On the evening of August 29th, 2016, a group of 22 divers boarded the Conception of the Truth Aquatics Fleet in Santa Barbara, prepared to spend the next three days counting fish, invertebrates, and algae and doing substrate characterization.
Onatah Outfitters is thrilled to announce that we have selected Reef Check Foundation as our newest ocean conservation pillar organization!
Biosphere Expeditions, with local partners and The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), has successfully surveyed the effects of the 2016 bleaching event on Maldives reefs. We used Reef Check in our 2016 surveys to provide data on differences between bleaching impacts
Despite high salinity and water temperatures, even more extreme in the recent El Nino year, Oman's Musandam Peninsula's coral reefs are thriving, according to a recent Reef Check survey conducted by Biosphere Expeditions
Reef Check Haiti staff are hearing directly from villagers that there is an immediate threat of starvation in many small coastal towns located west of Jeremie, and moving south around the southern peninsula, to Port Salut and Abacou. Many villagers'
Reef Check honored five 'Heroes of the Reef' for their outstanding ocean conservation contributions at its 20th Anniversary "Save the Reefs, Save the Oceans" gala on the beach in Santa Monica, California on September 15th.
Be sure to check out the November 2016 issue of SURFER Magazine for a feature article on coral bleaching. Entitled "Brave New Coral", the article includes quotes from Reef Check Executive Director Dr. Gregor Hodgson.
Reef Check Eco-Tours are now being offered to the public in Marina del Rey, California every Wednesday-Friday from 10:00am-1:00pm and from 1:30pm-4:30pm. Each tour is a 3-hour highly interactive marine conservation program that gives guests the chance to become a
Reef Check helped to organize several important activities at the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) in Honolulu in June. The meeting was huge, with over 90 different session topics, 5000 authors and 2500 individual presentations.