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New Reef Check Program Launches in Ecuador

June 28, 2022

We are happy to announce there is a new Reef Check coordinator and training facility in Ecuador, led by Conservación Marina Ecuador (CONMAR). One of CONMAR's main objectives is to…

Invasive Seaweed Found in California Marine Protected Area

June 27, 2022

In May, Reef Check California divers observed Sargassum muticum, an invasive species of seaweed, in the State Marine Reserve at Point Lobos State Park, marking the first recorded observation in…

Annie Bauer-Civiello Joins Reef Check as Restoration Program Director

June 27, 2022

Reef Check has welcomed Annie Bauer-Civiello into a new position as Director of the Kelp Restoration Program. Annie received a Bachelor of Science in marine biology from the University of…

Reef Check Malaysia Celebrates Busy Ocean Month in June

June 27, 2022

June marks World Coral Day, World Environment Day, World Ocean Day and Coral Triangle Day, creating an Ocean Month during which Reef Check Malaysia has been tirelessly working alongside government…

Reef Check Expands into Washington State

April 28, 2022

Kelp forests in Washington have been in decline over the last 100 years - with a 36% decline in kelp forests in the San Juan Islands in less than ten…

Reef Check Provides Training Scholarships to Seven Recipients

April 28, 2022

In advance of our 2022 Kelp Forest Monitoring trainings, Reef Check has awarded scholarships to seven deserving divers from diverse backgrounds which will allow them to participate in our training.…