Human Connections

When thinking of "human connections" with the ocean, most people would think about pollution or overfishing. But humans are also explorers and scientists, artists and writers. Explore how the ocean has influenced human culture and how you can get involved.

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Two events made me passionate about deep-sea corals . One was my first submarine dive in a deep-sea coral bed off the Hawaiian island of Oahu. There was an incredibly lush community of corals...
The “Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef,” a unique exhibition and thought-provoking...
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In the spring of 2011, a research crew from Oceana spent two months in the...
The ocean was the world's highway, and ships brimming with precious cargoes...

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