Restoring Kelp Forests with Nanotechnology Models of IntelliReefs Sculpture Gardens Local Showing Off His Catch of the Day School of Caribbean Fish

Reef Life Foundation

Org #73781
Vetted since 2020
2016
year founded
$21,732
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

At Reef Life Foundation, our mission is to revitalize threatened ecosystems through holistic, scientific solutions, racing against climate change to restore and protect the valuable reef ecosystems we have left. We fund the research, design, and construction of IntelliReefs: nanotechnology marine restoration structures that mimic the complex, mineral composition of natural ecosystems. IntelliReefs are made from unique mineral mixtures that allow artificial reefs to be fine-tuned and customized down to the nanoscale to support site, species, and function specific conservation goals. IntelliReefs have been shown to increase fish aggregation, biodiversity, the speed of animal settlement, and ... read more

Project Leaders
Melody Brenna
Melody Brenna
Emily Higgins
Emily Higgins
Team
Emily Higgins, Shelby Grassick, Guyon K Brenna, Ian Kellett
Organization Information
2618 Eastbourne Dr
Cottonwd Hts, UT 84121
United States
+1 806 674 6072
Organization Information
2618 Eastbourne Dr
Cottonwd Hts, UT 84121
United States
+1 806 674 6072

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Mar 22, 2022
Kelp Revitalization in Canadian Waters
After months of preparation, IntelliReefs successfully deployed the first ReefShip modules in Dartmouth Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada. In total, we deployed 16 ReefShip Modules. The aim of this large...
Mar 16, 2022
Coral Reef Project 112 Endorsed by UN/UNESCO
IntelliReefs has been officially endorsed for their coral restoration "Decade Action" project under the UN Decade of Ocean Science. As the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and...
Nov 18, 2021
Reef Life Deploying IntelliReefs in Nova Scotia
This week, Reef Life Foundation is deploying the world's first nanotechnology kelp restoration artificial reef systems in Halifax, Nova Scotia! This will be the flagship cold water, or "temperate...
 
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