On Earth Day 2017, the Seacoast Science Center hosted its 9th annual Rescue Run for Marine Mammals, and also hosted its first beach clean-up of the season. Working in partnership with the Blue Ocean Society for Ocean Conservation, we invited Rescue Run participants to stay and help clean up the shoreline at Odiorne Point StateRead More
Heidi Duncanson | Development and Communications Coordinator
When you’re a science center focused on keeping the ocean clean and “blue,” what do you call your committee focused on “green” initiatives? We call it the Teal Team, because what happens on land makes a direct impact on ocean health!
Our Teal Team is made up of six
Ocean Runner Nichole is training in earnest for a marathon but sometimes she switches up her running routine with a hike on the weekend. Check out her video from Beaver Mountain in Rangeley, Maine, with a reminder that polluting land or water far from the sea STILL affects ocean health. Keeping our inland areasRead More
Ocean Runner Nichole is always finding discarded plastic bags as she runs along the beach. These types of bags can be deadly when ingested by marine animals. A great way to keep these bags off the beach and out of the water is to always take reusable tote bags with you for shopping, beachRead More
SSC’s Ocean Runner Nichole Rutherford announces the Hannaford Helps initiative to raise money for the Seacoast Science Center. Every time you buy a Blue and Gold Karma reusable tote bag at the Portsmouth, NH location (800 Islington St.) during the month of May 2016, Hannaford will donate $1 to support our ocean education mission.
Karen Provazza | Director of Marketing
Our trash does not belong in the ocean.
Why is that a big deal?
More than all of the world’s rain forests, the ocean supplies up to 70% of our oxygen. The ocean regulates our climate, holds 97% of the Earth’s water, and provides the primary source of