Education, Research, and Healthy Ecosystems Advocacy




Empowering a Sea of Conservation Ambassadors

Follow the quick links below to explore the Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center.

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The Anatomy of MCERC
Meet MCERC's Sea of People
Tropical Marine and Coastal Ecology
Explore MCERC programs in the Education Hub
Learn about research studies MCERC teams are currently working on
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Visit the MCERC Photo Gallery
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News & Networking resources
Unique ways to support MCERC
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Participate in marine & coastal ecology conservation with MCERC

Guess Who!?

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Ocean Smarts & Whale Farts

Yet another way you can learn more about our oceans by  watching MCERC videos, look up related vocabulary, see what our scientists do everyday… then ask our scientists from all over the world your own questions!
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Curiosity Calls

Put science in YOUR hands with fun, safe, at-home experiments! Follow up with lessons on the science behind them

Ask A Scientist

Get to know our science experts! Learn about what they do, how they got there, and get answers to your science questions


Participate in Live discussions among a panel of professionals on hot-topic issues in the STEM field