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Ocean Exploration and Research

We hope you’ll take some time to browse the images, videos, and essays on this website. When we are streaming live video from the seafloor off NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, tune in and follow along as we make new and exciting discoveries.

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Together we have the power to protect the ocean.

While the depths of the ocean aren’t always accessible to most people (or even to an entire government agency), knowledge is power. By taking an interest in learning about our ocean, sharing what you have learned, and encouraging others to learn, we can build a level of appreciation and understanding that is needed to protect our blue planet.

And most importantly, never give up your interest, wonder, desire to learn, and excitement for the unknown reaches of Earth’s final frontier -- our ocean.

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