Coral reefs face a lot of threats from humans.
But for these tiny animals that build their own limestone homes underwater, oil spills may add insult to injury.
Learn how spilled oil can impact coral reefs.
Ernie Oros, former New Jersey State Assemblyman and octogenarian, helped turn a degraded salt marsh into a thriving habitat for plants, animals, and the people of Woodbridge, N.J.
Read the incredible story of this local conservation champion's efforts and a touching celebration of his successes.
NOAA and our partners are working with the owners of the cargo vessel M/V Vogetrader to repair corals that were injured when the vessel ran aground in 2010.
Learn more about and see photos of our emergency restoration efforts on this coral reef in Hawaii.
Flowing freely through southeastern Washington is a 50 mile stretch of the Columbia River known as the Hanford Reach.
This unique section of river is home to both Chinook salmon and the world's first full-scale nuclear reactor at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Today, NOAA, other federal and state agencies, and Indian tribes are still trying to determine the full impact of Hanford's nuclear legacy on fish, wildlife, and their habitats.
These programs are designed to help prepare for and respond to chemical emergencies.
ESI maps provide a concise summary of coastal resources that are at risk if an oil spill occurs nearby.
Find out how NOAA is helping the Arctic region prepare for climate change and possible oil spills using ERMA.
ADIOS is an oil spill response tool that models how different types of oil weather in the marine environment.
GNOME is a software modeling tool used to predict the possible route pollutants might follow in a body of water.
This online mapping tool for the Gulf of Mexico integrates static and real time response data from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill.
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