Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2017
Ocean Observatories Initiative
Do microplastics in the ocean pose health risks?
Tracking a Snow Globe of Microplastics
Investigating Oil from the USS Arizona
Sweat the Small Stuff
Tiny plastics prompt big investigation
From Macroplastic to Microplastic
By Eric Taylor :: Originally published online November 1, 2016
WHOI engineers are developing a new kind of lobster trap buoy that could help keep whales from getting tangled in fishing gear. Click on the numbers above to learn more.
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Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering Dept., entanglements, fishing gear, fishing industry, New England fisheries, right whales