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Invasive Algae Sargassum horneri Found in Monterey

June 25, 2020

During a dive along the Breakwater in Monterey, California in early June, Melanie Moreno, a Reef Check volunteer diver, observed what she suspected might be the invasive species, Sargassum horneri.…

Reef Check Participates in a Deep Discussion on California’s North Coast Purple Urchins

April 29, 2020

In February, Blue Endeavors hosted Reef Check's Dan Abbott and Joshua Russo, President of the Watermen's Alliance, for a deep discussion on California's North Coast Purple Urchin Situation. The talk,…

Take the “Highway to the Algae Zone” with Reef Check’s TED Talk

April 29, 2020

n honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, California Natural Resources Agency hosted a number of California resources-related talks that you can tune in to at home! Reef Check's…

Reef Check Welcomes Two Staff Members

April 29, 2020

In March, Reef Check welcomed two additions to the California program staff: Dillon Dolinar, based in San Diego, is the Southern California Volunteer Coordinator. Dillon has spent the last five…

Mantanani Reef Day Organized in Malaysia to Highlight Island’s Coral Reefs

April 29, 2020

Submitted by Reef Check Malaysia Mantanani is a remote island in the South China Sea, an hour off the West coast of Sabah. Home to a traditional fishing community of…

An Ocean of Need during Uncertain Times

April 29, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread, the future has never felt so unpredictable. These are challenging times for us all, and we hope you're in good spirits and health! We are…