American Oceans

Why the Great Barrier Reef is So Important

The Great Barrier Reef is known for being the world’s largest coral reef system. However, you may know that there are threats to the reef.  So, why...

The 15 Best Ocean Charities to Donate To

If you’ve read any of the posts in our ocean conservation blog, you may know there are many serious threats our oceans and marine life currently face...

How Was the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Created?

It’s no secret that ocean pollution is extremely dangerous to our environment, as well as to the marine ecosystem. Therefore, it should be quite...

Marine Life

Explore marine life that lives in North America. Learn all about your favorite ocean animals, ecosystems, and habitats. From fun facts to conservation information, American Oceans is your resource for marine life information. Just dive in!

Today's Featured Animals

Did you know most ocean species remain to be discovered? Covering roughly 71% of our planet's surface, the ocean is mostly unexplored. Check out some of today's featured ocean animals and what we know about them.

Ocean Facts

We've learned so much about the world's oceans, but there is still a lot to explore. Check out some of our fun and unique facts about our ocean and the marine life that occupies it.