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Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)


Key Largo, FL 33037, USA

Region Active:

North America, Central America, Caribbean, Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Red Sea

Non-profit group



Marine conservation, Fish monitoring, Protection of marine life, Invasive species, Education, Scientific expeditions, Conservation volunteering


Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) is an international marine conservation organization that implements hands-on programs to involve local communities in conservation-focused activities. REEF is based in Key Largo, Florida, with remote staff in Illinois, California, and Washington. Its mission is to protect biodiversity and ocean life by actively engaging and inspiring the public through citizen science, education, and partnerships with the scientific community.
REEF's work focuses on four main projects: the Volunteer Fish Survey Project, the Grouper Moon Project, the Invasive Species Program, and the Explorers Education Program. REEF's marine conservation and citizen science programs currently operate in the coastal areas of North and Central America, the Caribbean, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, Hawaii, the South and Indo-west Pacific, Indian Ocean, and Red Sea.

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