Environmental Data Interactive
  • Sustainable
  • RedOrbit
  • Declaration: Oceans Should Be Included In Kyoto Successor
  • AKI – Adnkronos International
  • Asia: Millions ‘at risk’ from worsening reef damage
  • Vital coral reefs ‘face collapse’
  • Gloom surrounds future of coral reefs
  • Climate change threatens millions of coral reef dwellers
  • WWF calls for action to save Coral Triangle
  • Report calls for drastic steps to save coral reefs in SE Asia
  • Korálům hrozí zánik, 100 milionům lidí hlad
  • Avoiding ‘catastrophe’ for world’s coral heartland
  • Coral reefs are being wiped out by climate change
  • Asia-Pacific countries sign on to protect coral reef

Also ran in:

Pueblo en linea, Europa Press, BBC Mundo, Deutsche Welle Español,  Diario Digital Nuestro País, Terra España, El Universal (Venezuela), La Provincia – Diario de Las Palmas, La Opinión de Murcia, La Opinión A Coruña, La Opinión de Zamora, La Opinión de Málaga, Levante, Diario de Ibiza,, Metro (Italy),,, Híradó, Yachting Monthly, Travel Dive,


  • Associated Press
  • Climate change threatens millions who live off sea
  • Climate change threatens millions on Asian coasts

TIME, Washington Post, China Post, People’s Daily Online, Express Buzz, The Hindu, GMA, eTaiwan news, Malaysia Star, Philippine Star,, WKRG-TV,, Tempo,,,, Centre Daily Times, RedOrbit, Trend News Agency,, Boston Herald, Mid Columbia Tri City Herald, Whistler Question, Toronto Star, Weather Channel,, News 10NBC,,, MSN Money, Forbes, HeraldNet, Huffington Post, Medicine Hat News, Lethbridge Herald, Metro Canda – Edmonton, AZ, CJBK, Metro Canada – Halifax, CFTKTV, CJAD, Metro Canada – Vancouver, CKFR, CKTB, Metro Canada – Toronto, Metro Canada – Ottawa, Metro Canada – Calgary, 570 News, Kings County Record, (Pressemitteilung),, Las Vegas Sun, 680 News, KBS Radio, Sacramento Bee, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Houston Chronicle, 660 News,,,,  The Canadian Press, San Luis Obispo Tribune, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer,, Contra Costa Times, Seattle Times, The Herald-Sun, Town Hall, Seattle Post Intelligencer, Economic Times, GMA, WKRG-TV, The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Carbon News

  • Reuters
  • Coral Triangle at risk from climate change – WWF
  • Asia coral protection pact seen as important step

Windsor Star, Emirates Business 24/7,,, Reuters India, Reuters UK,,,, Science Daily, Thanh Nien Daily, People’s Daily Online, RedOrbit,  Indian Express, Cultural Heritage News, Gulf Times, La Jornada (México),  Europa Press, Prensa Latina,  Diario Hoy (Argentina),  El Tiempo (Colombia), InverNews, ABC Color, Diario Granma, Okezone, Business Times,, Newspost Online, Voice of South, Grist Magazine,

  • AFP

  • Fight to save the ‘Amazon of the oceans’
  • Climate change endangers coral Triangle: WWF
  • Climate change could kill Coral Triangle by century’s end: WWF
  • Climate change threatens Coral Triangle
  • Nations demand oceans be included in climate talks

New Straits Times (Malaysia), The Citizen, MSN Indonesia, Brisbane Times, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Indopia, France24, Times of the Internet, The Australian, The News International, Straits Times, Times of Malta, Mother Nature Network, Gulf Times, BusinessWorld Online,, Manila Times, AsiaOne, Sin Chew Jit Poh, Fresh News, Khaleej Times, Space Daily, Independent Online,  MSN Indonesia, ABS CBN News , Indopia, MSN Singapore,, Grist Magazine, Yachting Monthly, Diario Digital Nuestro País, La Segunda, Univisión, El Mercurio OnLine (Chile),  ecodiario,, Daily Times, Macau Daily Times, Petroleumworld, The Age, Space Daily, Brisbane Times,

  • Australian Associated Press:

·      Australia helps conserve Coral Triangle

Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Age, Brisbane Times, West Australian, Canberra Times, Courier Mail, WA today, Ninemsn, Sun Herald, Brisbane Times, West Australian, Northern Territory News, Townsville Bulletin, Cairns Post

  • Australia ‘must act on climate to north’

Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Age, Brisbane Times, West Australian, Canberra Times, Courier Mail, WA today, Ninemsn, Sun Herald, Brisbane Times, West Australian, Northern Territory News, Townsville Bulletin, Cairns Post

  • Xinhua
  • WWF warns risk of massive destruction by climate change
  • WWF urges world to save coral reef in Indonesia-hosted WOC
  • DPA
  • Klimawandel: Riesige Korallenregion in Gefahr
  • WWF: Coral climate crisis could displace millions
  • Other agencies running the story include ANI (UK), EFE (Spain), NZPA (New Zealand), ASCA (Italy), La Presse Canadienne,

  • WWF international press release was replicated in:

TopNews, Monsters and, Earthtimes,, Zee News, AZoCleantech, People & the Planet, World Fishing

  • US press release replicated in:

HULIQ,, Eureka! Science News, Genetic Engineering News, Insciences Organisation,, Business Wire, Environmental Expert, eNews Park Forest

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