New York Ocean

Check out some of the New York ocean-related links and resources available below, free for your download and use.

Keep your eye on this page for more resources as they become available.

New York Ocean Action Plan

  • Document: New York Ocean Action Plan | PDF

  • Website: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Ocean Action Plan | Click Here

  • Fact Sheet: New York Ocean | PDF

Marine Debris
  • Curriculum: Plastic Pollution and You | Click Here
    NYSG's 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum focused on a man-made threat to the quality of New York’s marine and freshwater aquatic ecosystems.

  • Fact Sheet: Marine Debris | PDF (English) PDF (Español

  • Article: Musings on Marine Debris | PDF
    (New York State Conservationist magazine, April 2020; pgs. 8-11)

  • Website: NOAA Marine Debris Program | Click Here

  • Website: Prevent Balloon Litter  | Click Here
    Learn more about marine debris, especially balloon litter, and discover some inspirational litter-free ideas to celebrate, to remember and to honor the people who impact your life. Also, check out the partners page for more on this effort's supporting organizations, which include New York Ocean and New York Sea Grant.

  • Website: NY Sea Grant's Marine Debris / Microplastics Resource Site | Click Here
    Includes "marine debris" news archive, featuring stories on NYSG-funded research, extension and education | Click Here

Ocean Acidification
  • Website: Mid-Atlantic Coastal Acidification Networks | Click Here

  • Website: NOAA Ocean Acidification Program | Click Here

  • Website: Ocean Acidification in New York State | Click Here

  • Fact Sheet: Marine Wildlife of New York - View Responsibly  | PDF (English) PDF (Español)

    Related resources:

    - Coastal Research & Education Society of Long Island, Inc. | Click Here

    - Gotham Whale | Click Here

    - Atlantic Marine Conservation Society | Click Here

    - Long Island Aquarium | Click Here

  • Guidelines: NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Life Viewing | Click Here

  • Web story: Please, no selfies with the seals: 5 ways to view wildlife responsibly | Click Here

  • Press Release: Plum Island Dive Survey Results | Click Here

Credit: Ryan Strother / NYSG.

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