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A sea otter pup trapped in a single use plastic bag! Fortunately mum was able to remove it before her baby suffocated and drowned. PLEASE recycle and make sure plastic is disposed of correctly. Take part in local clean up operations (whether you live on the coast or not) This will help prevent dreadful entanglement issues such as this one.

plastic pollution in the ocean-

Happy #EarthDay! Are you interested in learning about ways to reduce your plastic use? Our Plastics Unwrapped exhibit explores how plastics went from being rare to being everywhere and potential ways we can rethink our relationship with plastics. #RethinkPlastics

Dolphin and baby

Plastic trash on a beach in Hawaii

These sharks are being slaughtered to make "Shark Fin Soup" mainly in Asian restaurants across the world. Their population has decreased by 50% in the last 10 years. Do Not Order Shark Fin Soup - to help stop this massacre.

Sea Lions photo by Kevin Schafer

Lettuce Sea Slug

Status of the shark #sharks #sharkfinning

let's prevent this...easily done, so do it!

Tunicate~ Tunicates, commonly called sea squirts, are a group of marine animals that spend most of their lives attached to docks, rocks or the undersides of boats. To most people they look like small, colored blobs. It often comes as a surprise to learn that they are actually more closely related to vertebrates like ourselves than to most other invertebrate animals.

Gray whale dies bringing us a message — with stomach full of plastic trash. http://csglobe.com/gray-whale-dies-bringing-us-message/ #SeaShepherd #defendconserveprotect

Sea Horse

Reduce your use of plastic! & keep our oceans clean!

marine debris - "The Great Pacific Garbage Patch"

**Honorable mention**: Linda Drake.

Infographics Sharks Count! Why It’s Important To Save Sharks ... Did you know that one living reef shark in Palau is worth $1.9 million each year, but one sold at market is worth just $108, once?

Sea angel with open mouth by Alexander Semenov, White Sea Biological Station, Russia

Ocean, Sea, Underwater, Fish, Marine Life, Blue

Ocean Garbage infographic

How plastic garbage affects marine life #infographic #marinedebris