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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In the late 1990's, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) invented the D-Tag —a radio device that can be attached by suction cups to a whale's back. Using a tiny underwater microphone,...
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There is of course, no such thing as the perfect photograph, as there is no...
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Scientists in the Division of Fishes at the Smithsonian's National Museum of...
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If you were choreographing a dance about the ocean, how would you do it? Would...

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