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The Ocean Conservancy News
- Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:41:12 +0000: Local Volunteer Coordinators are Mission Critical - Ocean Conservancy
We couldn’t pull off the International Coastal Cleanup without these incredible ocean heroes
- Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:01:55 +0000: We are in a Climate Crisis - Ocean Conservancy
Reflections from Nome on cruise ships navigating an increasingly ice-free Arctic
- Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:00:05 +0000: How to Prepare for the International Coastal Cleanup - Ocean Conservancy
Your guide to preparing for the biggest coastal cleanup day of the year
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- Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:49:40 +0000: A Reason to Celebrate - Ocean Conservancy
Decision-makers in D.C. put politics aside for the Gulf and our ocean
- Thu, 12 Sep 2019 12:00:39 +0000: What is the Pacific Warm Blob? - Ocean Conservancy
NOAA Fisheries announces second biggest West Coast marine heat wave
The Open Channels News
- Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:41:54 +0000: OC Overview for the week of 16 September 2019 - OpenChannels News
A warming Puget Sound means dying kelp, researchers say. That hurts orcas and salmon
Survey begins of damaged deep sea coral off Scotland
- Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:48:04 +0000: OC Overview for the week of 09 September 2019 - OpenChannels News
Seeing What the Fighting Is All About on Alaska’s Coastal Plain
Endangered shark being sold as ‘rock salmon’ at fish and chip shops, report says
- Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:29:41 +0000: OC Overview for the week of 02 September 2019 - OpenChannels News
Scientists and designers are proposing radical ways to 'refreeze' the Arctic
Ocean treaty needed to tackle 'deep trouble', says U.N. envoy
- Mon, 26 Aug 2019 18:11:27 +0000: OC Overview for the week of 26 August 2019 - OpenChannels News
More than just a viral video, the Salmon Cannon could be key to the species’ recovery
Worldwide fisheries experts gather in Seattle to save wild salmon
- Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:50:23 +0000: Ocean Sciences Meeting session: MPAs and Climate Resilience - OpenChannels News
Please consider submitting an abstract to the session, “Building Resilience: Exploring the Role of MPAs in the Face of Changing Ocean Conditions”, at the Ocean Sciences Meeting which will take place February 16-21, 2020 in San Diego, California. This session aims to bring together experts from around the country and globe to discuss how their region is exploring MPAs as tools to build climate resilience in a variety of ecosystems. (see full description below).
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution News
- Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:20:09 +0000: New study measures how much of corals’ nutrition comes from hunting - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
A new study reveals that more of corals’ nutrients come from hunting than previously expected, information that may help predict the fate of coral reefs as global ocean temperatures rise.
- Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:53:51 +0000: New report takes in-depth look at three factors contributing to sea level rise along the U.S. East Coast - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Sea levels in many areas across the global ocean are rising. Since the turn of the 20th century, the seas have risen between six and eight inches globally.
- Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:38:53 +0000: Origin of Massive Methane Reservoir Identified - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
New research provides evidence of the formation and abundance of abiotic methane—methane formed by chemical reactions that don’t involve organic matter—on Earth and shows how the gases could have a similar origin on other planets and moons, even those no longer home to liquid water.
- Wed, 07 Aug 2019 14:01:41 +0000: Blue sharks use eddies for fast track to food - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Blue sharks use large, swirling ocean currents, known as eddies, to fast-track their way down to feed in the ocean twilight zone—a layer of the ocean between 200 and 1000 meters deep containing the largest fish biomass on Earth, according to new research by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the Applied Physics Lab at the University of Washington (UW).
- Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:48:01 +0000: SharkCam reveals secret lives of basking sharks in UK - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
An autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) known as the REMUS SharkCam has been used in the UK for the first time to observe the behaviour of basking sharks in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland.