• Protecting and Restoring Our Oceans

    Through Hands-On Conservation

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  • Leading Collaborative Conservation Projects in Cuba


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  • Conducting Ocean Research

  • Protecting Coral Reef Ecosystems

  • Educating and Inspiring our Youth


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Cuba's Isle of YouthIt’s the seventh-largest island in the Caribbean, but barely known: Cuba’s beautiful and mysterious Isle of Youth. Learn about our work on this remarkable island and join us for a rare and unforgettable visit to the island where you’ll experience a behind-the-scenes look at our projects protecting coral reefs while creating new economic opportunities for the residents of its coastal communities.

PBS NewsHourPBS NewsHour‘s weekly “Leading Edge” segment on tourism in Cuba, features Ocean Doctor’s work to protect coral reefs and coastal ecosystems in Cuba’s Isle of Youth. Join Science Correspondent Miles O’Brien on an in-depth look.

Our Work

Cuba Conservancy

Cuba- Conservancy-LogoBuilding on more than 17 years of work in Cuba, our Cuba Conservancy Program, in collaboration with Cuban scientists, is advancing marine conservation and coastal community sustainability.

Travel With Us

Cuba Educational Experiences - Ocean DoctorExperience Cuba through our award-winning educational travel program. Meet Cuba’s leading scientists, experience Cuban culture & Cuba’s extraordinary coastal waters.

50 States Expedition

Ocean Doctor's 50 Years - 50 States - 50 Speeches ExpeditionWe’re traveling to all 50 U.S. states, teaching tens of thousands of students about the wonders of the sea and encouraging them to pursue careers in science.

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Dr. David E. Guggenheim addresses the World Affairs Council of Western MichiganInvite the “Ocean Doctor” himself, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, an acclaimed public speaker and recognized authority on ocean issues, to speak at your next event.

About Ocean Doctor

Ocean Doctor is dedicated to protecting and restoring our oceans through hands-on conservation. Our mission is to advance the conservation of the world’s oceans through scientific research, education and community engagement.

Ocean Doctor is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
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