The Marine Mammal Center, a Bay Area non-profit and marine research hospital, wanted to bring their message of conservation to classrooms as a way to educate and inform students to the plight of coastal sea life.
The Ghost Below is the first in a series of educational sites, each focusing on an unknown environmental hazard—in this case, loose fishing nets. As users follow the net to the bottom of the sea they can learn about its impact along the way with quick facts and videos.
Visitors were also invited to make and share a promise to better our oceans then explore an interactive map to to read other pledges made around the world.
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