A hermit crab on the shore with a plastic cup for a shell.

The Anthropocene

Plastic bottles and other marine debris cover a rocky beach in Curacao.

Marine Plastics Overview

Are you a student researching marine plastics or someone looking to reduce their plastic use? 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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