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 Caty Fairclough In centuries past, the ocean was thought to be full of krakens, sea serpents, sea monsters and other fantastic creatures. They helped to bring the mysterious ocean into the more familiar...
It’s not an easy question to answer. In the lab, scientists can set up a series...
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We drove down a long dirt road on the northern side of Curaçao looking for a...
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In 1872, the United States did something remarkable. We set aside one of our...

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The majestic and highly predatory red lionfish ( Pterois volitans ) , native to the Indo-Pacific, is invading Atlantic...