"The ocean is the 'last frontier,' wild and amazing, but even there we see our species' signature. From over-fishing to coastal pollution, the web is beginning to untangle. We must act now to help bring the marine realm into public focus."
- Dr. Melanie L. J. Stiassny, Curator of the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life
The resources below describe endangered marine ecosystems and strategies for protecting them.
Even if you live nowhere near the water, there are some simple ways you can help protect the oceans. What are you already doing to help? And what activities should you add?
Test your knowledge about virtual water, the water you didn’t know you were using.