RIMS Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences

Anthony's Key Resort, Sandy Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

Region Active:

Central America

Research, Education

1989

Activity

Ecotourism, Education, Coral reefs protection, Coral restoration, Dolphins

Description


Founded in 1989 by the owners of Anthony's Key Resort, the Institute's purpose is to preserve Roatan's natural resources through education and research. The main focus of their educational programmes is on dolphins, and coral reefs, within the tropical marine ecosystems where they are based. Internships and short-term course, including dolphin encounters.