Empowered Ocean Stewardship that Sustains People and Inspires the World
To be a center of excellence that produces high quality and impactful research, education and opportunities to support the stewardship of Palau’s ocean resources.
Palau National Marine Sanctuary
One of the largest marine protected areas in the world, closed to all extractive activities.
Monitoring the populations of commercially and culturally important species.
PICRC welcomes all schools, teachers, and students to the Palau Aquarium for our educational school programs!
Marine Protected Area Research
Measuring the impact of our marine protected areas.
Experience the wonders of Palau’s oceans up-close in an educational tour of the Palau Aquarium!
Ben Carroll, Lifelong Marine Biologist, Joins PICRC as Resilience AdvisorAugust 16th, 2022
Marine Biologist Greta Sartori Joins PICRC from Italy as New ResearcherAugust 5th, 2022
Protecting our oceans is everyone’s business! Our sponsors support our work as a leading aquarium and research institute, and receive high-impact visibility as stewards of Palau’s underwater world. Sponsorship opportunities can suit businesses of all sizes — contact us to learn more!
You can support our work by joining our allotment program! Allotment program participants can make an endowment directly from their salary and receive a tax refund at the end of the year. Contact us for more details.
We accept donations of all sizes via credit, debit and online payment. Thank you for your contribution!