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The Ocean Conservancy News
- Thu, 25 May 2023 20:00:00 +0000: Biggest Invertebrates in the Ocean - Ocean Conservancy
Who needs a backbone anyway?
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- Sat, 20 May 2023 15:30:00 +0000: TEDxPortland: The Intersection of Climate and Plastics - Ocean Conservancy
We can’t solve the climate crisis if we keep drilling more oil for plastic production.
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- Thu, 18 May 2023 16:00:00 +0000: Can Fish Breathe Air? - Ocean Conservancy
The answer might surprise you
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- Thu, 11 May 2023 16:00:00 +0000: Ocean Resources for Kids of All Ages - Ocean Conservancy
It’s never too early for kids to start learning about the wonders of our ocean
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- Wed, 10 May 2023 16:00:00 +0000: #TeamSeas Reaches 15-Million-Pound Milestone - Ocean Conservancy
We’re halfway to our goal!
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The Open Channels News
- Sat, 12 Jun 2021 12:24:24 +0000: Artificial light may be changing marine ecosystems - News | OCTO: Open Communications for the Ocean
Editor’s note: Artificial light at night (ALAN) – whose undesirable effects are more colloquially referred to as light pollution – has long been known to affect sea turtles. Numerous studies document that adult sea turtles avoid nesting on artificially-lit beaches and artificial lights on land draw newly-hatched sea turtles away from the ocean, leading to […]
- Sat, 12 Jun 2021 11:46:42 +0000: Latest News and Resources for Ocean Planners and Managers - News | OCTO: Open Communications for the Ocean
Study shows few downsides to incorporating climate change in ocean planning Researchers map ocean areas that can protect biodiversity, help fisheries, AND provide carbon benefits Most ocean use revenues go to small number of corporations New satellites will track global carbon and methane emissions Climate change already making equator too warm for many marine species […]
- Sat, 12 Jun 2021 10:54:48 +0000: The EBM Toolbox: Resources for the sustainable financing of marine protected areas - News | OCTO: Open Communications for the Ocean
An update to this Skimmer article was published in January 2022 as an OCTO blog Resources for the sustainable financing of marine protected areas.
- Fri, 11 Jun 2021 23:41:23 +0000: Perspective: Marine ecosystem-based management and wicked problems require incrementalism, not command and control - News | OCTO: Open Communications for the Ocean
By Jon Hare, NOAA Fisheries Editor’s note: Jon Hare is the Science and Research Director of NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in the US. He oversees science related to NOAA Fisheries mission in the Northeast region (Maine to North Carolina) including marine fisheries, aquaculture, protected species, habitat, and ecosystem science. NOAA […]
- Wed, 24 Mar 2021 03:18:58 +0000: How much did the COVID-19 pandemic quiet the oceans? - News | OCTO: Open Communications for the Ocean
Editor’s note: Anthropogenic noise in the ocean – from ships, sonar, construction, oil wells, windfarms, seismic surveys, and other activities – harms marine animals ranging from marine mammals to fish to invertebrates. Ocean noise has been documented to: Increase egg and larval mortality, cause developmental delays, slow growth rates, and increase bodily malformations Cause temporary […]
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution News
- Tue, 23 May 2023 15:42:29 +0000: Perkins School for the Blind visits WHOI - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionStudents in Perkins School for the Blind’s Outreach Program recently spent the day at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, part of an annual program connecting students engaged in STEM learning…
- Wed, 17 May 2023 19:50:36 +0000: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Elects New Trustee and Corporation Members - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionThe Board of Trustees of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) today welcomed one new Board Member and eight new Corporation Members.
- Wed, 17 May 2023 14:52:48 +0000: Mapping the potential path of nuclear wastewater - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionWHOI Sea Grant will study spreading pathways from Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
- Tue, 16 May 2023 13:39:49 +0000: Oleander Project Transfers to WHOI Management - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution30-year effort to monitor the Gulf Stream and Northwest Atlantic circulation will continue providing crucial data and insights
- Wed, 10 May 2023 11:54:20 +0000: WHOI Marine Chemist Shares Hard Won Advice for Communicating in the Face of Environmental Disasters - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionScience Communications in a Crisis: An Insider's Guide draws on decades of experience