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The Ocean Conservancy News
- Tue, 07 Jan 2020 17:00:00 +0000: New Wave of Companies Pledge Not to Ship Through Arctic Ocean - Ocean Conservancy
Eight more companies agreed this week not to ship goods through the Arctic Ocean
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- Fri, 03 Jan 2020 13:00:08 +0000: 7 Fish with Unusual Names - Ocean Conservancy
What's in a name? Here are 7 of the weirdest monikers in the sea
- Thu, 02 Jan 2020 15:35:28 +0000: Mantis Shrimp: The Ocean Predator You Need to Meet - Ocean Conservancy
Mantis shrimp can attack as fast as a speeding bullet—literally
The post Mantis Shrimp: The Ocean Predator You Need to Meet appeared first on Ocean Conservancy.
- Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:00:41 +0000: 4 Things to Know About Blue Whales - Ocean Conservancy
Blue whales are big, loud and lovable
- Mon, 30 Dec 2019 13:00:56 +0000: Preparing for Surprises - Ocean Conservancy
Managing for uncertainty and invisible changes in the Arctic and beyond
The Open Channels News
- Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:46:44 +0000: OC Overview for the week of 09 December 2019 - OpenChannels News
Adventurers cross Arctic Ocean on skis despite thinning ice
Seychelles: The island nation with a novel way to tackle climate change
- Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:16:42 +0000: Webinar: Marine Genetic Resources: Building Capacities for Ocean Governance - OpenChannels News
Marine Genetic Resources: Building Capacities for Ocean Governance
17 December 2019 at 4 pm – 5.30 pm (CET / UTC +1)
- Thu, 05 Dec 2019 18:24:05 +0000: Submit a nomination for the Ocean Awards 2020 - OpenChannels News
Through the Ocean Awards, we aim to highlight the plight of our oceans and to celebrate and aid the pioneering individuals who are bringing about change.
The nomination process for 2020 will open at the Awards ceremony on Monday 10 June and remain open until Friday 13 December 2019
- Tue, 03 Dec 2019 22:05:41 +0000: OC Overview for the week of 02 December 2019 - OpenChannels News
What can be saved? Sanctuaries safeguard the seas
Call for Australia to show Unesco it's 'walking the walk' on Great Barrier Reef
- Mon, 25 Nov 2019 21:30:29 +0000: OC Overview for the week of 25 November 2019 - OpenChannels News
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution News
- Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:55:53 +0000: Study weighs deep-sea mining’s impact on microbes - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The essential roles that microbes play in deep-sea ecosystems are at risk from the potential environmental impacts of mining, according to a new paper. The study reviews what is known about microbes in these environments and assesses how mining could impact their important environmental roles.
- Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:12:03 +0000: WHOI scientist to provide testimony on climate science and solutions - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Richard Murray, Deputy Director and Vice President for Research at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), will testify before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the U.S. House of Representatives on January 15, 2020.
- Wed, 08 Jan 2020 17:00:26 +0000: WHOI underwater robot takes first known automated sample from ocean - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
A hybrid remotely operated vehicle developed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) took the first known automated sample performed by a robotic arm in the ocean.
- Fri, 03 Jan 2020 15:08:23 +0000: Limited-edition Pictorial Postmark honors WHOI’s 90th Anniversary - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
This year marks WHOI's 90th Anniversary. To honor this milestone, a limited-edition Pictorial Postmark will be available to the public on Monday, January 6, 2020 in Woods Hole Village, or through the postal service until the end of the month.
- Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:32:58 +0000: How microbes reflect the health of coral reefs - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
A collaborative study compared seawater from 25 reefs in Cuba and the U.S. Florida Keys varying in human impact and protection, and found that those with higher microbial diversity and lower concentrations of nutrients and organic carbon—primarily caused by human activities—were markedly healthier.