The tall-sail ship Eagle serves a dual purpose for the U.S. Coast Guard, training its recruits in traditional sailing skills and representing the U.S. as a floating ambassador.
A U.S.-backed project helped improve fishing hatcheries in the Philippines. People now have livelihoods due to the project and others will have access to the research.
Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
A 16-year moratorium on commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean is one tool to protect the Arctic and its resources.
Marine animals around the world are threatened by plastic trash overwhelming our oceans. Download this free Earth Day poster and spread the word!
The unsightly plastics that clog the ocean and defile beaches often cannot be recycled. One major U.S. company has a plan to recycle one soda can or bottle for every one sold, while another has pioneered a novel way to recycle beach plastic.
Since 1985, millions of people have removed a supertanker's weight of plastic trash from beaches as part of the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day.
Managing waste so that it doesn’t end up in our oceans is a worldwide challenge. Get tips from researcher Jenna Jambeck on how to reduce plastic pollution.
You may be surprised to learn the sources of new fabrics that researchers are using to make the next generation of outerwear.