Welcome to Reef Trust

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We are taking action for ocean health

Commercial fishing, pollution and climate change are devastating UK seas. Reef trust commits to restoring habitats, creating new reefs and establishing protected areas so ecosystems can flourish.

Vision

Oceans and reefs that thrive and support a rich biodiversity of wildlife.

Mission

Nationwide coastal restoration through education, project coordination and partnership collaboration to make our ocean more resilient to change. Educate, Coordinate, Collaborate.

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Goal

To lead a nationwide movement of change with a community of scientists, conservationists and enthusiasts, establishing safe zones and restoring critically important coastal habitats by 2025. Connect, Protect, Restore.

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Purpose

The deep blue covers 71% of planet earth and provides 70% of the oxygen we breath. This vast expanse of water is the world’s largest carbon sink and regulates our global climate.

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Latest News

A sea of PPE… What is the future of plastic pollution?

53 millions masks are sent to waste each day in the UK. The question is, how many end up elsewhere? A clean up appeal undertaken by MCS found 1/3 of beaches littered by face masks and gloves… So what happens when masks don’t make it to the bin? Face-masks are made up of a cotton…

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Illegal fishing in Southampton waters

Illegal net fishers face fines for several charges within nursery area of Southampton waters. Rules and regulations exist within the industry of fishing to protect fish stocks, manage environmental degradation and ensure a stable food supply remains for future generations. Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) encourage and enforce compliance with local policies around…

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FSO Nabarima: the oil tanker in distress

International concern of a stranded oil tanker has grown after months of talk about the risk of spilling. The Venezuelan oil tanker FSO Nabarima has caused an uprise of environmentalists, activists and those concerned for the marine environment. A social media campaign set out by the non-profit organisation Fishermen and Friends of the sea urged…

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