Globally Responsible
Careers in STEM

Marine biologist

Marine biology is the study of all aspects of life in the sea and the environment on which it depends. This includes marine plants, animals and other organisms, both vertebrate and invertebrate, in deep oceans, shallow seas and the laboratory. The main aims of marine biology are to improve understanding of the marine world and to understand and predict changes in ecosystems affected by human and natural disturbances.

Types of roles include

  • marine ecologist
  • reef restoration
  • environmental engineer
  • marine ecology
  • marine biotechnologist
Related SDG Goal
SDG Goal 13: Climate action
SDG Goal 14: Life below water

SGR, Globally Responsible Careers 2021