Through public education and scientific research, CARE promotes awareness and understanding of the potential value to be derived from artificial reef ecosystems in offshore California, and further supports their preservation and enhancement when recognized as being beneficial to the marine environment.
Life Under the Platforms
Click here to visit National Geographic’s Facebook Page to view the 360 virtual reality film that showcases the diverse marine habitat on the oil platforms off the coast of California.
The CARE program protects and enhances an existing thriving habitat around oil platforms that is rich with marine life. California and its coastal communities will also benefit from the increased fish habitat through increased tourism and recreational fishing opportunities. Learn more.