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A green tinted body of water surrounded by foliage and rock wall under a roof that resembles that of a green house.

The 700,000-gallon model of the ocean sits inside Biosphere 2, a glass-enclosed research facility near Tucson, Arizona, where scientists carry out large-scale experiments (Photo by Hannah Johnson/El Inde).

UA School of Journalism
You’re standing on a beach. Warm sunlight streams down, filtering through not just clouds but a geometric glass walls and ceiling. Welcome to the Biosphere 2 Ocean. Hannah Johnson reports for El Inde. 
Three green and blue-faced salmon are shown close to the camera whilst swimming through clear water.

Pacific sockeye salmon during the annual migration. The Canadian government recently announced its (CAD) $647 million Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative. “Hopefully it’s not too little, too late,” says marine campaigner Emmie Page (Image by Oregon State University/https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en). 

Northwestern University
In June 2021, a heat wave spread over the Pacific Northwest, with people in the region wilting from record high temperatures. But, Fiona Skeggs reports, the threats are soaring for rivers and marine life as well.
George Washington University
Marine scientists are using information collected by everyday people to monitor sharks in the face of climate change.

Raw, boiled, fermented, alive, fluorescent, it's all edible, mostly. (Illustration by Michaela Compo/George Washington University)

The George Washington University
An exploration of the untapped value of cephalopods and algae in a sustainable seafood diet.

Eckerd College President Donald R. Eastman III, center, signs the "Break Free From Plastic" Pledge on Nov. 5, 2019. (Courtesy of Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Eckerd College President Donald Eastman III signed the Break Free from Plastic Pledge on Nov. 5, making it the first college in the United States to implement a comprehensive ban of unnecessary single-use plastics.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
The conversation around plastic today is commonly focused on plastic straws and the harm they do to marine life. But we need to look at the bigger picture.
George Washington University
Shark populations are dwindling at a rapid rate, and it's our responsibility to help.
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
The story of how one very special oyster can help restore the Chesapeake Bay.
Underwater museum
Underwater museum
The George Washington University
My video explores the underwater museums created by artist, Jason deCaires Taylor.
The Ocean Cleanup founded by Boyan Slat.
The Ocean Cleanup founded by Boyan Slat.
The George Washington University
The Ocean Cleanup is an invention created by a Dutch teen, Boyan Slat. His North Sea prototype uses the currents to passively collect plastic in the ocean.

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