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  • Wed, 04 Dec 2019 23:23:59 +0000: Whales may owe their efficient digestion to millions of tiny microbes - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    A study by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) shows that the microbial communities inside whales may play an important role in the digestion of one of the ocean’s most abundant carbon-rich lipids, known as a wax ester.
  • Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:31:42 +0000: WHOI president to step down next year - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) President and Director Mark Abbott plans to step down at the end of 2020.
  • Tue, 26 Nov 2019 16:11:14 +0000: Clownfish can’t adapt to rapid environmental changes - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    The beloved anemone fish popularized by the movies “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory” don’t have the genetic capacity to adapt to rapid changes in their environment, according to a new study in the journal Ecology Letters.
  • Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:41:16 +0000: SeaWorld & Busch Gardens conservation fund commits $900,000 to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    The funding provided by the SeaWorld Conservation Fund will be primarily used to test alternative non-lethal fishing gear.  Whales and sea turtles commonly entangle in ropes that connect crab or lobster traps on the sea floor to buoys on the sea surface.
  • Thu, 07 Nov 2019 08:00:11 +0000: Unless warming is slowed, emperor penguins will be marching towards extinction - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    Emperor penguins are some of the most striking and charismatic animals on Earth, but a new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has found that a warming climate may render them extinct by the end of this century. The study, which was part of an international collaboration between scientists, published Nov. 7, 2019, in the journal Global Change Biology.