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  • 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.