Caye Caulker : An Eco-Friendly Paradise

Posted Thursday October 28, 2021 by Reef Relief

Written by : Cory Beach Caye Caulker lies off the coast of...

Written by : Cory Beach Caye Caulker lies off the coast of Belize, just to the south of Mexico, in the calm, warm, turquoise waters of the Caribbean sea. It...

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Continue Protecting Goliath Groupers

Posted Thursday September 30, 2021 by Reef Relief

To the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Reef Relief continues to...

To the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Reef Relief continues to publicly oppose any type of harvest on the critically endangered Goliath Grouper. Goliath Groupers are a special sight...

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Continue Protecting Goliath Groupers

GUIDE TO MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION

Posted Friday August 13, 2021 by Reef Relief

Plastic can be found in many of the items that people use...

Plastic can be found in many of the items that people use on a daily basis. Despite the benefits that make it popular, the overuse of plastic is taking a...

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Protect the Goliath grouper population

Posted Tuesday June 01, 2021 by Reef Relief

Reef Relief publicly opposes any type of harvest on the critically endangered...

Reef Relief publicly opposes any type of harvest on the critically endangered Goliath grouper. Top predators like the Goliath Grouper are essential in maintaining a balanced ecosystem. Goliath groupers nearly...

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Protect the Goliath grouper population

Lesson 27: Conservation and Review

Posted Thursday May 21, 2020 by Reef Relief

Conservation and Virtual Lesson Wrap Up Key Points: Review Polls What is...

Conservation and Virtual Lesson Wrap Up Key Points: Review Polls What is Conservation? How can humans conserve the environment? How can you help? Reduce, Reuse, Recycling Carbon Footprint Volunteer Opportunities...

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Lesson 26: Kelp Forests

Posted Wednesday May 20, 2020 by Reef Relief

Topic: Kelp Forests Key Points: What is kelp? Where are kelp forests...

Topic: Kelp Forests Key Points: What is kelp? Where are kelp forests found? What lives in a kelp forest? How do these ecosystems compare? What are the benefits for kelp...

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Lesson 25: The Arctic and Antarctica

Posted Sunday May 17, 2020 by Reef Relief

Topic: The Arctic and Antarctica Key Points: Where they are located Geography...

Topic: The Arctic and Antarctica Key Points: Where they are located Geography Weather Animals Compare and Contrast Worksheets: Worksheet 1: Arctic vs Antarctica Worksheet 1- arctic vs antarctic compare Worksheet...

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Lesson 24: Extraordinary Fish

Posted Thursday May 14, 2020 by Reef Relief

Extraordinary Fish! Key Points: Adaptations Fastest Fish Largest Bony Fish Largest Fish...

Extraordinary Fish! Key Points: Adaptations Fastest Fish Largest Bony Fish Largest Fish Longest Bony Fish Smallest Bony Fish Why are fish poisonous? Most Poisonous Why are some fish colorful? What...

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Lesson 23: Rays

Posted Tuesday May 12, 2020 by Reef Relief

Topic: Rays Key Points: What is a fish Classes of fish Sharks...

Topic: Rays Key Points: What is a fish Classes of fish Sharks vs Rays Body Characteristics Defense Species Examples Worksheets: Worksheet 1: Fish Compare Worksheet 1- fish compare Worksheet1- fish...

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Lesson 22: Invasive species

Posted Sunday May 10, 2020 by Reef Relief

Topic: Invasive Species Key Points: Invasive vs non-native vs Native What makes...

Topic: Invasive Species Key Points: Invasive vs non-native vs Native What makes a species invasive? Pathways Popular invasive species What is being done to fight invasive species How can you...

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Lesson 21: Marine Science Careers

Posted Thursday May 07, 2020 by Reef Relief

Marine Science Careers Key Points: What is Marine Science? Who can you...

Marine Science Careers Key Points: What is Marine Science? Who can you work for? Government, Non profit, Business, University, Individual Job fields: Research -Lab -In the field Policy -Environmental Law -Influencing policy...

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Lesson 20: Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release

Posted Tuesday May 05, 2020 by Reef Relief

Topic: Marine Animal Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release Key Points: The Three R’s...

Topic: Marine Animal Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release Key Points: The Three R’s What animals do we rehabilitate? Morphology of the animals Common Symptoms Diagnosis Treatments Releasing Worksheets: Worksheet 1- Morphology...

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Lesson 19: Marine Protected Areas

Posted Sunday May 03, 2020 by Reef Relief

Lesson topic: Marine Protected Areas Key Points: What is a Marine Protected...

Lesson topic: Marine Protected Areas Key Points: What is a Marine Protected Area? Other environmental protection terms Who is in charge? Why do we have MPAs The history behind MPAs...

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Lesson 18: Climate Change

Posted Thursday April 30, 2020 by Reef Relief

Climate Change Key Points: What is it? Climate vs Weather Glaciers Sea...

Climate Change Key Points: What is it? Climate vs Weather Glaciers Sea Level Rise Big Storms Heat waves and drought Greenhouse gases The Greenhouse effect Oceans regulate temperature Ocean Acidification...

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Lesson 17: Plastics

Posted Tuesday April 28, 2020 by Reef Relief

Lesson Topics: Plastic Key Points: Marine Debris What is plastic How it’s...

Lesson Topics: Plastic Key Points: Marine Debris What is plastic How it’s made Plastic life span’ Plastic Problems Plastic Pollution Microplastics Biomagnification Gyres Solutions Activity: Worksheet 1: Plastic Use Worksheet...

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Lesson 16: Coral Disease

Posted Sunday April 26, 2020 by Reef Relief

Lesson Topics: Coral Disease Key Points: Pathogen What is Coral Disease Aspergillosis...

Lesson Topics: Coral Disease Key Points: Pathogen What is Coral Disease Aspergillosis White Pox Black Band White Band White Plague Yellow Band Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Activity: Worksheet 1:...

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Lesson 15: Mysteries of the Deep Sea

Posted Thursday April 23, 2020 by Reef Relief

Mysteries of the Deep Sea Key Points: Ocean Zones Twilight Zone Midnight...

Mysteries of the Deep Sea Key Points: Ocean Zones Twilight Zone Midnight Zones Abyssal Zone Hadal Zone Animal Adaptations Coloring Teeth Diet Bioluminescence Scales Eyes Who lives in the deep?...

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Lesson 14: Invertebrates pt 2

Posted Tuesday April 21, 2020 by Reef Relief

Lesson Topics: Marine Invertebrates Day 2 Key Points: What is an invertebrate...

Lesson Topics: Marine Invertebrates Day 2 Key Points: What is an invertebrate Symmetry Echinoderm Sea Star, Sea Urchin Mollusca Bivalves, Cephalopods, Gastropods Platyhelminthes Porifera Medical advances Activity: Worksheet 1: Phylum...

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Lesson 13: Invertebrates part 1

Posted Sunday April 19, 2020 by Reef Relief

Lesson Topics: Marine Invertebrates Day 1 Key Points: What is an invertebrate...

Lesson Topics: Marine Invertebrates Day 1 Key Points: What is an invertebrate Symmetry Annelid, Arthropoda, Cnidaria Marine Worms LobsterCrabs Corals Jellyfish Hydroids Activity: Worksheet 1: Symmetry Worksheet 1- symmetry Worksheet...

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Lesson 12: Water quality

Posted Thursday April 16, 2020 by Reef Relief

Water Quality Key Points: Point source pollution Non point source pollution What...

Water Quality Key Points: Point source pollution Non point source pollution What is plastic? Plastic history Threats from plastic Great pacific garbage patch Microplastics Other water pollutants Stormwater Sewage Dead...

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