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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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When most people think of iconic American landscapes, we think of places on land. Yellowstone, the Great Smoky Mountains, the Grand Canyon—these national parks are household names. But many Americans don't realize that we...
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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...
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Coral reefs are beautiful, vibrant ecosystems that house roughly one quarter of...

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The Gulf oil spill is recognized as the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Within days of the April 20, 2010 explosion and...