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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Protect the Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtle on this World-Famous Conservation Project in Grenada

2016 marks the 17th year of the sea turtle leatherback monitoring programme. During the nesting season (March – July) Research Assistants & Project Supervisors will patrol the key nesting beach at night for nesting females, assist in the application of tags and collect biometric data - this is very much a hands on sea turtle volunteer programme. You can expect to complete approximately three … Find out more

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Marine Research Internships with Whales & Dolphins, near Cape Town in South Africa

Our location offers significant opportunities for research as the ocean around Dyer Island is home to the most dense population of Great White Sharks.  Also, from July to December each year the bay is a vitally important breeding habitat for large numbers of the endangered Southern Right Whale.  The area is also home to populations of dolphins, as well as thousands of seals and seabirds.  Our … Find out more

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ORCA Volunteer Programme

Officially created in 2001, the Volunteer Program, has been designed to increase understanding and awareness about conservation issues and initiatives, and to help create a conservation model for the Plettenberg Bay area. People from a wide variety of ages and backgrounds come from all over the world to learn while helping us further our work in sustaining marine and coastal resources. Our … Find out more

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Colombia Marine Conservation & Diving

Through underwater SCUBA and snorkel surveys you will be monitoring coral, fish and benthic species as well as assessing biodiversity and ecosystem function, sustainable development, and life history of key coastal species. Diving under the supervision of a professional dive officer, you will become confident and comfortable underwater. Your results will help determine the biodiversity of these … Find out more

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