Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation

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Program Description

Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation is a 10 day introductory training course searching in specific at the biodiversity and ecology of mangroves, seagrasses and also coral reef in the Caribbean, with special concentrate on the Belize Barrier Coral reef. It explains the main preservation problems associated with these systems and also examine management approaches being made use of in Belize with study. The training course takes place at the University of Belize Calabash Caye Field Station (CCFS) located in the Turneffe Atoll which is 50 km offshore of Belize City. Requirements consist of a fundamental biology background and also essentially basic biology, ecology and/or ecological sciences with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5.


This study abroad program gives an unique possibility to gain ground experience while operating in tropical marine ecosystems, construct medical knowledge, experience local cultures, and snorkel the atoll's amazing coral reefs, flats as well as mangrove systems.

What`s Included

The price of this training course covers all costs from arrival in Belize to separation including tuition as well as charges, ground and sea transportation, accommodation, meals, watercraft as well as snorkel equipment leasing, and lab fees.


Biology, Conservation and Preservation, Ecology, Tropical Biology

Program Locations

Price Centre Road, Belize

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Program Details

University of Belize Environmental Research Institute
  • Belize: Price Centre Road
School Term:
Summer, Winter

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