Bleached white coral as far as the eye can see.

Climate Change

Preview Swimmers brave the waters in the shadow of a coal-fired power plant.  Coal plants like this one emit CO2 into our atmosphere which is warming the planet and altering the chemistry of the ocean.

Climate Change Overview

Are you a student researching climate change or someone looking to learn more about climate change and the ocean? This overview dives into everything to know.

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Are You An Educator?

At Smithsonian Ocean, we have lesson plans, activities, and resources to help you engage your students in the wonders of our oceans.
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The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Richard Vevers