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November 12, 2014
Reef Relief Receives Disney Conservation Grant

KEY WEST, FL  OCTOBER 20, 2014 –  Reef Relief has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). The conservation grant recognizes Reef Relief's efforts to educate youth about coral reefs and conservation.   "We are excited to partner with the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund once again to provide Reef Relief's […]

September 29, 2014
These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art

By Amelia Urry 27 Sep 2014 8:30 AM The things we are doing to our ocean by and large ain’t pretty. From “plastic soup” to dead albatross babies, we’re stomping through the wild places of the world, leaving a trail of destruction and some really trashy driftwood. But a whole lot of ugly didn’t stop these four artists […]

September 22, 2014
International Coastal Cleanup 2014 with Reef Relief

          Thanks to all the volunteers who helped out for the International Coastal Cleanup. Reef Relief had 30 volunteers who removed 503.15 lbs of marine debris from Stock Island. Thanks to Lazy Dog, Hurricane Hole and the Key West High School Reef Relief Club for all their help!

International Coastal Cleanup with Reef Relief

Location: Hurricane Hole Marina, Stock Island, FL Reef Relief will be celebrating International Coastal Cleanup with a community shoreline cleanup on Sunday, September 21, 2014. We invite locals and visitors interested in protecting our ocean and wildlife to this weekend event. Meet us at the Lazy Dog kayak stand located at Hurricane Hole Marina, look […]

August 27, 2014
New Antarctic atlas offers index of marine life

By Jonathan Webb Science reporter, BBC News More than 9,000 species, from single-cell organisms to penguins and whales, are chronicled in the first Antarctic atlas since 1969. The book will be launched by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research at its Open Science Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. Across 66 chapters, the atlas contains around […]

Reef Relief announces new multi-lingual reef etiquette guide

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Reef Relief 305-294-3100 (Key West, FL) –Monday, August 11, 2014 Reef Relief announces a new resource to make visits to our reefs “reef –friendly”. Coral reefs here in the FL Keys are experienced by visitors from around the globe. A guide has been developed with funding from the FL DEP's […]

July 21, 2014
Coral Camp 2014 Week 4

July 17, 2014
Young explorers prepare for reef trip: Day campers learn about marine ecosystem

  BY LIZZ CAREAGA Citizen Staff Twenty five enthusiastic young snorkelers soaked up the sun with goggles on their faces and fins on their feet. On Tuesday, day campers swam with faces slightly below the surface of the water at Fort Zachary Taylor beach testing out their equipment and preparing for two snorkeling trips to […]

July 5, 2014
Week 2 was a blast for our campers! Checkout the video to see…

Week 2 was a blast for our campers! Checkout the video to see all the fun activities and field trips!! from Tumblr via IFTTT

Ocean Sampling Day (OSD)

On June 21, 2014, the summer solstice, thousands of scientists will join together to participate in Ocean Sampling Day (OSD), an international collaboration to collect water samples from the ocean and rivers around the world. Within the water samples, scientists will also be collecting things so small that, in most cases, they are invisible to […]