* Our July 2016 Belize Service Scholars have returned home after an amazing trip! CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT IT
This international destination is close to home and provides a plethora of opportunities to learn more about a most remarkable outdoor environment. Combine science and service with snorkeling, marine labs, and the local community of Belize.
Belize Marine Ecology and Conservation Expedition provided in partnership with Ocean First Institute
Marine Ecology, Mayan Ruins and Conservation in Belize
Join world renowned shark researcher and Executive Director of Ocean First Institute Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza on a 7 day marine ecology expedition to Belize. Each day you are with Dr. McComb-Kobza and local conservationists snorkeling the Belize Barrier Reef System assisting with long-term ecological monitoring projects, original research, and observing some of the most dynamic and biodiverse marine environments in the world. This work, along with our living accommodations at the remote field research station on St. George's Caye give you an unprecedented opportunity to live the life of a field biologist AND to assist with important research and conservation. Our final days, we explore the interior rainforest and mayan ruins of Belize. Join Global Travel Alliance and Ocean First Institute, become a Service Scholar and live your dream.
Belize Barrier Reef
Sea Turtle Monitoring
Coral Reef Monitoring and Inventory
Long-term Shark Research
Bottle-nosed Dolphin Research
Tropical Education Center
Multiple Snorkeling Trips
Climate Change and Coral Reefs
Marine Protection Strategies