Volunteer Programs & Citizen Science
Sea Turtle Volunteer Programs
Volunteering is one of the best ways to support conservation and research efforts. There are lots of organizations that offer longer-term volunteer opportunities (1 week or more), either on turtle nesting beaches or in-water programs. SEE Turtles partners with these organizations and recommends them.
Volunteers generally cover their own room and board and sometimes pay an extra fee that is used for the conservation work. Some programs have research assistant opportunities for those with experience and can commit to longer-terms. Please contact these organizations directly for more information.
Citizen Science Opportunities
While you are diving or traveling, why not help researchers collect some important information on the ocean and wildlife? Here are some ways you can get involved on your own.
Pic4Turtle: Worldwide Sea Turtle Photo ID program
Hawaiian Hawksbills Photo ID program: See a hawksbill in Hawaii? Send in a photo!
Dive Against Debris (Project Aware): Empowering divers to remove debris from the ocean
Wildbook for Whale Sharks: See a whale shark? Send in your photo!
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