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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The Ross Sea, a 1.9 million square mile (3.6 million square km) stretch of ocean off the coast of Antarctica, has been nicknamed “ The Last Ocean .” And it’s not just a ploy...
CREDIT: Chris Kenaley The Mystery Develops Flash forward to 1956, when...
Two events made me passionate about deep-sea corals . One was my first...
The “Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef,” a unique exhibition and thought-provoking...

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The ocean is so big that it can be easy to forget the microscopic beauty of the organisms that live within. Some of this...