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2020 Year in Review

December 17, 2020

By Reef Check Executive Director Jan Freiwald This has been by no means an ordinary year! Despite all the uncertainty and complications of bringing people together, we are proud of…

California’s Changing Ocean: Curious Observations in 2020

December 17, 2020

By Maxwell Seale, Reef Check California’s Central Coast Volunteer Coordinator The first-ever evidence of Sargassum horneri in the Monterey Bay This year, Reef Check divers made several important observations beyond…

Reflections from a Volunteer Coordinator: My First Field Season with Reef Check

December 17, 2020

By Dillon Dolinar, Reef Check California’s Southern California Volunteer Coordinator As I think back on my first year as the Southern California Volunteer Coordinator, it is safe to say that…

Video Spotlight – RCCA: 2020 Coast to Coast

December 17, 2020 This year, Reef Check California's Citizen Scientists surveyed over 100 sites along the California coast to collect data for our long term monitoring program. This video contains footage and…

Reef Check in Jamaica: A Long-Term Management Success Story

December 16, 2020

By the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) Participants certified as Reef Check EcoDivers in 2015 Reef Check monitoring began in Jamaica in 2001 with the establishment of four long-term…

Amidst the Gloom, a Conservation Success Story – Three Years of Reef Check Oman

October 28, 2020

By Biosphere Expeditions It has been three years since Reef Check Oman was founded by graduates of Biosphere Expeditions’ placement program. Run by Omanis for Omanis, the chapter’s goal is…