oceans

George Washington University
We are seeing water bottle filling stations systems pop up across public spaces, and especially on college campuses. Increasing these stations across the country can help clean up our oceans.
View from shore of ocean and sky

The new California law will protect the plethora of life beneath the ocean's surface. (Emily Vidovich/George Washington University)

George Washington University
By no longer allowing California's swordfish fishery to use driftnets, the state has prioritized the creation of an environmentally sound industry and stood up against outdated, harmful practices.
Northwestern University
Abelardo “Tito” Nuñez Davies first came to Pelican Island 15 years ago. It was much larger then. The small hut he and his mother share started out in the middle of this tiny oasis of sand. Now, the ocean laps at their doorstep. 

The lemon shark's yellow coloring serves as a camouflage when swimming over the sandy seafloor in its coastal habitat. (Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Sharks are among some of the most threatened fishes in the world’s oceans. I spent a semester at the Bahamas' Cape Eleuthera Institute to help catch baby lemon sharks for research.
SUNY Oswego
Every month, Oceans Campus, an internship program located in Mossel Bay South Africa, goes down to Mossel Bay's point and cleans.
The George Washington University
Home to more than 4,000 fish species and countless other marine wildlife, coral reefs not only provide habitats, but also are critical to fishing industries that local communities around the world depend on.
Sustainability Culminating Experience Class
Do you ever wonder where all your waste goes? After you dispose of that Styrofoam cup, recycle that plastic bottle, or toss a plastic bag into the garbage, what happens next?
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IaaC)
Projects like the Smart Floating Farms can help change some of the existing paradigms which have led us to the present situation and open new possibilities which can improve the quality of human life and the environment.
George Washington University
Climate change is affecting the temperature and acidity of the oceans, which is putting our coral reefs, home to millions of species — and worth billions of dollars in multiple industries, at risk. 
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
James Cameron might be best known as a filmmaker ("The Terminator," "Titanic," "Avatar" and more) but he also is a staunch environmentalist.

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