May 1-2: Support Mote during the 2018 Giving Challenge

You can be the one to create a better environment for each other, our children and the ocean life that supports our health and happiness: Donate to Mote Marine Laboratory during the 2018 Giving Challenge on May 1 and 2 in southwest Florida.

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Mote’s manatees burn a few calories for conservation science

The resident manatees at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium have been swimming against a current in an Endless Pool water flume  — the same kind of swimmer’s “treadmill” used by human athletes — for the first study of energetic costs in continuously swimming manatees.

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BleachWatch program seeks volunteers to monitor corals in Florida Keys

Mote scientists will host a training session at 6 p.m. April 18 on Summerland Key for divers and snorkelers interested in volunteering for the Florida Keys BleachWatch program. This program provides early warnings of potential coral bleaching events in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary during the warm summer months.

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