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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2012 marked the 70th anniversary of a series of World War II battles in the Pacific Ocean and on its islands, which are collectively known as the “Pacific theatre.” While the battles are long...
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It blew in for two solid days: a flotilla of plastic forks, soda bottles,...
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Laysan albatrosses ( Phoebastria immutabilis ) are incredible birds. They have...
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Scientists don’t often get the opportunity to travel through time. But nestled...

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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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CREDIT: Flickr User Fabi Fliervoet 1. Bring Your Own The trash we "throw away" doesn't disappear. Plastic bags, disposable...