Videos

Watch OR&R put NOAA science into action, from an introduction to oil spills to behind-the-scenes glimpses of NOAA measuring how pollution has impacted our natural resources and the public's use of these resources. Find a full list of videos from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the National Ocean Service website.

In February of 2010, the cargo ship M/V VogeTrader ran aground on a coral reef off the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Learn how NOAA and the State of Hawaii worked to clear the damaged coral rubble and reattach more than 600 coral colonies.

What do a tropical island in the Pacific Ocean and the Antarctic have in common? Unfortunately, it's marine debris.

To make up for historical industrial pollution in the Massachusetts' port of New Bedford Harbor, NOAA and its partners installed a "nature-like" fishway on the Acushnet River to improve habitat and help migrating herring access prime spawning grounds.

Just south of Seattle, the airplane manufacturer Boeing Company has created one of the largest habitat restoration projects on the Lower Duwamish River.

Where is debris from the March 2011 tsunami in Japan washing ashore in the United States? Watch this brief video describing NOAA's efforts to track and monitor reports of debris related to the Japan tsunami.

This video was produced as part of the emergency response drill, "Safe Sanctuaries," held in the Florida Keys in April 2005.

Watch this short video about NOAA OR&R's response to a large oil spill in the Mississippi River at New Orleans, La., in July 2008.

Watch this short documentary revisiting the Exxon Valdez oil spill twenty years later, and the changes it brought about in its wake.

This documentary, produced as part of the Pribilof Islands Environmental Restoration Project, uncovers a little-known piece of American history told through the story of Henry Wood Elliott, an artist and naturalist who many regard as the man who saved the northern fur seal from extinction.

On July 23, 2008, in the heart of New Orleans, a 600-foot tanker collided with a 200-foot fuel barge, tearing the barge in half.

Turning trash into electricity: What was once an idea of the future has become a reality today through Hawaii's Nets-to-Energy Program.

On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, rupturing the hull and spilling nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine waters of Alaska.

Marine debris has become one of the most pervasive pollution problems facing the world's ocean and waterways.

"People of the Seal" explores the centuries-old connection between the northern fur seal and the Unangan natives of Alaska's Pribilof and Aleutian Islands in the middle of Alaska's Bering Sea.

With fisherman, seabirds, and marshland, Lavaca Bay looks like any other peaceful coastal area ... but things weren't always this serene. This site was home to the largest cleanup of hazardous waste in Texas history.

In February of 2010, the cargo ship M/V VogeTrader ran aground on a coral reef off the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Learn how NOAA and the State of Hawaii worked to clear the damaged coral rubble and reattach more than 600 coral colonies.

What do a tropical island in the Pacific Ocean and the Antarctic have in common? Unfortunately, it's marine debris.

To make up for historical industrial pollution in the Massachusetts' port of New Bedford Harbor, NOAA and its partners installed a "nature-like" fishway on the Acushnet River to improve habitat and help migrating herring access prime spawning grounds.

Just south of Seattle, the airplane manufacturer Boeing Company has created one of the largest habitat restoration projects on the Lower Duwamish River.

Where is debris from the March 2011 tsunami in Japan washing ashore in the United States? Watch this brief video describing NOAA's efforts to track and monitor reports of debris related to the Japan tsunami.

This video was produced as part of the emergency response drill, "Safe Sanctuaries," held in the Florida Keys in April 2005.

Watch this short video about NOAA OR&R's response to a large oil spill in the Mississippi River at New Orleans, La., in July 2008.

Watch this short documentary revisiting the Exxon Valdez oil spill twenty years later, and the changes it brought about in its wake.

This documentary, produced as part of the Pribilof Islands Environmental Restoration Project, uncovers a little-known piece of American history told through the story of Henry Wood Elliott, an artist and naturalist who many regard as the man who saved the northern fur seal from extinction.

On July 23, 2008, in the heart of New Orleans, a 600-foot tanker collided with a 200-foot fuel barge, tearing the barge in half.

Turning trash into electricity: What was once an idea of the future has become a reality today through Hawaii's Nets-to-Energy Program.

On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound, rupturing the hull and spilling nearly 11 million gallons of crude oil into the pristine waters of Alaska.

Marine debris has become one of the most pervasive pollution problems facing the world's ocean and waterways.

"People of the Seal" explores the centuries-old connection between the northern fur seal and the Unangan natives of Alaska's Pribilof and Aleutian Islands in the middle of Alaska's Bering Sea.

With fisherman, seabirds, and marshland, Lavaca Bay looks like any other peaceful coastal area ... but things weren't always this serene. This site was home to the largest cleanup of hazardous waste in Texas history.