A diver views the wreckage of an old anchor in the waters of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area.
© Cat Holloway
At the core of the Global Marine Division are our marine science programs. Sound marine science, combined with innovation and forward thinking, enables us to provide conservation solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow. Our initiatives include:
- marine climate change,
- gauging ocean health,
- population of marine species,
- the effectiveness of marine protected areas,
- exploring new marine ecosystems,
- and searching for alternatives to traditional fisheries (aquaculture).
The science we conduct feeds directly into our conservation planning and solutions, and drives our actions as we work to better understand the ocean and how best to conserve its benefits for future generations.
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Through scientific research, MMAS finds solutions to protect the health of the ocean. With partners around the world, we put science into action to benefit people and nature.