Human Connections

When thinking of "human connections" with the ocean, most people would think about pollution or overfishing. But humans are also explorers and scientists, artists and writers. Explore how the ocean has influenced human culture and how you can get involved.

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Ships are well-known for their tiny rooms and tight quarters. But have you heard of a sea vessel that has toilets and sinks sticking out of the walls, and staircases and doors on the...
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The Ross Sea, a 1.9 million square mile (3.6 million square km) stretch of...
CREDIT: Chris Kenaley The Mystery Develops Flash forward to 1956, when...
Two events made me passionate about deep-sea corals . One was my first...

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As a consumer, you can choose what kinds of seafood to buy. Some species are in good supply and make excellent choices...