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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It blew in for two solid days: a flotilla of plastic forks, soda bottles, rubber gloves, and other refuse. I tried to pick everything up off the beach, but when I turned around, you...
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Laysan albatrosses ( Phoebastria immutabilis ) are incredible birds. They have...
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Scientists don’t often get the opportunity to travel through time. But nestled...

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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...
Imagine sitting down at your favorite sushi restaurant. Your server arrives...

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Bycatch, the name given to fish and other ocean animals that are caught unintentionally, is a huge problem. Scientists and...