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Develop or promote programs encouraging behavior that mitigates negative human impacts on coral reefs. Programs that would directly and indirectly support coral reef conservation and growth include:

  1. Greenhouse gas emissions reduction and renewable energy  
  2. Water quality protection
  3. Investment in reef-friendly businesses
  4. Responsible boating, snorkeling, and diving practices
  5. Sustainable, low-impact fishing practices

Develop or enforce local regulations that reduce negative human impacts on coral reefs. Regulations that impact coral reefs would:

  1. Reduce pollution and runoff
  2. Reduce the use of pesticides and lawn fertilizers
  3. Dispose of trash properly