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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Help a Community-Based Sea Turtle Conservation Project on the Southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica

The programme’s site at Río Oro beach offers volunteers the opportunity to protect one of the most significant nesting habitats on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Over 4000 Olive Ridley and Green sea turtles visit the beach each year, and the area is a untouched and secluded wilderness paradise! Volunteers are virtually guaranteed to see turtles nesting, and often they will see dozens during … Find out more

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Little and Large: Surveying and Safeguarding Coral Reefs & Whale Sharks of the Maldives Archipelago

The Maldives Marine Research Centre (MRC) of the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture identified a need for further research and monitoring work as far back as 1997. Biosphere Expeditions is addressing this need and is also working with Reef Check (RC) and the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) in order to provide vital data on reef health. Data from the coral reef surveys will be used at … Find out more

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Researching Dolphin and Whale Behaviour in the Mediterranean

Since 1990 this project has been investigating the ecology and behaviour of cetaceans living in the Cetacean Sanctuary - a special marine protected area extending between Italy and France. The research focuses on the spectacularly large fin whale as well as on sperm whales, Risso’s dolphins, pilot whales, striped and bottlenose dolphins.  Cetacean volunteer researchers will be directly involved … Find out more

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Philippines Reef Conservation Project – Southern Leyte

Volunteer on coral reefs in the Philippines and collect vital information on the health of a diverse marine ecosystem! Coral Cay Conservation has been operating in the Philippines since 1995; they moved to their current location in Southern Leyte in 2002. Since then the organisation has been working closely with project partners, the Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation … Find out more

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