New Smithsonian Ocean Portal

The National Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with more than 20 partner organizations, invites you to begin exploring the Smithsonian Ocean Portal. The portal is a new website designed to transport visitors to the coastline, the open water, and the deep ocean through rich, interactive Web content. Challenge yourself to rethink the shark, get up close and personal with a North Atlantic Right Whale named Phoenix, or follow scientists on expedition to an isolated island in the middle of the vast Pacific. Dive in and explore at