the latest rrreefy news

New block for modular platform system: nauplius

23. May 2023

Our field operator and designer Mauro is working on a new foundation and anchoring element for the reefs we plan to build in the future.   For his Bachelor thesis at Zurich University of the…

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The Earthshot Price nomination

15. April 2023

The interdisciplinary research group Crowther Lab | ETH Zurich has nominated rrreefs for The Earthshot Prize in the category Revive Our Oceans. They say: “Inspired and amazed by their science-based work on regenerating and restoring…

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Update from El Castillo!

3. April 2023

Good news! Our pilot reef, El Castillo, is thriving. In the latest monitoring our team in San Andres, Colombia, noted that the coral recruits are growing. They also saw that the coral fragments we put…

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rrreefs in Mexico

30. March 2023

In January, Marie and Josy went to Mexico to participate in the AIT Mexico Camp 2023. A camp organized by the University of St. Gallen. During one week, they gained insight into Mexican business, innovation,…

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Featured in National Geographic

24. March 2023

We are incredibly proud that we have been featured in National Geographic Magazine Germany. Hanna talked to journalist Julia Graven about the development in and around our pilot reef “El Castillo” in San Andrés, Colombia….

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“Kultur- und Kreativpilot*innen” award

20. March 2023

We are over the moon! rrreefs received the “Kultur- und Kreativpilot*innen” award from the German Government. This award is aimed at companies in the cultural and creative industries and honors their courage, commitment, and innovation….

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Partnership with TEAL Project

22. February 2023

This is exactly the type of collaboration we’re excited about! We have a new partnership with the very cool team of TEAL Project. Like us, Teal’s team members have a passion for the ocean, as…

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Teenage corals on our Tiles in the Maldives

16. January 2023

Our rrreefs journey began in 2019 off the coast of Magoodhoo Island in Fafoo Atoll, where we hung our first tiles, underwater, to test the material and surface topography of our bricks. Now three years…

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We launched the RRREEF_RESILIENCE project!

24. November 2022

As some of you may already have heard, we just launched a new project at the interface of digital art, science and technology – the RRREEF_RESILIENCE.   The launch Event yesterday brought together 70 innovators,…

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Baby corals alert !

28. July 2022

rrreefers! Fantastic news! Angela from Corales de Paz did a visual and photographic monitoring of El Castillo two weeks ago, aaaand …. she found the first baby corals growing on our rrreef bricks. What a…

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