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This article discusses how the Grouper Moon Project has been successful at studying and protecting critically endangered Nassau Grouper in the Cayman Islands.
Coverage of the Grouper Moon Project featuring interviews with several of the Project's scientists.
REEF Trips Program and Communications Manager Amy Lee received the 2019 Wave Makers Award at the DEMA Show in Orlando, Florida.
The new "Taking Stock" blog series discusses past research supported by the Lenfest Ocean Program and asks how it has informed marine policy and management. This article discusses the Grouper Moon Project.
This article highlighting REEF Fest 2019 was published by SCUBA & H2O Adventures magazine.
Christian Science Monitor wrote a feature about the 7th Annual Winter Lionfish Derby, held on March 30, 2019, at Sharkey's Pub and Galley Restaurant in Key Largo.
We are very proud to share that Dr. Christy Pattengill-Semmens, REEF Director of Science, and Dr. Brice Semmens, Director of California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations and associate professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, have been named Scuba Diving magazine’s April 2019 Sea Heroes! Sponsored by the watch brand Seiko, this award honors the extraordinary work done by scuba divers making a difference for our world’s oceans, reefs and marine life.
NPR science podcast, Blue Dot, conducted an interview with Dr. Joe Gaydos and Diego Montecino, lead authors of a paper published in Science Advances about the decline of the Sunflower Sea Star in the Pacific northwest. The study's analysis included almost 11,000 REEF surveys collected by our citizen scientists from California to Alaska over the last decade. To date, REEF data have been used in three scientific papers to evaluate the impacts of sea star wasting disease.