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Rob Walz works aboard his fishing vessel the Finast Kind II for the WHOI-CFRF Shelf Fleet Program. (Commercial Fisheries Research Foundation). (Daniel Cojanu, © Woods Hole Oceanographic)

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Ocean science into action

From collaborations with fishermen to whale-sensing smart cameras, these five solutions-based stories will give you hope in 2021

A checkup for the oceans reveals threats to human health

The health of the world’s ocean is in serious decline—and human health is suffering as a result. A comprehensive report from the Monaco Commission and co-authored by several WHOI researchers…

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From Oceanus Magazine

Casting a (long) line to the twilight zone food web

The sun was at half-mast over the horizon, blazing a trail of gold through choppy North Atlantic seas. The crew aboard F/V Monica had just finished dinner and were back…

Squid Games

Shortfin squid are becoming more available to New England fishermen, but why?

Ocean data gives Northeast fishermen an edge against a warming ocean

Fishermen successfully brace against warm water wave from Gulf Stream, thanking greater access to data from the WHOI Shelf Fleet Program

Measuring the great migration

A bioacoustic mooring will use sound to help estimate life migrating in the ocean’s twilight zone as part of a new long-term observation network in the Atlantic

Understanding Ocean Changes

The story of a unique partnership between commercial fishermen and scientists.