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Actions that are making positive impact

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'Anini Reef & Lagoon Report

Overcoming near collapse, Anini Lagoon is struggling to regenerate and we are gearing up to help it.


Join us! Please donate toward

water testing and participate in

Action Steps

Click link to Download Report 


Shark Research

Sharks are a good sign of a healthy ocean environment, and the Reef Guardians California research vessel has been quite busy this year from sharks to reef studies along the California coastline. 

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Leaky Wells

There was a mystery to be solved when oil started showing up on beaches from Carpinteria to the city of Santa Barbara. Together with state organizations and representatives, Reef Guardians helped to find a solution.

New Initiatives

Up and coming projects


Na Kia’i Apapa Signage Project

Our island-wide sign campaign will educate beach-goers on how to protect the natural environment and themselves while visiting.


Science, Hawaiian culture, Conservation Actions, Arts, Games and More!


Help launch this fun, fascinating and ACCESSIBLE environmental education experience.


Make a charitable donation today.

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Partnering with groundbreaking technology companies, Reef Guardians has taken on the ambitious task of making a near real-time, automated reef health assessment using AI software. 

On-line Sea School
For Kids

Robots on the Reef

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Reef Camp

children's science and art learning adventure

Kauai's Rare Hawksbill Turtle!


The newly identified Honu'ea or Hawksbill Sea Turtle, discovered at Reef Guardians Coral Reef Kids Camp by Reef Camp teacher Brianna Smith and her "pod" of explorers, has been named after the boy with the documenting camera. Aloha Sawyer! Thank you to everyone who voted.


Hawaiian hawksbills are one of the most rare and endangered populations in the world.

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