Posts Categorized: Marine Habitat

Right whales, © Sea to Shore Alliance/NOAA, NOAA permit #15488

The Sound of Seismic »

Ear-shattering explosions echo through the ocean. Dolphins, whales and sea turtles scatter, trying to get away from the source of the noise. What’s making this deafening sound? Seismic testing.

orca and calf, © NOAA

June is All About the Orcas »

June is Orca Month – and the Pacific Northwest is celebrating the Southern Resident orca – the most endangered community of resident killer whales in the world.

Beach, © Nick Chill

Every Day is World Oceans Day for Us »

The health of the Earth’s oceans are indicators of our planet’s overall health – when they’re in trouble, so are we. So, it’s important to keep our oceans healthy not just for marine life, but also for the future health of the entire planet.