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Microplastics and marine debris, defined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as any persistent solid material that...
These large birds of prey survive almost exclusively on fish. Armed with sharp talons, they plunge feet-first into the water, grasping thei...
Senior horticulturist, Josh Leisenring, is in charge of maintaining this outdoor exhibit, ensuring that everything from marsh grasses to co...
So, how do we protect vulnerable coastal communities against the effects of extreme weather? The answer might surprise you: bolster natural ...
Our community outreach team will be at the nation’s largest free arts festival with local artist, Kasey Jones. Similar to her 2014 pro...
But without these apex predators, the ocean’s delicately balanced and complex ecosystem would collapse, leading to any number of envi...
This count provides an excellent snapshot of ocean health as well as the status of the dolphin population living off of our shoreline. &nbs...
In January 1992, a shipment of 29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles, red beavers and green frogs washed into the Pacific Ocean on the w...
Unfortunately these animals are facing significant population declines—which is why First Lady Michelle Obama and the National Pollina...
Where did your love of the oceans originate?
My love of the ocean really began back in Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up chasing fish ...