VReef (short for Virtual Reality Coral Reef) is a masters project operated by the University of Bremen, which
tries to simulate a polluted underwater environment in virtual reality with Unreal Engine and HTC VIVE.
The project is designed to awaken humans’ consciousness of environmental protection. Through a
simulated diving process, users can experience the coral reef and polluted underwater environment in
virtual reality with a head-mounted display (HMD). Users will embody in a diver avatar, and interact with
items in the virtual environment with high-level fidelity. With experienced diving into the polluted
underwater world, and constitute some positive impact on the ocean environment by high fidelity interaction,
drawing people’s attention to plastic pollution in the ocean.