IYORInternational Year of the Reef
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IYOR is a yearlong campaign of events and initiatives hosted by governments and nongovernment organizations around the world to promote and strengthen long-term collaborations for coral reef conservation.The year 2018 marks the third IYOR and is hosted by the Philippines.
The first Iyor was marked in 1997 in response to the increasing threats and loss of coral reefs, primarily for the largest bleaching event that occurred in recent history.
Their action is part of International Year of the Reef (IYOR) and Earth Day 2008.