PEOPLE & THE REEF

More than half a billion people across the world rely on reefs for food, recreation and their livelihoods.

 

 ALOR, INDONESIA CREDIT: ERIK LUKAS

ALOR, INDONESIA
CREDIT: ERIK LUKAS

 
 FISHERMAN IN PALAU CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

FISHERMAN IN PALAU
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 snorkeler on reef credit: mark fitz

snorkeler on reef
credit: mark fitz

 
 LOCALS SWIM IN Semporna, Malaysia CREDIT: YEN-YI LEE

LOCALS SWIM IN Semporna, Malaysia
CREDIT: YEN-YI LEE

 
 cast new throw, saipan CREDIT: Raquel C. Bagnol

cast new throw, saipan
CREDIT: Raquel C. Bagnol

 
 snorkeler in the seychelles credit: the ocean agency

snorkeler in the seychelles
credit: the ocean agency

 
 Fish in Market, Cayman Islands CREDIT: Michelle de Villiers

Fish in Market, Cayman Islands
CREDIT: Michelle de Villiers

 
 DIVER on reef CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

DIVER on reef
CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

 
 SETTING TRAP, THAILAND CREDIT: Mangrove Action Project

SETTING TRAP, THAILAND
CREDIT: Mangrove Action Project

 
 Sombrero Island Reef Philippines credit: Jett britnell

Sombrero Island Reef Philippines
credit: Jett britnell

 
 Indonesian Fish Market, INDONESIA CREDIT: Raymond Kacso

Indonesian Fish Market, INDONESIA
CREDIT: Raymond Kacso

 
 FISHERMAN, seychelles CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

FISHERMAN, seychelles
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 LONGLINE HOOKS, ECUADOR CREDIT: Maximilian Hirschfeld

LONGLINE HOOKS, ECUADOR
CREDIT: Maximilian Hirschfeld

 
 FISHERMAN, seychelles CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

FISHERMAN, seychelles
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 DIVER behind eel CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

DIVER behind eel
CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

 
 freediver in nusa penida credit: Anett Szaszi

freediver in nusa penida
credit: Anett Szaszi

 snorkeler on reef credit: mark fitz

snorkeler on reef
credit: mark fitz

 
 SMALL SCALE FISHING CREDIT: P. Paleracio / MARINE PHOTO BANK

SMALL SCALE FISHING
CREDIT: P. Paleracio / MARINE PHOTO BANK

 
 DIVER WITH SCHOOL CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

DIVER WITH SCHOOL
CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

 
 coral transplants in the seychelles CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

coral transplants in the seychelles
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 freeDIVER CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

freeDIVER
CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

 
 FISHERMEN IN PALAU CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

FISHERMEN IN PALAU
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 fisherman, palau credit: the ocean agency

fisherman, palau
credit: the ocean agency

 
 SPEARFISHER, PALAU CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

SPEARFISHER, PALAU
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 ALOR, INDONESIA CREDIT: ERIK LUKA

ALOR, INDONESIA
CREDIT: ERIK LUKA

 
 SMALL-SCALE FISHERS CREDIT: Rebecca Weeks

SMALL-SCALE FISHERS
CREDIT: Rebecca Weeks

 
 freediver in egypt credit: Anett Szaszi

freediver in egypt
credit: Anett Szaszi

 
 SPEARFISHER, PALAU CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

SPEARFISHER, PALAU
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 PADDLEBOARDERS OVER A REEF CREDIT: GRant thomas

PADDLEBOARDERS OVER A REEF
CREDIT: GRant thomas

 
 snorkeler at a coral nursery credit: the ocean agency

snorkeler at a coral nursery
credit: the ocean agency

 
 Seven Tree Island's deep wall credit: jett britnell

Seven Tree Island's deep wall
credit: jett britnell

 
 Seven Tree Island wall, British Columbia credit: jett britnell

Seven Tree Island wall, British Columbia
credit: jett britnell

 LOCALS WITH WHALE SHARK, Derawan, Indonesia CREDIT: YEN-YI LEE

LOCALS WITH WHALE SHARK, Derawan, Indonesia
CREDIT: YEN-YI LEE

 
 LOCAL FISHING, Papua New Guinea CREDIT: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

LOCAL FISHING, Papua New Guinea
CREDIT: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

 
 children in raja ampat, indonesia CREDIT: FABRICE DUDENHOFER

children in raja ampat, indonesia
CREDIT: FABRICE DUDENHOFER

 
 FISHERMAN, PALAU CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

FISHERMAN, PALAU
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 Browning Passage - British Columbia CREDit: JETT BRITNELL

Browning Passage - British Columbia
CREDit: JETT BRITNELL

 
 ARTISANAL MOROCCAN FISHING VESSELS CREDIT: Mike Markovina / MARINE PHOTOBANK

ARTISANAL MOROCCAN FISHING VESSELS
CREDIT: Mike Markovina / MARINE PHOTOBANK

 
 SPEARFISHER, PALAU CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

SPEARFISHER, PALAU
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 WOMAN WITH FISH, PHILIPPINES CREDIT: Rebecca Weeks

WOMAN WITH FISH, PHILIPPINES
CREDIT: Rebecca Weeks

 
 A SCHOOL IN NETS, TAIWAN CREDIT: YEN-YI LEE

A SCHOOL IN NETS, TAIWAN
CREDIT: YEN-YI LEE

 
 snorkeler on a reef, honduras credit: the ocean agency

snorkeler on a reef, honduras
credit: the ocean agency

 
 ALOR, INDONESIA CREDIT: ERIK LUKAS

ALOR, INDONESIA
CREDIT: ERIK LUKAS

 
 DIVER behind coral CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

DIVER behind coral
CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

 
 Oceanic whitetip shark - Cat Siland Bahamas credit: Jett britnell

Oceanic whitetip shark - Cat Siland Bahamas
credit: Jett britnell

 
 snorkler in nusa penida credit: Anett Szaszi

snorkler in nusa penida
credit: Anett Szaszi

 
 coral transplants in the seychelles CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

coral transplants in the seychelles
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 Gordon reef , egypt CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

Gordon reef , egypt
CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

 
 photographing a lionfish on Christmas Island CRedit: Jill heinerth

photographing a lionfish on Christmas Island
CRedit: Jill heinerth

 
 a kayaker in raja ampat CREDIT: FABRICE DUDENHOFER

a kayaker in raja ampat
CREDIT: FABRICE DUDENHOFER

 
 Diving off a wreck in the maldives Credit: Ishan hassan

Diving off a wreck in the maldives
Credit: Ishan hassan

 
 Fishing Net on Beach CREDIT: Brandon Puckett

Fishing Net on Beach
CREDIT: Brandon Puckett

 
 FISHERMAN, seychelles CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

FISHERMAN, seychelles
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 DIVER WITH SCHOOL CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

DIVER WITH SCHOOL
CREDIT: RENATA ROMEO

 
 Fisherman at Dusk, Bangladesh CREDIT: MOHAMMAD RAKIBUL HASAN

Fisherman at Dusk, Bangladesh
CREDIT: MOHAMMAD RAKIBUL HASAN

 
 tiger shark with diver credit: jett britnell

tiger shark with diver
credit: jett britnell

 
  f reediver in gilt t credit: Anett Szaszi

freediver in gilt t
credit: Anett Szaszi

 
 coral nursery in the seychelles CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

coral nursery in the seychelles
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 A SNORKELER in Lang Tengah Island,Malaysia CREDIT: YEN-YI LEe

A SNORKELER in Lang Tengah Island,Malaysia
CREDIT: YEN-YI LEe

 
 ALOR, INDONESIA CREDIT: ERIK LUKAS

ALOR, INDONESIA
CREDIT: ERIK LUKAS

 
 LOCAL MUSSEL HARVEST CREDIT: Kathleen Reaugh

LOCAL MUSSEL HARVEST
CREDIT: Kathleen Reaugh

 
 Floating Fishing Village, China CREDIT: STEPHEN MCGOWAN

Floating Fishing Village, China
CREDIT: STEPHEN MCGOWAN

 
 FREEDIVER IN INDONESIA CRedit: grant thomas

FREEDIVER IN INDONESIA
CRedit: grant thomas

 divers in the caribbean credit: The ocean agency

divers in the caribbean
credit: The ocean agency