volume 19, issue 1, P135-142 2017
DOI: 10.3755/jcrs.19.135
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Abstract: Coral bleaching in the summer of 2016 caused serious damage in the Sakishima Islands. In response to this event, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Japan Coral Reef Conservation and Research Center confirmed the bleaching status around Ishigaki Island. In its role as a nongovernmental organization (NGO) working together with people in various fields to tackle environmental problems, WWF Japan conducted surveys of the sea conditions and attempted to disseminate this information. On Ishigaki Island, WWF Japan …

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