Posts tagged with marine

Coastal light pollution disturbs marine animals, new study shows

Posted Wednesday April 29, 2015 by Reef Relief

Public Release: 28-Apr-2015. University of Exeter. Marine ecosystems can be changed by...

Public Release: 28-Apr-2015. University of Exeter. Marine ecosystems can be changed by night-time artificial lighting according to new research published in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters. The results indicate...

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ACTION ALERT: Tell EPA to pass strong new regulations on oil dispersants

Posted Tuesday April 14, 2015 by Reef Relief

EARTHJUSTICE ACTION ALERT: Almost 2 million gallons of toxic chemical dispersants were...

EARTHJUSTICE ACTION ALERT: Almost 2 million gallons of toxic chemical dispersants were dumped in the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 BP drilling disaster, to ”clean up“ the oil spill....

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Coral Camp Registration is now open!

Posted Wednesday April 08, 2015 by Reef Relief

Register today weeks are filling up fast. http://reefrelief.org/coral-camp-2015/...

Register today weeks are filling up fast. http://reefrelief.org/coral-camp-2015/...

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Studies: BP Spill Reduced Gulf Marine Life

Posted Tuesday February 17, 2015 by Reef Relief

Harvey Rice. Houston Chronicle. February 17, 2015 Oil from the Deepwater Horizon...

Harvey Rice. Houston Chronicle. February 17, 2015 Oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in 2010 may have created a vast zone on the Gulf of Mexico floor where marine life...

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Sunscreen Chemicals Could Be Hazardous To Marine Phytoplankton

Posted Wednesday August 27, 2014 by Reef Relief

August 22, 2014. redOrbit redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe...

August 22, 2014. redOrbit redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Be careful with the sunscreen the next time you hit the beach for your vacation, as new...

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Young explorers prepare for reef trip: Day campers learn about marine ecosystem

Posted Thursday July 17, 2014 by Reef Relief

  BY LIZZ CAREAGA Citizen Staff Twenty five enthusiastic young snorkelers soaked...

  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...

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Plastic waste causes USD 13 bln damage to marine ecosystem

Posted Tuesday July 01, 2014 by Reef Relief

From Tracy Gill – NOAA Federal Plastic waste causes USD 13 bln...

From Tracy Gill – NOAA Federal Plastic waste causes USD 13 bln damage to marine ecosystem: UN http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/plastic-waste-causes-usd-13-bln-damage-to-marine-ecosystem-un-114062400540_1.html Plastic waste causes an annual damage of USD 13 billion to the...

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Ocean Sampling Day (OSD)

Posted Monday June 09, 2014 by Reef Relief

On June 21, 2014, the summer solstice, thousands of scientists will join...

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...

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Indonesia Launches World’s Biggest Manta Sanctuary

Posted Friday February 21, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Agence France-Presse on 12:28 pm February 21, 2014. Indonesia on Friday...

By Agence France-Presse on 12:28 pm February 21, 2014. Indonesia on Friday became home to the world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary covering millions of square kilometres, as it seeks to...

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Petition to List 81 Marine Species under the ESA

Posted Monday October 28, 2013 by Reef Relief

NOAA Fisheries Background On July 15, 2013, NMFS received a petition from WildEarth Guardians...

NOAA Fisheries Background On July 15, 2013, NMFS received a petition from WildEarth Guardians [pdf] to list 81 species as threatened or endangered and designate critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act....

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Coral Camp 2013

Posted Tuesday July 23, 2013 by Reef Relief

Our little Italian camper Ricardo got to hold a cockatoo for the...

Our little Italian camper Ricardo got to hold a cockatoo for the first time as some of the other campers got to touch a nurse shark!...

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Coral Camp Week 6

Posted Tuesday July 23, 2013 by Reef Relief

Week 6  The campers got to see a wild manatee swimming in...

Week 6  The campers got to see a wild manatee swimming in the marina after our exciting trip to the Aquarium and then Mel Fisher’s Treasure Box!!...

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Big Green Bus

Posted Sunday July 14, 2013 by Reef Relief

We were able to have the Big Green Bus come visit us...

We were able to have the Big Green Bus come visit us here at Reef Relief on July 5th. Thank you guys so much for visiting us!...

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Coral Camp 2013 Week 3

Posted Tuesday July 02, 2013 by Reef Relief

Coral Camp Week 3 It’s Week 3 of Reef Relief’s Coral Camp!...

Coral Camp Week 3 It’s Week 3 of Reef Relief’s Coral Camp! We are so excited to have another week teaching the kids, not just about the Reef, but everything...

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Coral Camp 2013 Week 2

Posted Monday July 01, 2013 by Reef Relief

Coral Camp Week 2 Week two of Coral Camp from Reef Relief...

Coral Camp Week 2 Week two of Coral Camp from Reef Relief song used: He Mele No Lilo by Lilo & Stitch...

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Coral Camp 2013 Week 1

Posted Monday July 01, 2013 by Reef Relief

Coral Camp Week 1 Reef Relief’s first week of Coral Camp! song...

Coral Camp Week 1 Reef Relief’s first week of Coral Camp! song used: Hawaiian Rollarcoaster Ride by Lilo & Stitch the Movie...

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Snorkel Trips Coral Camp 2013 Week 3

Posted Friday June 28, 2013 by Reef Relief

Fort Zach The kids were hyped up for the beach! We had...

Fort Zach The kids were hyped up for the beach! We had a few kids who never snorkeled before, and one who never swam before. But we were still able...

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