New Face Mask!

We’re proud to announce the release of our newly available cetacean themed face mask via our Teespring shop! Show your love for cetaceans AND public health, and order one today! Don’t forget to snap a photo and tag us on social media via #mcercmarineeco! We also have plenty of other items available – apparel, totes, and mugs! As always, ALL proceeds go to research & education. 

Now Enrolling!

Due to Covid-19, all internships are currently online until further notice. Field programs are also on hold until further notice and are dependent upon safety and travel regulations. For details, pricing, and enrollment, please visit the Education Hub.  

    • Online PSO (Protected Species Observer) Course: Oct 26 – Nov 02, 2020
    • FREE internships now accepting applications
      • Click on the internships section of the Education Hub, click on the FREE section at the top, create a login profile, login and click on “Enrol Me” at the bottom
    • 100 Hour Research Intensive (Data to Publication – 6 weeks)
    • South African Ecology Safari
    • South African Shark Experience 

New Collaboration with Adventure Ally!

The coastal center is teaming up with Adventure Ally, Ltd. in order to bring you two new AMAZING new field courses in South Africa: the South African Ecology safari, and the South African Shark experience! The creator and director of Adventure Ally, Ally Sharp, has worked across Africa for over a decade, in various conservation initiatives from the great white shark to the gorilla! Ally’s ultimate goal is to deliver a complete package for travelers and students alike to broaden their horizons in the zoology field. MCERC is excited to be a part of these experiential new courses, which will be posted on our Education Hub soon!


  • A 501c3 non-profit founded in 2012 and located in Tampa, Florida
  • It is MCERC’s mission to promote healthy ecosystems through education and research.
  • The MCERC Board of Directors include experts in marine science, information technology, marine policy, marine resources management, and business administration.
  • Ongoing field locations include various locations in Florida, Puerto Rico, Turks & Caicos, the Dominican Republic, Cape Cod, Prince Edward Island, and more!
  • 100% of your donations through PayPal go directly towards research & educational programs
  • We have various programs geared towards college students (both undergraduate & graduate), as well as volunteer and citizen science programs

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