It's impossible to overstate the importance of the Earth's oceans. They cover over 70 percent of the planet's surface, harbor fantastic biodiversity, and sustain over a billion people. Yet they are under siege from a variety of threats. We must act.

Discover the Sea that Never Sleeps

Blue York is a campaign to help protect the rich waters off New York City, which are filled with surprising biodiversity.

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Protect Hudson Canyon

President Obama banned future oil and gas development in Atlantic canyons like the Hudson Canyon. But given expected challenges to the ban, a sanctuary designation is still an important goal.

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Good News

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) denied six pending permits for airgun seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Offshore Action

President Barack Obama has withdrawn offshore areas in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans from future oil and gas development.

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Melville Hears a Right Whale

Our acoustic buoy, Melville, has made the first near real-time detection of this rare whale in New York waters.

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Sounds of the City Below

Majestic whales inhabit the waters off New York, but much about them remains a mystery. Come along as we dive into their world.oceans.

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Stand for Wildlife

Join more than one million wildlife lovers working to save the Earth's most treasured and threatened species. (Oh, and get a free sticker.)

Stand for Wildlife

Join a community of over one million people helping protect the wildlife and places we love.

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