Infographic: Habitat Conservation

June 28, 2019

NOAA works to protect and restore marine and coastal habitat to sustain fisheries, recover protected species, and maintain resilient coastal ecosystems and communities.


Download the full infographic (PDF, 1 pg).

Healthy habitat—like wetlands, rivers, and oyster and coral reefs—supports fish and wildlife, clean water, and recreation. But these important areas are being threatened by coastal development, pollution, extreme weather, and other factors.

The Office of Habitat Conservation works to protect and restore habitat in order to boost fish populations, recover threatened and endangered species, and support resilient coastal ecosystems and communities.