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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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Last week, the United Nations’ World Heritage Convention went blue. Two of the largest and healthiest marine protected areas on our planet—the Phoenix Islands Protected Area in Kiribati and Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in...
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...

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Pick up any news article about invasive species and you may confuse it with a police blotter. Generally, invasive species are "almost bulletproof" "...
I am once again leaving my familiar world behind and descending into the...
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The majestic and highly predatory red lionfish ( Pterois volitans ) , native to the Indo-Pacific, is invading Atlantic...