Shop for the Sea

VSI Merch

Check out our many shirts and other merch at our Teespring site. All purchases directly support VSI! Design by Ben Brose.

Gift A Trip!

A perfect holiday or birthday gift for that special ocean lover in your life. Photo by Kathy Ilcken.

With Love, From Baja: A VSI Cookbook

Whether you’ve been to the field station and had a taste of Baja for yourself, or are dreaming of one day making it there, this cookbook will bring #bajamágica to you wherever you are. Photo by Courtney Baxter.


Vibrant, environmentally responsible apparel that visually represents various marine and freshwater science conservation topics, empowering you to use what you wear as a fun and functional science communication tool. For each design, Waterlust donates 25% back to VSI for research & educationPhoto by Shannon Aldridge.

A Drop in the Ocean Shop

A Drop in the Ocean is a Tacoma, Washington-based zero waste and sustainable living boutique dedicated to giving back to the environment and the community. They donate 1% of sales from every purchase to VSI. 

Atmos Financial

When you bank with Atmos Financial, 100% of your deposits are used to reduce emission and support clean energy. Put your money to work protecting what you love!

Header photo by Autumn Moore

Contribute to Vermilion Sea Institute

Every contribution is incredibly appreciated and we make sure to stretch every dollar as far as it can go!

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