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Reef Life Foundation

Org #73781
Vetted since 2020
2016
year founded
$21,268
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:

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...
Nov 5, 2021
Preparing for 3rd Year of Restoration
Following the success found during second year of monitoring of the "Homes for the Ocean's Homeless" project in Sint Maarten, we have been designing our next phase of research and...
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...
 
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