Reef Check FAQ

What are Reef Check's objectives?

The Reef Check program brings together community groups, government departments, academia and business partners to:

- Educate the public about the coral reef crisis and issues facing California's coastal ecosystem;

- Create a global network of volunteer teams to regularly monitor and report on reef health;

- Scientifically investigate reef ecosystem processes;

- Facilitate collaboration among academia, NGOs, governments and business;

- Stimulate local community action to protect remaining pristine reefs and rehabilitate damaged reefs worldwide using ecologically sound and economically sustainable solutions.