Oceans

Home to diverse wildlife from the smallest krill to the biggest whale, our country’s oceans — and the ecosystems they support — are worth preserving for future generations.

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Why baby Right whales are in danger — and how Red Lobster can help
A North Atlantic Right whale and her calf breach the surface

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Why baby Right whales are in danger — and how Red Lobster can help

At least nine new calves have been born so far this birthing season, which typically lasts from December to March. This spring, they'll face a perilous migration northward, where fishing lines, such as the vertical lines for traditional lobster traps, could result in a painful — and even fatal — entanglement.

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Statement: Biden administration will make historic commitments to protecting America’s natural heritage

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Statement: Biden administration will make historic commitments to protecting America’s natural heritage

WASHINGTON -- As part of an executive order, President Joe Biden is expected to announce Wednesday a stop on all new drilling in public lands and waters. The president will also set a goal of protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by the year 2030.

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Bringing Nature to Your Screen

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Bringing Nature to Your Screen

Social distancing may mean putting a pause on certain outdoor adventures. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate the natural world from the comfort of your own home. Consider watching some (or all) of these 14 nature films to make you feel like you are summiting a mountain or trekking through the Amazon.

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