“On Eternal Patrol Memorial Reef” to honor 66 lost U.S. submarines

As Veterans Day approaches, Eternal Reefs, Inc., a Sarasota-based 501c3 memorial organization, in partnership with Reef Innovations and The Reef Ball Foundation, announces plans to create the “On Eternal Patrol Memorial Reef.” The new underwater reef will be a collection of 67 reef balls representing the first ever undersea memorial to honor the crews of […]

Eternal Reefs is Leading the Initiative on Green Burials at Sea

Eternal Reefs is Leading the Initiative on Green Burials at Sea

Eternal Reefs is leading the initiative on green burials. Traditional burial and cremation methods take a serious toll on the environment. Cemeteries use up valuable water on their lush lawns, as well as liberally spray pesticides, and use pollution-producing lawn mowers to keep things looking neat and tidy. Fortunately, there are now alternatives. Eternal Reefs […]

Traditional ash scattering at sea can be updated with consideration for the environment with a reef ball memorial

Traditional ash scattering at sea can be updated with consideration for the environment with a reef ball memorial

We frequently hear from families who can’t bring themselves to scatter a loved ones ashes. Many families and individuals want a place to visit when remembering a family member or loved one. Eternal Reefs are located in a specific place known to the family and friends. It provides a living memorial to visit, which does […]

A modern and environmentally aware concept of burial at sea can be found with Eternal Reefs

A modern and environmentally aware concept of burial at sea can be found with Eternal Reefs

Eternal Reefs offers an underwater green burial at sea in an artificial reef ball which will enhance the marine environment and provide new habitat for fish and other sea life. This reef ball is made of eco-friendly concrete that contains the cremated remains of a loved one. For families and individuals that choose a burial […]