Our initiatives collectively focus on enhancing the health and resilience of coastal landscapes. Citizen scientists (like you!) enhance coastal ecosystems across Miami-Dade County, help with ongoing biodiversity monitoring, and collect and catalogue marine debris. Our citizen science programs promote awareness and stewardship, while contributing to global databases that inform biodiversity science and marine debris research.

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Habitat Restoration

MUVE invites volunteers to take direct action in enhancing coastal ecosystems

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Marine Debris

Widely admired and cherished, the ocean sustains life on Earth.

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Citizen Science

Citizen science, or crowd-sourced science, is the collection and analysis of data by the general public in collaboration with professional scientists. 

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City Nature Challenge

The City Nature Challenge is an international effort for people to find and document plants and wildlife in cities across the globe.

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