European Coral Reef Symposium 2024

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July 2, 2024

–July 5, 2024


Naples, Italy


The European Coral Reef Symposium (ECRS) aims to pursue within Europe, and among reef scientists based in or visiting Europe, the Missions and Aims of the International Coral Reef Society (ICRS). The ECRS is held every four years and hosted in European countries on a rotating basis by the European Chapter of the International Coral Reef Society (ICRS) . ECRS 2024 will be held in Naples, Italy at the Città della Scienza and at the Anton Dohrn Zoological Station. For this edition of ECRS, energies will concentrate on bridging knowledge gaps between tropical, temperate, and cold-water coral reefs.The symposium will bring together coral reef scientists, researchers, conservationists, policymakers and reef managers to present the latest research findings and exchange current knowledge critical to advising international and national policies in the conservation and sustainable use of coral reefs.