Name of the organization/project in the original language: 
Reef Check Italia onlus
Name of the organization/project in English: 
Reef Check Italy
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Founded in 2008, Reef Check Italia Onlus was born by a partnership between the Reef Check Foundation, which is the coral reefs monitoring program officially recognized by the United Nations and the CEM Protocol (Coastal Environment Monitoring) of the Mediterranean Sea, created and proposed by some researchers of the Universities of Genoa, Marche Polytechnic and Bologna.
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Reef Check Italia onlus develop and promote citizen science projects with specific protocols for the monitoring of the Mediterranean marine ecosystem.
Name of Citizen Science Project: 
Reef Check Mediterranean Sea - Underwater Monitoring Protocol
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The Underwater Coastal Environment Monitoring Protocol is intended to assess the ecological status of the Mediterranean marine coastal habitats. It can be applied by SCUBA divers and snorkelers after a short training.
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