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The Transect Line - September/October 2017

2017 Poseidon Award Goes to Dr. Bill Bushing
The 2017 Poseidon Award for reef conservation was presented to Dr. Bill Bushing (above in blue) at Reef Check’s annual gala event on the beach in Santa Monica. Thanks to all who made it a successful night!

Reef Check California Completes Annual Channel Islands and Big Sur EcoExpeditions

Thanks to the generous support we received during our Kickstarter campaign and through contributions from expedition participants, we were able to successfully carry out trips to the remote coasts along Big Sur and the Northern Channel Islands this year.

Humboldt State University Students Become Reef Check Divers

This October, 28 Humboldt State University students were certified as Reef Check California EcoDivers as part of a partnership first established in 2009.

Reef Check’s Dr. Ruben Torres Wins CORAL Conservation Award

Founder and President of Reef Check Dominican Republic, Dr. Ruben Torres, has been awarded the 2017 CORAL Conservation Prize which recognizes leaders in coral reef conservation.

Florida’s MarineLab Rebuilds After Hurricane Irma

MarineLab, a Reef Check partner and EcoDiver training facility in Key Largo, Florida has been hard at work rebuilding after sustaining damage from Hurricane Irma.

2018 Biosphere Expeditions Trip Dates Announced

Sign up now for 2018 Reef Check/Biosphere Expeditions EcoExpeditions in the Maldives, Malaysia, and Oman! Each location now features a week exclusively available to divers certified as Reef Check EcoDivers for the Indo-Pacific.

New Children’s Book Addresses Climate Change

A new children’s book in the Cabo and Coral series addresses climate change with colorful images and lively story-telling.

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