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Reef Life Foundation

Org #73781
Vetted since 2020
2016
year founded
$19,861
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

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Jul 8, 2021
400% More Corals Than Last Year on IntelliReefs
After just over 2 years underwater (28 months) off the coast of Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the world’s first biomimicking nanotechnology artificial reefs are thriving. Since IntelliReefs' last...
Mar 11, 2021
Reef Ship Global Restoration "Coral Cities"
We are dedicated to protecting coastlines, conserving ocean species, and creating food and economic security for future generations of global islands and coastal nations. We provide nature-based...
Nov 11, 2020
We Feed Fish & Island Nations
IntelliReefs Ocean Buffets In November 2018, the Reef Life Team deployed 3 pilot IntelliReefs Oceanite structures off the coast of Philipsburg, Sint Maarten to compare the recruitment of...
 
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