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The value of iron for a seal

WHOI researchers travel to remote Sable Island to determine if iron gives gray seal pups a head start in life

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Michelle Shero
Stony Coral Tissue Disease
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Wild horses and seals co-mingle on Sable Island, Nova Scotia. (Photo by Michelle Shero, taken under permits DFO 23-28A and NMFS 25794
© Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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A new study by WHOI researchers and international partners incorporates very high resolution satellite imagery with field surveys and long term date to provide the first multi-year time series documenting emperor penguins global population trends. (Photo by: Sara Labrousse)
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A straw in the ocean
Chris Piecuch
A CGI rendering of <em>Eurythenes plasticus</em> (bottom right), the deepest discovered species with microplastic in its system, as a deep-sea submersible approaches. (Photo courtesy of © WWF)
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Aerial Imagery of Penguins
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Pectinereis strickrotti
how much pressure
how deep to underwater vehicles go