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Ocean, carbon and climate infographic
Infographic describing the links between the ocean carbon cycle, climate, and solutions
Ocean carbon cycle (advanced)
An interactive diagram describing the main processes in the ocean carbon cycle.
Ocean habitats interactive
An interactive diagram showing details about the main habitats in the ocean.
Ocean life interactive
An interactive diagram showing the diversity of life in the ocean across its habitats.
Carbon cycle interactive (intermediate)
An interactive carbon cycle diagram naming the major processes.
Carbon fluxes interactive (advanced)
Find out how carbon moves around the planet, and about the impact of human activity.
Carbon stores interactive (advanced)
Find out where carbon is stored.
Carbon cycle interactive (foundation)
Use this interactive carbon cycle to learn about the main processes involved.
Explore Lady Elliot Island using Google Maps
Explore this section of the Great Barrier Reef
Dive with a giant ocean sunfish
Go diving with a giant ocean sunfish off Penida Island, Bali
How is wave energy converted into electricity?
The waves of the ocean are a constant source of energy - how can it be harvested?
How do solar panels generate electricity?
Solar panels convert the energy of the sun into electricity we can use
How do wind turbines generate electricity?
These giant turbines provide a lot of clean energy
Where does our electricity come from?
The sources of the electricity we use in the UK, in the Netherlands and in the EU, explained
How do weather cells affect the global climate?
Different atmospheric wind patterns can have a huge impact on the climate on Earth
Where are different marine ecosystems found?
Discover three ocean habitats and where they can be found
Common types of plastic and where to find them
This diagram shows ten kinds of plastic and what they are commonly used for
The top causes of ocean plastic pollution
Learn the most common offenders for ocean plastic pollution
How long does plastic take to degrade in the ocean?
How long do these commonly found plastic items take to degrade in the ocean?
Where is the North Pacific Gyre?
How do ocean currents create gyres?
Alternatives to plastic bags
What are the pros and cons of using plastic bags or the alternatives?
Seven different types of plastic
This diagram demonstrates the properties, recyclability and toxicity of seven types of plastic
A simple design process
This diagram explains the steps involved in the design process.
Ocean plastics facts and figures
Explore the facts and figures surrounding ocean plastics pollution
Life cycle of a plastic bottle
Discover the journey of a plastic bottle from raw materials to recycling, landfill or litter
Global plastics production
Learn about the history of global plastic production
Where does plastic come from?
Follow the production process from crude oil to the products we use every day
How is plastic recycled?
Find out how plastic bottles are turned into new clothing
How are plastic bottles made?
Discover the stages involved in plastic bottle manufacturing
Why is plastic so fantastic?
Explore some of the versatile and ingenious uses for plastic that have changed our world
Timor-Leste MPA Google Map
Habitat zonation and marine protected areas around Com
How will the coral reefs respond to climate change?
Find out how corals could be affected by future changes in ocean temperature and ocean chemistry
How do people use coral reefs for food?
In the early morning, the community of Com in Timor-Leste glean the reef shallows for food
What kind of creatures live in the deep ocean?
Life deep below the sea surface
Underwater coral reef safari
This ocean safari offers you a peek at some of our favourite underwater animals, or the "big 8"
All about the Great Barrier Reef
Explore one of the seven wonders of the natural world
What creatures live in the seas around the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are one of the most biologically diverse and unique places on the planet
All about the Florida Keys coral reef
The Florida Keys are a coral cay archipelago located off the southern coast of Florida
All about the Mexican barrier reef
Explore the habitats of one of the largest natural reef in the world
Belize and the Mesoamerican Reef, UNESCO Marine World Heritage site
Discover the underwater beauties of the Mesoamerican Reef
Bermuda's corals and the Gulf Stream
The isolated location of Bermuda has had a marked effect on the corals that surround the island
Great ocean explorers, scientists and experts
Find out about some of the ocean explorers, scientists and experts working with us
What's happens inside a self-driving car?
Look inside our self-driving car
How is the mBot similar to a driverless car? How is it different?
Comparing my mBot to a driverless car using an interactive diagram
How do you explore the deep sea?
What is a marine research vessel like?
Join the Nekton research team as they explore the waters off Bermuda
Diving in a submarine
Get ready to ‘Dive! Dive! Dive!’
Explore the Agincourt Reef using Google Maps
Explore this section of the Great Barrier Reef
How have penguins survived in the Antarctic?
Learn about penguin features that have contributed to their survival
How dangerous are sharks?
Sharks have a notorious reputation, and they are certainly well-adapted to hunting their prey
How fragile is coral? What is coral bleaching?
Learn about the fragility of precious ecosystem
Explore the best coral dive sights in 360
Where does energy come from in the deep sea?
How living organism can survive gushing super-heated chemical fluids into the deep sea?
Where does food come from in the deep sea?
In the dark depths of the ocean, where does the food come from?
Where are the world’s coral reefs?
Explore this map which shows where coral reefs grow.
What factors affect zonation on the reef?
Zones on the reef
Great Barrier Reef 2012: Expedition map
Why did the expedition only go to some of the reefs?
How does coral get its energy?
How might you use a quadrat during coral reef fieldwork?
Coral reef quadrat survey
Life around deep sea vents
Life around the vent
What are the different taxonomies and behaviours of coral reef creatures?
Coral life gallery with additional taxonomic and behavioural information
What are the creatures living in the deep sea?
Where does your food come from?
What are ROVs or remotely operated vehicles?
Deep diving and underwater robots to explore the deep reef
How have creatures adapted to live on the coral reef?
Learn how different creatures have adapted to life on the reef
What are the different shapes and patterns found on the coral reef?
A gallery focusing on the variety of structures, patterns and textures seen on the reef
What is the life cycle of coral?
Find out how corals grow and reproduce
What are the threats to the coral reefs?
Discover some of the threats facing the coral habitat
What are the various dive signs and what do they mean?
Master your dive signs to become an underwater explorer
What are Nudibranchs or Sea Slugs?
Enjoy the diversity in the wonderful world of sea slugs or nudibranchs
What are the different scales in the coral ecosystem?
From tiny polyps to hundreds of miles, discover the different scales in the coral ecosystem
What creatures live on a coral reef?
Find out more about the amazing variety of life on the reef
Expedition inside an Arctic glacier
Follow this immersive 360 journey into an Arctic glacier
How will the melting Arctic ice affect ocean circulation?
Explore how changes in the Arctic could affect ocean circulation
How do toxins build up through the food web?
Learn about bioaccumulation.
Where do microplastics come from?
Learn about the different sources of microplastics.
Where is carbon stored?
There are four major carbon stores on the planet. Learn about them here.
Energy flow in the marine community
Discover how energy flows through the marine ecosystem
What is the marine carbon cycle?
What would happen in the carbon cycle if there were no zooplankton?
Why is the water cycle important to us?
How is water recycled around the world by nature?
Where does it rain more, and why?
Learn about the water cycle.
What kind of rubbish is found on the world’s beaches?
The top culprits of beach pollution.
How does the Gulf Stream affect the British climate?
Learn how with this ocean circulation map.
How many countries border the Arctic Ocean?
A political map showing the different countries in the Arctic circle.
How has ocean acidity changed over time?
Present sea-surface pH
How has the arctic sea ice changed over time?
Explore past and predicted changes in Arctic sea ice
How salty is the ocean?
Map of varying salt levels across the oceans
How warm is the ocean?
Learn more about ocean surface temperatures with this map.
Why is thermohaline circulation so important?
Learn more about thermohaline circulation and why it is important.
Which creatures live in the seas around the UK?
Explore the diversity of UK marine life
What happens in a microplastics laboratory?
Find what takes place in a marine plastics lab
What are the seven wonders of the marine world?
Do you know the seven wonders of the sea?
What are the UK's marine landmarks?
Explore some of the marine landmarks around England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
What are the impacts of marine plastic pollution?
Understand some of the impacts of marine plastics
What are microplastics and how do we research them?
What are microplastics?
How do scientists research copepods?
Follow a day in the life of an Arctic researcher looking at plankton
How do explorers cross the frozen Arctic Ocean?
Travelling in the arctic can be a dangerous, yet exhilarating experience!
How is science conducted across the arctic?
Learn more about the important research being conducted in the arctic
How do arctic scientists get ready to go home?
Find out how the team packed up their Arctic home
How do you make an ice hole?
It's not as easy as it looks...
What are the different marine habitats around the UK?
Find out about the UK's different marine habitats.
How have penguins evolved over time?
Penguin evolution described through a series of illustrations
How do we use the seas?
Learn about the different ways we use the seas around us.
What animals live in the Arctic?
Explore more about the different living things in the Arctic.
What organisms live in the seas around the UK?
Learn about the diversity of life in the UK's seas.
What does the high arctic environment look like?
Explore the beauty of the Arctic
What is it like to live at an Ice Base?
How does it differ to life at home?
How do scientists work in the remote Arctic?
Learn about how scientists conduct their research in this inhospitable environment.
What do you wear in the Arctic?
What do you need to wear to survive in the arctic?
How do scientists collect water samples in the arctic?
Find out how scientists sample the Arctic Ocean
How have penguins adapted to the Antarctic?
How are penguins suited to the Antarctic?
How do arctic scientists prepare for an expedition?
How many eggs do you need for an Arctic expedition?
How do you get to an Arctic Ice Base?
The joys of flying in the Arctic
How do you take samples from the arctic ice?
Taking glacier samples involves a lot of shovelling and hacking away
Equipment used in the Arctic
Learn why there's a bicycle without wheels in the middle of the Arctic
What is life like at a polar ice base?
Learn about the life of the explorers behind the scenes at the Ice Base
How do you become a polar explorer?
Do you have what it takes to become a polar explorer?
Which creatures live in the Arctic?
Meet the wildlife that has adapted to survive in Arctic conditions
How to identify different types of coral?
Learn how to identify different types of coral
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