Tobacco Caye Marine Station
Tobacco Caye, Dangriga, Stann Creek District, Belize
Marine conservation awareness and education, Ecotourism, Conservation volunteering, Lionfish eradication, Coral reef monitoring
TCMS is an educational and research programme which immerses both local Belizean students and study abroad students in experiential learning on the Belize Barrier Reef. Tobacco Caye Marine Station tailors a study abroad program to any age and education focus, offering internships on the island. Their conservation activities focus on removal of invasive lionfish, reef cleaning to eliminate plastic pollution, and monitoring and reporting on the state of the local coral reefs.