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  • 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.