Our expeditions combine science, design, and frontier technologies to experience, understand, and share beautiful and threatened ocean environments, especially coral reefs. Participants are invited to join the Hydrous community of scientists, educators, tech professionals, divers, and creative minds to learn together, share adventures, and find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. Since 2014, the Hydrous has explored marine ecosystems in California, Hawaii, Easter Island, Palau, Japan, Guam, Indonesia, and the Maldives (flagship destination). 

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Banco Chinchorro, Mexico

Sept. 29th - Oct. 7th, 2018

Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve is an atoll reef lying off the southeast coast Quintana Roo, Mexico, near Belize. The atoll is part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and has been a protected national park since 1996. Banco's remote offshore location has helped maintain excellent coral and fish populations.  Our expedition team just returned and we’ve posted some great photos and highlights here, in advance of a full expedition report.


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Palau 2018

Maldives 2017

Maldives 2016

Japan 2016

Monterey 2016

Maldives 2015

Bali 2015

Easter Island 2015

Palau 2014

Guam 2014

Solomon Islands 2014

Hawaii 2014

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