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USS Constitution 1997

USS Constitution’s Crew

  USS Constitution was one of the first six ships built for the new United States Navy in 1797. Constitution, a wooden ship, is often called “Old Ironsides,” a nickname…

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Pacific Rat

Kiore Polynesian Rat

By Richard King Charles Darwin only spent nine days in New Zealand during his famous voyage aboard HMS Beagle. He learned firsthand that these islands had no native mammals. Large,…

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Whale

Whale Watch Videographer

I live in a little beach town on Cape Cod, and almost everyone I know here works in the tourism industry. Some work at restaurants, some sell t-shirts, and others…

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Casks

Vessels, Casks, and Containers

Vessels Within Vessels Have you ever found a message in a bottle? For centuries, people have transported items on the seas. Messages in bottles are usually sent for fun. Most…

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Did You Know?

Seal With Plastic Bottle

Marine animals consume plastic when they confuse it for food.

Small plastics and floating objects often look like food to aquatic animals and sea birds. When they eat plastic, it often gets stuck in their digestive system, making them feel full and unable to eat proper food.

What can YOU do?
Learn more at Getting Rid of Marine Debris