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  • Thu, 10 Oct 2019 12:00:20 +0000: Sunlight degrades polystyrene faster than expected - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    The general consensus of governmental agencies is that it takes polystyrene thousands of years to fully break down. But a new study shows that it may instead degrade in decades or centuries when exposed to sunlight.
  • Thu, 03 Oct 2019 17:49:03 +0000: NOAA awards WHOI $2.9 million for harmful algal bloom research - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science recently announced funding for 12 new research projects to better understand and predict harmful algal blooms (HABs) and improve our collective response to them.
  • Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:04:31 +0000: Researchers use drones to weigh whales - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    Researchers devised a way to accurately estimate the weight of free-living whales using only aerial images taken by drones.
  • 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 factors contributing to sea level rise - 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.