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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Today, carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in our atmosphere are the highest they've been in 15 million years. It's the cumulative impact of an ever-expanding population -- 7 billion people and rising -- and an...
by Caty Fairclough Sharks have been feared hunters ever since people first...
Make the Connection The first step in making a difference is learning about the...
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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (or the GBR as it is known to reef aficionados)...

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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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by Caty Fairclough Sharks have been feared hunters ever since people first observed them swimming in the vast ocean. Yet...