Conservation

More than ever, the fate of the ocean is in our hands. Learn about different threats to the ocean and its organisms, successful conservation stories, and what you can do to help.

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By now, you have probably heard of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch . The name conjures the image of a floating island made of familiar plastic trash such as soda bottles and plastic bags,...
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By now, you have probably heard of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch . The name...
Regardless of what continent you live on, the waters that surround it are home...
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Today, carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in our atmosphere are the highest they've...

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Ever collected something a bit strange? Snow globes, pens, stamps and coins are fairly typical, but museum collections can have some odd groups. Like...
Vibrantly colored corals, with small fish darting about and sharks looking...
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The majestic and highly predatory red lionfish ( Pterois volitans ) , native to the Indo-Pacific, is invading Atlantic...