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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Top predators along the California coast are having a rough year. Recently starving sea lions have showed up on California beaches and are clamoring...
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Bycatch, the name given to fish and other ocean animals that are caught unintentionally, is a huge problem. Scientists and...