Conservation

More than ever, the fate of the ocean is in our hands. Learn about different threats to the ocean and its organisms, successful conservation stories, and what you can do to help.

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Since summer 2013, starfish along both coasts of the United States have been dying in large numbers—and not gracefully. As their tissues collapse, the starfish (also called sea stars) start to look stretched and...
Extinction is a real possibility for three species of tunas. That’s one of the...
When most people think of iconic American landscapes, we think of places on...
by Laura Brodbeck A special type of marine protected area (MPA) called a “no-...

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Stare at a tide pool and you will often see a crust of pink coating the bottom. No, this is not bubblegum from some careless teenager’s shoe: it’s a...
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In recent years, I have taken to watching flying fish along the Maine coast...

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Make the Connection The first step in making a difference is learning about the ocean and how your actions have an impact...