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Center for Marine Conservation and Biology


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About Us

Ocean Lovers and Marine Experts

The Center for Marine Conservation and Biology promotes the conservation of marine life, including Costa Rican leatherbacks and green sea turtles.

Our Team

Who’s Who in the Lab

Find out more about Frank Paladino, Jack W. Schrey Distinguished Professor and Director of the Marine Conservation and Biology Center of Excellence, and his team.

Research Projects

What We’re Working On

From analyzing the antibacterial properties covering eggs to using footage from a turtle’s point of view to determine behavior, find out more about about our current projects.

Get Involved

Sign Up, Donate, and More

Find out how to donate to the Leatherback Trust and how to be involved with the lab.