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Marine Web Site Links
Alaska Marine Conservation Council - A community-based organization of coastal residents and others whose ways of life, and often livelihood, depend on healthy marine ecosystems.
Australian Marine Conservation Society - Non-profit, non-government organization that has a unique role in promoting the study and conservation of all aquatic life.
International Marinelife Alliance Philippines - IMA formed in 1985 to conserve marine biodiversity, protect the marine environment, and to promote the sustainable use of marine resources for the benefit of local people.
Australian Institute of Marine Science - Conducts research on sustainable use and protection of the marine environment.
US Geological Survey, Chesapeake Bay Region - Lots of information about weather, mapping, river flow, wetlands, and other environmental variables.
Cetacean Behavior Laboratory - Intended for prospective graduate students and interns of dolphin research.
Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education - Association of U.S. Oceanographic research institutions, universities, laboratories and aquaria and the nucleus of marine research and education in the United States.
Atlantic Dolphin Research Cooperative (A.D.R.C.) - Many environmental groups in support of Dolphin research banding together.
International Cetacean Education Research Centers (I.C.E.R.C) - Contact information about centers worldwide
Dolphin Island Greenware - A non-profit organization which creates software (greenware) of which proceeds go entirely to sea life protection or education projects.
International Ocean Institute Home Page - Non Governmental group devoted to studying and preserving the world's oceans.
Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate: Marine Mammal Issues - ATOC is an international program involving 11 institutions in seven nations to provide data on global climate change. This report details possible impacts of the study on marine mammal populations.
Center for Coastal Studies - A private non-profit organization for research, conservation, and education in the coastal and marine environments.
Coral Reef and Marine Conservation - Reefnet.org - An internet information service designed to increase the understanding of coral reef ecosystems world wide.
Center for Bioacoustics - Focuses on the development of research projects on the acoustic communication in marine animals, the study of practical applications in regard to the monitoring and censusing of cetaceans.
Ocean Planet - A Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition where you can view biodiversity tours, view pictures of Sea Turtles and other marine life, and learn about previously undiscovered marine life.
Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative - Protecting and restoring marine resources and habitats in Washington State.
Center for Marine Science Research at UNC Wilmington - Dedicated to providing an environment that fosters a multidisciplinary approach to questions in basic marine research.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Conducts environmental research.
Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island - The goal of research and learning at the center is to increase the effectiveness and impact of coastal ecosystem governance worldwide.
The National Association of Marine Laboratories - provide information on the rich environmental mosaic of coastal habitats where land meets sea.
Cetacean Research Unit - A pre-eminent research institution founded in 1980 to study the whales using waters off the Massachusetts coast.
International Marine Mammal Association - Dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and their habitats worldwide, through research and education.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) - The largest independent oceanographic research institution in the United States.
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc. - Advanced subs, ships, and labs facilitate ocean research and education at our leading-edge, nonprofit organization.
Oceanic Resource Foundation - A non-profit, scientific research organization based in San Francisco, California, dedicated to the preservation of the global marine environment and preservation of marine biological diversity as the path to a healthy and productive marine environment.
Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station - NB - Canada - Dedicated to research and education to promote conservation of marine ecosystems. Offers programs designed to educate, discover new facts, develop alternatives and to make a difference.
U.S. National Response Team (NRT) - Ensures effective national preparedness and response for oil and hazardous materials spills.
The Oceania Project - Caring for Whales, Dolphins and the Oceans - Unique Whale and Dolphin photos taken during the Hervey Bay Research Expeditions and news, information and educational resources about Whales and Dolphins.
International Whaling Commission - Intergovernmental body responsible for the conservation of whales and the management of whaling.
International Institute of Fisheries, Economics and Trade (IIFET) - An international group of economists, government managers, private industry members, and others interested in the exchange of research and information on marine resource issues. Find resources, publications, conference schedule, and member information.
Pacific Northwest Coastal Ecosystems Regional Study - The Pacific Northwest Coastal Ecosystems Regional Study (PNCERS) is a research and outreach program based on coastal management issues and needs.
Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography - Promotes research on the physical oceanography of the coastal ocean and related oceanographic processes.
U.S. World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE ) - Investigate the ocean's role in decadal climate change.
US Coast Guard Marine Safety and Environmental Protection - The USCG is responsible for responding to all oil spills at sea, as well as creating regulations to prevent those spills. This page provides useful information for mariners as well as those interested in oil or hazardous material spills.
Isle of Man Sublittoral Survey - Underwater biological survey of an area of seabed rich in the coralline algae species known as maerl.
Sea Watch Foundation - UK-based cetacean monitoring unit and charity organisation.
National Coalition for Marine Conservation - Dedicated exclusively to conserving ocean fish, preventing overfishing, reducing bycatch and protecting habitat.