Reef Check is an international non-profit organization devoted to the following goals and objectives:
- Educate the public and governments about the value of coral reefs and rocky reef ecosystems and the crisis facing them
- Create a global network of volunteer teams, trained and led by scientists, that regularly monitor and report on reef health using a standard method
- Facilitate collaborative use of reef health information by community groups, governments, universities and businesses to design and implement ecologically sound and economically sustainable solutions
- Stimulate local action to protect remaining pristine reefs and rehabilitate damaged reefs worldwide especially through the creation of Marine Protected Areas.