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  • 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.
  • Wed, 30 Oct 2019 16:47:57 +0000: Admiral John Richardson joins WHOI Board of Trustees - News Releases – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is pleased to announce that Admiral John Richardson has joined the WHOI Board of Trustees.
  • 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.