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Sweetest Knights Fudge Supports Reef Relief

Hey check it out!  Sweetest Knights  is supporting Reef Relief through a portion of  its sales. Customers can chose the cause to support in their nominate a cause drop down box.  Visit their website at http://www.sweetestknights.com/ Tis the season for fudge and giving back! #fudge #fundraising #nonprofit #reefrelief #sweetestknights #keywest Share
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Check out Reef Relief's Ed. Coordinator, Carly Shabo and Coral Campers on the #ClimateSelfie Project

Check the Climate Selfie Project website out at http://climateselfieproject.org/gallery/nov-dec-2014/ Share
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The Ocean We Want To Know - Animated Parody of Gotye's Somebody That I Used To Know

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Sources and impacts of marine litter by Jane Lee/ Marlisco

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Seas At Risk: Our Plastic, Our Problem (A marine litter info-operetta!)

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Offshore Fracking Is Quietly on the Rise in the Gulf of Mexico

facebookDecember 05, 2014 By Zachary Slobig. Take Part A little-noticed expansion of hydraulic fracturing of deepwater oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico is unnerving environmental watchdogs as federal regulators keep a lid on information about the operations.     Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves the injection of highly pressurized, chemical-laced water into wells. The technique […]
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Australian foreign minister says reef not in danger but what do her own scientists say?

facebookGraham Readfearn Monday 24 November 2014 23.16 EST .The Guardian Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop should apologise for claiming the Great Barrier Reef is “not in danger” from climate change, according to enough scientific evidence to form a small coral atoll. Sorry. Too glib? When the minister representing Australia at the next major United Nations climate […]
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The Big Number That Shows Just How Much Cruise Ships Are Polluting the World’s Oceans

facebookBy Taylor Hill . http://www.takepart.com Taylor Hill is TakePart's associate environment and wildlife editor. They say cruise ship passengers put on a pound a day while sailing, but that’s not nearly as much as they’re leaving behind. Those all-you-can-eat buffets and open bars add up to a lot of waste, and when you’re out at […]
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Great Job Key West High School Reef Relief Club!

  Students removed 248.56 lbs of marine debris from the shores of Key West. Thanks to Parrot Key  Resort and Sunset Water Sports!   Share
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Pirate Radio Joins the Floridians' Clean Water Campaign

Pirate Radio Key West Station owner Jack Smith signed on in support of the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration Campaign this morning during his interview with Reef Relief Staff members Carly Shabo and Mill McCleary. Join him or find out more about the campaign at http://www.wewantcleanwater.com/       Share
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Study: Bleaching events impair long-term coral reproduction

facebook19 November 2014 .Smithsonian Magazine A new study by Florida State University and Smithsonian Institution biologists shows that bleaching events brought on by rising sea temperatures are having a detrimental long-term impact on coral. Bleaching—a process where high water temperatures or UV light stresses the coral to the point where it loses its symbiotic algal […]
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Hawaiian Marine Refuge Now Filled With Garbage

facebookNov 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // by Patrick J. Kiger . Discover News Photo: NOAA The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world, is an isolated assortment of tiny uninhabited islands and coral reefs that are home to an amazing array of […]
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World Parks Congress aims to protect a third of oceans in marine parks

facebookLinda Vergnani ABC Environment  First posted 20 Nov 2014 AT LEAST 30 PER CENT of the world's oceans should be protected as marine parks where fishing and mining are banned, according to a new target set at the close of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's World Parks Congress in Sydney yesterday. The sharply increased […]
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Reef Relief Receives Disney Conservation Grant

KEY WEST, FL  OCTOBER 20, 2014 -  Reef Relief has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF). The conservation grant recognizes Reef Relief's efforts to educate youth about coral reefs and conservation.   "We are excited to partner with the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund once again to provide Reef Relief's […]
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MASON JENNINGS BENEFIT CONCERT NEARLY SOLD OUT

facebookSTOCK ISLAND, FL: November 11, 2014 – On Friday, November 21, singer­, songwriter and internationally recognized touring artist Mason Jennings will play an intimate concert at Stock Island’s COAST with ticket sales supporting Reef Relief.  The event is being brought to the community with the help of local sponsors, including the title sponsor, the soon […]
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