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Jason Underwater

3 memorable Jason Dives

Volcanoes, vents, and creatures of the deep through the lens of ROV Jason

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Making sense of a mystery fish

Scientists tackle long-standing questions about the elusive American eel

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Up close and personal

Ocean robots work alongside marine animals to study their behavior

How the Ocean Works

It’s always freezing in the Arctic. Or is it?

WHOI experts dig into a popular misconception that the Arctic is always frigid.

Sustainable Ocean

As illegal fishing rages on, is there any hope on the horizon?

WHOI economist Yaqin Liu weighs in on the scourge of illegal fishing and what can…

Climate & Weather

What’s happening with AMOC?

Scientists discuss the state of the Atlantic Ocean’s ‘conveyor belt’

Heatwave Photo Climate & Weather

Record-level heat is predicted for the months, and years, ahead. Why is this happening?

Ongoing climate change and a naturally-occurring El Niño event overlap to bring the heat

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How did the ocean remain so quiet during Tonga’s eruption?

Underwater acoustics expert Gil Averbuch teases apart a mystery

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Ocean & Human Lives

Dancing with Data

Diving into the ocean-themed movements of the Boston Ballet’s “La Mer”

Ocean Life

Four wins worth recognizing this World Ocean Month

Amid a sea of environmental issues, these four victories spark hope for the ocean’s future

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Robots to the Rescue

How the next generation of ocean robots will help solve the planet’s most pressing problems

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Group Chat

Underwater robots communicate in text-like fashion off the coast of Oahu

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Technology Hatchery

The latest robotics projects happening inside the George and Wendy David Center for Ocean Innovation

iologists Heidi Sosik (left) and Joel Llopiz (right) examine shadowgraph images of plankton Ocean Tech

AI in the Ocean Twilight Zone

Deep Learning techniques are revealing new secrets about the mesopelagic

Amy Phung Ocean Tech

Automating Exploration

For MIT-WHOI Joint Program student Amy Phung, virtual reality and robotics are a natural pairing…

ABE Ocean Tech

A throwback to ABE

The OG autonomous seafloor robot

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Keeping an ear out for whales

Scientists look to safeguard the mammals with robotic buoys in the New York Bight

Ocean & Human Lives

Are warming Alaskan Arctic waters a new toxic algal hotspot?

With the Alaskan Arctic warming faster than almost anywhere in the world, she and other…

hard wired to love Ocean Tech

Hardwired to love

Ocean engineers discuss our emotional connection with robots

Brian Halligan Climate & Weather

Propelling a new wave of ocean-climate solutions

WHOI researchers get a boost from climate-tech fund Propeller

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Solving climate challenges, one innovation at a time

WHOI researchers report progress on projects funded by the Ocean Climate Innovation Accelerator


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Climate & Weather

Paddling an angry, ancient ocean

If ancient Beringians got to the Americas by boat, it couldn’t have been easy

Can Sound Help Save Coral Reefs?

WHOI scientists use sound to attract larval corals that could help rebuild reef ecosystems

Ocean & Human Lives

How is human health impacted by marine plastics?

WHOI biologist Mark Hahn discusses a recent global plastics study

Sustainable Ocean

Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey visits WHOI

Healey-Driscoll administration “leans in” on climate, Blue Economy research at WHOI

Ferromanganese crusts draping rocks How the Ocean Works

With deep-sea mining, do microbes stand a chance?

Scouring the seafloor for precious metals could put marine microbial communities and their ecosystem functions at risk

On the Move

The Coastal Pioneer Array is moving south in 2024. WHOI’s Al Plueddemann discusses the array’s…

Ocean Life

Is the Great Barrier Reef making a comeback?

The world’s largest reef saw record growth after years of bleaching. So why aren’t scientists…

Climate & Weather

Reconstructing the Bering Sea’s stormy past

Researchers help Bering Sea indigenous communities understand the past and plan for future

Ocean Life

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

Scientists and fishermen work together to study key predators in the ocean twilight zone

AUV Sentry submerges. Photo by Luis Lamar © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Ocean Tech

How does Sentry know where it is?

New smarts keep the autonomous vehicle on track