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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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Extinction is a real possibility for three species of tunas. That’s one of the messages from a new study released today online in the journal Science . Researchers assessed the range and populations of...
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Last week, the United Nations’ World Heritage Convention went blue. Two of the...
When most people think of iconic American landscapes, we think of places on...
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The threat that climate change poses to polar bears has received a lot of...

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Cashes Ledge is a wild, special place in the heart of the Gulf of Maine. This underwater mountain range is home to a great diversity of life, with...
Sometimes called the rainforests of the sea, coral reefs are incredibly...
Reef biologists over a certain age are haunted by memories of what glorious...

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CREDIT: Flickr User Fabi Fliervoet 1. Bring Your Own The trash we "throw away" doesn't disappear. Plastic bags, disposable...