11 Must-Read Ocean Books in 2022

Ocean Conservancy

anywhere near the water, especially the ocean. Yet as I began to pull together a list of book recommendations for ocean lovers, I realized something. While I love any book about the sea, there’s a category of “ocean books” that I’ve found myself more fascinated with each day.

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Meet the Real Ocean Animals of The Little Mermaid

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From “Under the Sea” to “Part of Your World,” this fin -credible 1989 animated production boasts a cast with some characters based on real ocean species … but, I have to say, some of them might be surprising. See more wonderful ocean animals! © Katerina Katopis/ Ocean Image Bank.

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Ocean Animals that Glow Up

Ocean Conservancy

While “New Year, New Me” is a bit of a cliché at this point, the ocean teaches us that radical transformation is possible. Throughout their lives many ocean animals shed parts of themselves in order to live healthier. See more wonderful ocean animals! Ocean Life

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What is Ocean Optimism?

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Maya Canonizado is a Communications Intern at Ocean Conservancy, based in Los Angeles, CA. Growing up and living on the coast her whole life sparked her love for the ocean and the desire to protect it from a young age. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

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Meet Our Ocean’s Zebra Sharks

Ocean Conservancy

See more wonderful ocean animals! Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Today, you can help support critical marine conservation projects that help our oceans’ sharks and their reef habitats with a donation. Ocean Life Wildlife Facts

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Meet the 7 Longest Living Ocean Animals

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Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Without further delay, meet these seven ocean animals that have had more birthdays than almost every other creature on Earth. Ocean Quahogs (Clams). Ocean quahogs are among the longest-living marine organisms in the world.

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Meet the Prehistoric Animals that Ruled the Ocean

Ocean Conservancy

When we think about the age of the dinosaurs, we often forget about what was swimming in the ocean during that period. See more wonderful ocean animals! Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Ocean Life

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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut’s Ocean Champion

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Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. She set the gold standard for our state, our country and our ocean by leading the effort to fight for robust funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Ocean LifeI love Connecticut.

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Where Did Our Ocean Names Come From?

Ocean Conservancy

At Ocean Conservancy, we talk about the ocean quite literally all the time. While there is only one global ocean, there are currently five named ocean bodies. Atlas also lends his name to the mountain range separating the Sahara Desert from the Atlantic Ocean.

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Why Does the Ocean Matter to You?

Ocean Conservancy

It’s somewhat indescribable—our love of the ocean. Since time immemorial, humans have been enamored by our ocean in one way or another. Seeing what resonates with you—our ocean-loving voters—connects us in ways that words simply cannot. The ocean is our life.

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5 Poisonous Ocean Animals to Stay Away From

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But, what about those ocean animals that have adapted to use poison to defend themselves against predators? See more wonderful ocean animals! Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Today, we are going to explore these five poisonous ocean animals. Ocean Life

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Mutualism is a Win-Win for Ocean Animals

Ocean Conservancy

The ocean can be a tough place to live, but some pairs of ocean critters have evolved to help each other out. The ocean is full of examples of mutualism , which is when two species interact and both benefit from the relationship. Learn more >> Love ocean content?

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Cleaning up lakes and oceans

Environmental News Bits

This sponge could help clean up oil spills without harming marine life and prevent algae blooms from forming when phosphate … Continue reading Cleaning up lakes and oceans. Read the full story from Northwestern University. With a sponge that looks like one you might find in your kitchen, Northwestern University researchers have discovered how to effectively clean up oil, microplastics and phosphate pollution.

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It’s Not Too Late to Prevent Mass Extinction for Our Ocean

Ocean Conservancy

A new study examined what the ocean will look like in the future if we keep burning all the fossil fuels we can lay our hands on. And if we do, the future for the ocean is grim indeed. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. What will we do to save the ocean we love?

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49 Years of Advocating for Our Ocean

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That’s almost five decades of working towards a clean, healthy, sustainable ocean. I am humbled when I think about all Ocean Conservancy has seen and accomplished since 1972. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Ocean Life

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Top 5 Biggest Whales in the Ocean

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Everything seems bigger in the ocean! Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Here are the top five biggest whales in the ocean. The bowhead is the fifth largest whale in the ocean, reaching up to 60 feet in length.

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Our Ocean is for All

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Today is World Ocean Day, which is, understandably, a big day here at Ocean Conservancy. We spend 365 days a year talking about the wonders within our ocean—certainly a privilege and pleasure to do. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

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Scientists Warn of Looming Mass Ocean Extinction

Scientific American

Environment Climate Change OceansIf greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, temperature spikes could bring the first such mass extinction in 250 million years. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.

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My Job Protects the Ocean

Ocean Conservancy

Earlier this year, Ocean Conservancy discussed informal sector waste collectors in Vietnam , highlighting their contributions to recycling and to preventing waste from flowing into our ocean. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

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5 Venomous Ocean Animals You Need to See

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Ocean animals have evolved all kinds of different ways to protect themselves from threats. Today we’re sharing some of our ocean’s most notorious venomous residents. See more wonderful ocean animals! Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

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Four Things You Can Do for Our Ocean this Earth Day

Ocean Conservancy

On Earth Day we cannot miss the opportunity to point out that our planet is mostly ocean. With almost three quarters of Earth covered in salt water, Earth Day is the perfect time to talk about how protecting our ocean means protecting our whole planet, too. Ocean Life

Coastal Restoration Helps the Ocean Help Us

Ocean Conservancy

The ocean has absorbed nearly 33% of all greenhouse gas emissions and around 90% of the excess heat produced through climate change. It may seem like a good thing all around that the ocean is protecting us in this way, but the ocean actually pays a hefty price.

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TeamSeas Will Be Transformational for Our Ocean—Let’s Go!

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Today YouTubers MrBeast, Mark Rober and thousands of other creators are joining together to launch TeamSeas, a crowd-funded campaign with the goal of raising $30 million dollars by January 1 to remove 30 million pounds of trash from rivers, beaches and our ocean.

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Stopping Ocean Plastic Pollution Starts With Us

Ocean Conservancy

Last week, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) released a new report with a clear message: The United States is a major contributor to the ocean plastic crisis, and we have no time to waste if we want to protect our ocean.

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Analysis: Moving the dial on ocean-based CO2 removal

A Greener Life

Options for enhancing the ocean’s capacity to take in carbon include restoring ecosystems like kelp forests, adding minerals such as lime and using electricity to boost alkalinity. Two recent developments aim to clear a path for testing these controversial methods in the ocean.

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Animals with Cameras: Oceans

PBS Nature

In episode one, “ Oceans ”, witness a fascinating underwater world out of reach to regular camera crews. Do female turtles feed in the ocean when they are nesting? Elephant seal pups play with their peers in the ocean, countering previous beliefs they are solitary creatures.

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Making of “The Ocean’s Greatest Feast”

PBS Nature

The post Making of “The Ocean’s Greatest Feast” appeared first on Nature. Uncategorized 40th season Behind the Camera Season 40 the ocean's greatest feast

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10 Moving Quotes About Our Ocean

Ocean Conservancy

As a core element of nature that blankets more than 70% of our planet’s surface , our ocean is certainly no exception. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. No matter what time of year it is or where in the world you are, our ocean is always ready and willing to grant inspiration without restraint. The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul. If the ocean can calm itself, so can you.

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How Does Underwater Noise Impact Our Ocean?

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Every day, we see countless threats endanger the environmental integrity of our ocean, like oil spills and marine debris. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Unlike us, ocean animals can’t ask to turn down the noise. appeared first on Ocean Conservancy

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Time for 10 Ocean Trivia Questions

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How much do you really know about the ocean? Here is your chance to test your knowledge with our ocean trivia quiz. Love ocean content? Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. 2. What is the fastest fish in the ocean? state has the greatest amount of oceanic coastline, with more miles of coastline than all the rest of the United States combined? Blue whales aren’t just the biggest animals alive in the ocean.

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Los Angeles Chargers Defensive Lineman, Jerry Tillery Supports Ocean Conservancy for 2021 My Cause My Cleats

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For the third consecutive year, Ocean Conservancy will be represented by an NFL-player for the league’s My Cause My Cleats campaign at this Sunday’s game. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails. Ocean Life Uncategorized

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The Current Rate of Ocean Warming Could Bring the Greatest Extinction of Sealife in 250 Million Years

Inside Climate News

By Bob Berwyn If greenhouse gas pollution remains unchecked, global warming could trigger the most catastrophic extinction of ocean species since the end of the Permian age, about 250 million years ago, scientists warned in a new study today.

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An Ocean of Data

Ocean Conservancy

The significance of the ocean to humanity cannot be overstated, whether it is regulating Earth’s climate, providing food to billions or helping society transition to renewable, fossil fuel-free energy. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

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Warming Ocean Leaves No Safe Havens for Coral Reefs

Inside Climate News

Science Climate Change Coral Coral Reefs Oceans research scienceNew research finds coral refugia, where reefs are protected from global warming by cool local currents, are disappearing faster than expected.

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Inspiring Action at the Heart of the Ocean Crisis

Ocean Conservancy

Earlier this month, ocean leaders from governments, businesses and expert organizations around the world gathered for the seventh annual Our Ocean Conference in the island nation of Palau. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

Centering Native American and Indigenous Voices in Ocean Conservation

Ocean Conservancy

Each Thanksgiving, I like to share some of the ocean victories we’re thankful for. And we have much to celebrate this year, including record-breaking federal funding for coastal infrastructure and millions of people around the world rallying to remove 30 million pounds of trash from our ocean.

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A Big Climate Warning from One of the Gulf of Maine’s Smallest Marine Creatures

Union of Concerned Scientists

Ocean warming is having effects throughout the food chain. Climate Change climate impacts Global warming Maine ocean heat

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Oceans may start emitting ozone-depleting CFCs

Successful Green

As atmospheric concentrations of CFC-11 drop, the global ocean should become a source of the chemical by the middle of next century, a new MIT study predicts.

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Making Waves for the Ocean at COP26

Ocean Conservancy

In fact, at this critical moment for the climate and our ocean, there were literally more press credentials distributed than at any previous COP conference. Climate change is here and is bringing with it impacts like ocean acidification, sea level rise and dwindling sea ice.

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How Can Governments Stop the Deadliest Form of Ocean Plastic?

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From implementing extended producer responsibility schemes to banning harmful single-use plastic items, governments at all levels have the ability to make a big difference on all forms of ocean plastic pollution. Thanks for signing up for Ocean Conservancy emails.

Disney Gamers Provide Big Win For Our Ocean

Ocean Conservancy

During World Ocean Month this past June, when ocean and animal lovers around the globe were celebrating our ocean with wonder and awe, a very special group was using its passion for games to raise money for Ocean Conservancy. © See more wonderful ocean animals!

Oceans Break Heat Record for Third Year in a Row

Scientific American

Environment Climate Change Oceans2021 broke the record from 2020 by about 14 zettajoules, or 20 times the world’s annual energy consumption. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.

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A Major Ocean Current Is at Its Weakest Point in 1,000 Years

Scientific American

Environment Climate Change OceansNatural variations are currently the main cause, but climate change should continue to cause it to slow down. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.

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