Resources for Students and Educators

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Ocean Education Videos – from United National Environment Programme
– two minute videos with Jim Toomey include: Blue Carbon, Marine Litter, The Climate Change Connection, The True Value of Our Oceans, Nutrient Runoff, Adaptation to Sea Level Rise, and Waste Water

Ocean Fact SheetsFrom Waitt Institute
– 2 page pdfs include: ocean zoning, marine reserves, parrotfish, sharks, conch, urchins, overfishing, sustainable seafood, mangroves, lionfish, and aquaculture.

Awesome Oceansfrom edeos digital education
– eight minute animated short-film shows the fascinating habitats in the oceans and how human behavior endangers them.

Individual Conservation Action (water conservation, recycling, seafood choices and more)

Climate Change and Adaptation
Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) – from EcoAdapt
Climate Adaptation, Mitigation, E-Learning – from CAMEL

Ocean Pollution
Education Resources – from NOAA
Ocean Noise pollution

Plastics
NEW – PlasticsBANList2016-11-4 – shows best and better alternatives to living without plastic.
Great Pacific Garbage Patch – information & more sites for personal action (Thanks to Jessica & her student David in Colorado)
Ocean Science Trust – Report on plastic debris in the marine environment
Algalita Marine Research Foundation
Plastic Debris – Rivers to Sea
Greenpeace Ocean Campaign
Plastic Debris in the World’s Oceans – Greenpeace Report (pdf)
For teachers and children:  Gorilla Greenhouse – Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Mercury
EPA Fish advice
PBS Mercury in Fish
National Geographic News

Nutrients
USGS Eutrophication, Hypoxia

MSNBC- dead zones