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WHOI In the News

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Inside the Race to Save Cuba's Coral Reefs

Pacific Standard

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Scientists, Navy consider future of sonar in warming oceans

UPI (United Press International)

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The future of sonar in semiheated oceans

Science Daily

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Environmental issues inspire at Film Center festival

Martha's Vineyard Times

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

10 Ways Climate Science Has Advanced Since An Inconvenient Truth

Scientific American

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

This Canadian Company Wants to Mine for Gold on the Bottom of the Ocean

VICE News

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

One Small Funder That's Been a Big Friend to New England's Coast

Inside Philanthropy

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Why is the beach closed?

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Why is the Beach Closed?

From the Coastal Ocean Institute

You pack your swimsuit, fins, sand shovel, and sunscreen, and the whole family piles into the car and heads to the beach. But when you get there you're greeted by a sign: BEACH CLOSED. What? Why?

Interactive Alvin

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Interactive Alvin

Since 1964, the submersible Alvin has helped make some of the most astonishing and iconic discoveries of the deep ocean. Learn what makes it work—and what makes it so special.

Sand, Sun, Beach

Audio Slideshow

Sun, Sand, Waves...and Bacteria?

A WHOI graduate student spends her summer at the beach, not sun-bathing, but exploring the hidden side of things beneath the sand.

The Water Cycle

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Explore the Water Cycle

The water cycle connects the land, air, ocean, and even deep earth in a continuous exchange of water in all its forms that shapes the face of the planet and makes life on Earth possible.