Reef Relief announces new multi-lingual reef etiquette guide

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Reef Relief 305-294-3100 (Key West, FL) –Monday, August 11, 2014 Reef Relief announces a new resource to make visits to our reefs “reef –friendly”. Coral reefs here in the FL Keys are experienced by visitors from around the globe. A guide has been developed with funding from the FL DEP's […]
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Internation Coastal Cleanup 2014 with Reef Relief

          Thanks to all the volunteers who helped out for the International Coastal Cleanup. Reef Relief had 30 volunteers who removed 503.15 lbs of marine debris from Stock Island. Thanks to Lazy Dog, Hurricane Hole and the Key West High School Reef Relief Club for all their help! Share
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New photo from Facebook September 22, 2014 at 10:40AM

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International coastal cleanup with Reef Relief Hurricane Hole...

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International Coastal Cleanup with Reef Relief

Location: Hurricane Hole Marina, Stock Island, FL Reef Relief will be celebrating International Coastal Cleanup with a community shoreline cleanup on Sunday, September 21, 2014. We invite locals and visitors interested in protecting our ocean and wildlife to this weekend event. Meet us at the Lazy Dog kayak stand located at Hurricane Hole Marina, look […]
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Battle for the Reef

By Marian Wilkinson and Ali Russell. http://www.abc.net.au/4corners Four Corners and reporter Marian Wilkinson take you inside the agency that approved one of the most contentious environmental decisions this year. In January, the body tasked with protecting the Great Barrier Reef approved a plan to dump three million cubic metres of dredge spoil inside the marine […]
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NOAA Lists 20 New Corals as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act.

In total, 22 species of coral are now protected under the Endangered Species Act, including the two corals (elkhorn and staghorn) listed as threatened in 2006. Fifteen of the newly listed species occur in the Indo-Pacific and five in the Caribbean (see table below). None are found in Hawaii. Protecting and conserving biologically diverse coral […]
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Social-Ecological Marine Restoration: A New Vision of Benefits for Nature – And People

Posted by The Nature Conservancy in Ocean Views on August 21, 2014. newswatch.nationalgeographic.com By Dr. Michael Beck, lead marine scientist, The Nature Conservancy Location Post: The Gulf of Aqaba. Red Sea reef restoration projects. Last month, I dove on some amazing reef restoration projects that have helped to transform the Gulf of Aqaba. From reducing […]
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Five Marine Sanctuaries Created in Barbuda Coastal Waters

August 25, 2014. http://ens-newswire.com ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda, August 25, 2014 (ENS) – The twin-island Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda has imposed new regulations to establish five marine sanctuaries protecting 33 percent of the waters surrounding Barbuda. Known as the Blue Halo Initiative, the new rules are intended to enable fish populations to […]
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Lower Keys Coral Bleaching Report (August 22, 2014)

VICE Magazine Vol. 21 No. 8         .http://coralmorphologic.com Having been preoccupied with the Miami Coral Rescue Mission this summer, we finally made our first excursion to the Lower Keys this summer on Friday August 22. Sadly, we found that a distressingly high percentage of corals living on the reefs in Hawk Channel […]
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