Mote Video Wins First-place Henry Award from VISIT FLORIDA

A video from Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and its marketing firm, Paradise Advertising & Marketing, won a Henry Award — first prize for its category in the Flagler Awards for tourism marketing — on Monday during VISIT FLORIDA’s 47th Annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism.

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Mote Announces New Postdoctoral Researchers

Mote Marine Laboratory is proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Andrea M. Larsen and Dr. Emily Smith — two outstanding additions to the world-class marine science and public outreach efforts central to Mote's guiding blueprint, the 2020 Vision and Strategic Plan.

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Team Saves Dolphin Calf From Fishing Gear Entanglement

An 11-month-old bottlenose dolphin calf is swimming free and clear of fishing gear that could have severed her tail after 10 groups — including Mote Marine Laboratory — mounted a life-saving rescue off Marco Island in Little Marco Pass in Collier County.

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Making the Case for Dugong Conservation in Malaysia

A new project under way in Malaysia is focused on a vulnerable population of dugongs with the goal of using findings to help save the nation’s dwindling population and improve human health along the way.

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Mote Marine Laboratory Scientists Attacking Coral Decline on Many Fronts

NOAA announced this week new protections for coral with the listing of 20 new species as “threatened” — including five species found in the Florida Keys where Mote Marine Laboratory has been studying coral ecosystems and developing new restoration methodologies for more than 15 years.

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