Antarctica's Ross Sea, home to countless penguins, whales, fish, and seals, is now the world's largest and newest marine protected area. Referred to as the "last ocean" it may be the last place on Earth to save and study a thriving marine ecosystem, relatively untouched by pollution, fishing and other human activities.
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. Here are a few things you can start doing now to maximize your Eclipse 2017 experience. (En español.)
The Exploratorium is partnering with Nautilus and the Ocean Exploration Trust to follow along as they explore the shipwrecks, deep-sea ecosystems and submarine geology in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary off our coast.