Mote Welcomes Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow from Germany

Mote Marine Laboratory welcomes visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the German Research Foundation in Germany, Dr. Hanna R. Koch. Koch joins the growing team of next-generation scientists at Mote’s Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration (IC2R3) on Summerland Key, Florida.

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Podcast: Mote interns: An ocean of possibilities

Are you seeking a marine science internship? Or simply want to know how Mote works with students from various states, countries and backgrounds?  Mote’s internship guru, Student Engagement Coordinator Gina Santoianni, tells Hayley and Joe how Mote interns participate in lab and field research, aid science educators, apply graphic design skills to ocean outreach, and much more. Students can learn a thing or two from Gina’s own career path, starting with an education and early internships focused on environmental policy, moving through marine science education to her current position coordinating internships at Mote. Whether you want to apply or simply want to discover the work of Mote’s mighty interns, you’ll learn plenty!


Friday: Celebration of life honoring Dr. John Reynolds III

Mote Marine Laboratory and the family of Dr. John Reynolds III invite you to remember the life and legacy of this influential scientist, conservationist and advocate at a celebration honoring his life at 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, May 4, in Mote’s WAVE Center at 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway.

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Partnership announced between Mote and Florida Keys History & Discovery Foundation

A partnership to bring the coral reef ecosystem exhibit to land is being undertaken between Mote Marine Laboratory and Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation in Islamorada. The exhibit, Coral Reef Exploration, is expected to be complete in the fall, and will be housed in the Keys History & Discovery Center, which is operated by the Foundation. To learn more, please read the full press release here. 

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Mote Marine Laboratory documents first sea turtle nests of 2018 on Longboat Key

The first local sea turtle nests of 2018 were discovered today by Mote Marine Laboratory’s Sea Turtle Patrol, a team of scientists, interns and approximately 300 volunteers who monitor nesting activity on Longboat Key through Venice every day of sea turtle nesting season, which officially runs from May 1-Oct. 31 in southwest Florida.

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Mote to kick off new library lecture series in Florida Keys

Mote Marine Laboratory will kick off a new lecture series with its first presentation at 3-4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Marathon Branch Library. These monthly events are free to the public and will feature a presentation from a marine scientist followed by a question and answer session. 

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