Virtual Reality Ocean Education
In the age of virtual reality, education is revolutionizing. We've captured the 360-degree imagery needed to seize this opportunity, and we're teaming up with Google to deliver it. Using Google Cardboards, Google Earth and Google Expeditions, The Ocean Agency now offers virtual underwater field trips to classrooms all around the world.
Millions of kids are able to explore the oceans as part of a curriculum-based learning. The reaction of a class exploring the underwater world for the first time is one of the most exciting sights we've ever seen. We need to continue to inspire the leaders of the future.
Through Google Voyager’s collection of map-based stories, anyone, anywhere can tour the underwater world or explore various ocean topics like sharks, seahorses and coral.
See instructions on how to explore here.
Coral reefs are some of the Earth’s greatest marvels — amazing underwater cities full of color, life and mystery. To celebrate International Year of the Reef in 2018, we’re exploring this fascinating underwater world. We’d like you to join us.
Coral reefs around the world have experienced the widest-spread, longest and most damaging bleaching event on record. The Ocean Agency, armed with custom-built 360-degree underwater cameras, has been racing around the world to reveal this crisis.
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. Join the adventure behind the Netflix Original Documentary, Chasing Coral as a team from The Ocean Agency sets out to reveal our changing ocean.
Where is the center of life on Earth? Many scientists would argue it is a place called Raja Ampat in The Coral Triangle. Coral reefs in Raja Ampat have a higher diversity of coral and reef fish species than anywhere else in the world. All marine life thrives on the healthy, abundant coral reefs in Raja Ampat — a region that is beautiful both above and below the surface.
A must-visit area for many divers is the underwater playground of the Florida Keys. Described as the dive capital of the world, these islands hold the world’s third-largest barrier reef, thousands of mangrove-fringed islands and extensive seagrass beds.
Sydney, Australia is surrounded by the best marine life of any major city on the planet, including one of the most elusive and bizarre creatures found in the ocean — the weedy seadragon. Join us as we explore the underwater life Sydney has to offer.
For the past four years, The Ocean Agency has revealed the ocean to the world through Google Street View. Along the way, we've encountered a few unexpected guests. Follow along as our dive team encounters the world's largest, most dangerous and most surprising sharks.
How well do you know the ocean’s biggest creatures? Test your knowledge while taking a virtual dive around the world.
Bring Your Lessons To Life
Imagine swimming among coral reefs or staring into the eye of a miniature Category 5 hurricane. With Expeditions, teachers can take students on immersive journeys both with AR and VR.
Encounter marine animals, see thriving coral reefs and explore shipwrecks as you tour the underwater world.
This expedition will take you on a journey underwater to one of the most fascinating places on Earth — the Galapagos Islands.
Visit the tropical coral reefs of the only U.S. territory south of the Equator, American Samoa.
Not all coral reefs form naturally. Around the globe, artificial reefs have been created both intentionally and unintentionally.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites are places of outstanding universal value on Earth. Our planet is over 70 percent ocean, so it's fitting that many of these places are underwater.
Learn all about coral reefs around the world, their inhabitants, their health, and some ways they are managed and protected.
The 3rd Global Coral Bleaching Event was the worst coral die-off in recorded history, with 70 percent of the world's reefs suffering.
More people go diving in Florida than virtually any other location on Earth. Journey through some of Florida's most famous sites.
Coral reefs are an integral part of the Caribbean, winding along thousands of kilometers of the region's coastlines.
Take a tour (above and below the surface) of a tragic event on “a day “which will live in infamy”.