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Oil in the Ocean
In summer 2009, in the heart of New Orleans, a 600-foot tanker collided with a...
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Signs of a Recovering Harbor
For more than two centuries, Boston Harbor has been a dumping ground. In 1773,...
Witness to a Plastic Invasion
It blew in for two solid days: a flotilla of plastic forks, soda bottles, rubber...
Plastic trash floats in the waters off the Smithsonian's Carrie Bow Cay field...
In the ocean, microscopic forms of algae, known as dinoflagellates, can "bloom"...
Diver Cleaning Up Reef
A diver cares for the reef by cleaning up discarded fishing gear and garbage. Even...