November 24, 2008

Reef Check Australia IYOR Photo Contest Winners Announced

Reef Check Australia and Project AWARE are pleased to announce the winners for their International Year of the Reef 2008 photography competition. The goal of the competition was to showcase the Australian public’s vision of the value of their coral reefs and of the threats that coral reefs currently face.


The judges were impressed by the high standard of entries. The competition received a record 139 entries, and several hundred votes were cast online at the Reef Check Australia website. All the category winners will receive a pair of Maui Jim sunglasses and the overall winner will receive a fantastic 6 day, 6 night liveaboard trip to the Ribbon Reefs and Osprey Reef donated by Undersea Explorer.


Please click here to view the images and more information on the winning photos!


Prints will be soon be available to order online.  All profits go to Reef Check Australia to help protect coral reefs!