Q&A about the environment – and 3 easy ways to protect it

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What do you think of when you hear the term environmental protection? Preventing negative changes to our air, land or sea? Do you think of the health and well-being of humans, animals, plants and trees? The general goal is absolutely to conserve these resources and enrich the way of life for all species. But environmental […]


World-renowned shark expert brings global shark conservation and collaboration program to Mote. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is pleased to welcome Dr. Demian Chapman as Senior Scientist & the new Director of Center for Shark Research at Mote. As a Senior Scientist in Mote’s Research Division, he will also serve as the Manager for the […]

6 ways Mote is making waves to save our oceans – and our future

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Endangered species. Melting ice caps. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Pacific Garbage Patch. Growing up with these events and more – and taking a handful of oceanography classes to boot – it’s no wonder that protecting our oceans has become one of my most important personal causes. Yet I didn’t quite grasp just how […]

MOTE MARINE LABORATORY & AQUARIUM: Catalyzing a coral reef recovery

ews stories about Florida’s coral reefs often sound like the reefs look—troubled by serious loss, but dotted with occasional bright spots. Mote Marine Laboratory scientists and partners are amplifying those bright spots through a major initiative to help restore both corals and hope. Stony coral tissue loss disease is affecting nearly half the coral species […]