Welcome to Marine Conservation Volunteer.com! This site has been set up by marine biologists with a view to providing a useful resource for anyone interested in volunteering with marine wildlife. Use the map on the right to search for conservation projects and expeditions around the world or browse the menus above to find out about animals that need your help.

Skate and Ray Conservation Projects

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Marine Conservation Volunteering in Ireland

  Marine Dimensions’ short term marine conservation volunteering trips have been developed as an option for students, graduates and wildlife enthusiasts who would like to experience working in the field of marine conservation and environmental education. Designed to run over a period of one or two weeks, the placements include a wide range of activities, […]

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Fiji Marine Conservation with Real Gap

Live life to the full on this exciting marine conservation project in the beautiful Yasawa region of Fiji, famous for its palm tree lined beaches, sparkling white sand and crystal clear water! Fiji’s incredible marine environment is sadly becoming increasingly under threat.  As a volunteer you’ll play a huge role in protecting this environment by […]

Featured Conservation Projects

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Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica

Travel to Costa Rica's Tortuguero National Park and help protect endangered sea turtles. Assist with the monitoring of endangered green turtles and critically endangered hawksbill and leatherback turtle species, contributing to the long-term conservation of these species while you develop research skills and gain an understanding of the region's rainforest and its ecosystem. Go to Global Vision … Find out more

Great White Shark Project in South Africa

The Great White Shark Project is dedicated to the exploration and conservation of the world’s greatest predator, the Great White Shark, and its environment. The project works with students, eco-tourists, scientists, conservation organizations and marine resource users (subsistence fishermen, sport divers and dive operators) to gather data on Great White Sharks, correct negative misconceptions … Find out more

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Safeguarding Whales and Dolphins in Costa Rica

Golfo Dulce, a narrow inlet on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, provides a great habitat for whales and dolphins. It remains quite pristine, since many of the tourists who visit Costa Rica each year haven’t discovered it yet; giving us a chance to conduct baseline surveys and to see what the ecosystem needs to remain healthy.  By tracking the distribution and abundance of cetaceans in … Find out more

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Caribbean Reef Conservation – Belize

The project’s primary objective is to encourage the Belizean Government to enforce preservation zones in the Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve. The team carry out marine surveys, collecting data on the local fish & invertebrate population and this is submitted internationally to Reef Check headquarters for inclusion in global coral reef status reports, and locally to the Belizean Department of … Find out more

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