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The only underwater laboratory in the world enables scientists to conduct research on water quality, coral reefs, and climate change, while also preparing astronauts for space exploration.

Coral Reefs

Our research of healthy coral reefs, including how sharks and rays are vital to these ecosystems is being communicated to policymakers to develop effective conservation strategies.


From examining crustacean life after the oil spill to evaluating humanity's disruption in ecosystem function, student research is leading the way towards a sustainable future. 


Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc., the Wildlife Conservation Society, and Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve are supporting conservation and informing environmental policy decisions.  

Jeremy Kiska and his team surveying Madagascar.


Help us make a difference in sustaining our oceans. Contact or 305-348-4349.