About Us

The MAR-RRN seeks to be the meeting point between groups dedicated to the restoration, conservation, and protection of coral reefs in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras; in order to exchange experiences and create more close links between us.

Foto: Santanu Majumda/Ocean Image Bank
Foto: Alan Marquardt


The MAR-RRN is the main source of information on the subject of marine ecosystem restoration and is the regional platform for coordinating and developing innovative scientific and technical capacity of its member organizations.


The Mesoamerican Reef Restoration Network facilitates collaboration and capacity-building to restore the structure and function of coral reefs and associated ecosystems in the region.

Foto: Lynton Burger/Belize
Foto: Lynton Burger/Belize

General Objective

The general objective of the Mesoamerican Reef Restoration Network is to share reef and associated ecosystem (marine pastures, mangroves, beach vegetation, and beaches) knowledge, experiences, best practices, and methodologies among experts, technicians, scientists, government organizations, non-governmental organizations in the four countries of the MAR region and the Caribbean.