Cairns, Australia. – CCEF joins the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) held last July 9 -13, 2012 at the Cairns, Australia. The 5-day scientific symposium was packed by over 2,500 delegates from over 80 different countries. ICRS is a gathering of coral reef scientists, students, managers, government agencies and funding institutions held every four (4) years. The symposium showcases current studies, findings, and conservation tools in coral reef science.