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Marine Order for Research and Action through Environmental Stewardship

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Sea Turtle Research and Conservation

MORAES is an environmental research organization located in Miami, FL founded with the intent to inspire and retain local marine

ecologists. We offer a streamlined path to get involved through applied research, publishing, volunteering and education outreach. Our goal is to protect our South Florida marine resources through collaborative community involvement and stewardship.


Kirk Linaje, MORAES Co-Founder
Shannon C. Jones, MORAES Co-Founder
TJ Morrell, MORAES Co-Founder

On-going Projects and Initatives at MORAES 

We are currently underway with multiple projects here at MORAES, including habitat enhancement, sea turtle monitoring, marine debris prevention and clean-up, and cetacean research. Click here to see what we're up to!

Home: Projects and Research
Baby Loggerhead Sea Turtle on Virginia Key Beach, Florida

Environmental Stewardship?

Rather than explaining the importance of environment stewardship, let us show you! Come join us at one of our local events, participate in one of our research projects or simply send us a message to ask how you can get involved. Sign up to meet the passionate and committed members of your local community who have made it their mission to protect and conserve our local environment. Before you know it, you'll be an environmental steward too!

Shannon C. Jones, MORAES Co-Founder

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