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WHOI In the News

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Bacteria-Based Sensor Could Detect Oil and Gas Leaks

Inside Science

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Blue-sea thinking: Technology is transforming the relationship between people and the oceans

The Economist

Monday, March 5, 2018

A Supercolony of Penguins Has Been Found Near Antarctica

New York Times

Monday, March 5, 2018

There is a supercolony of penguins on the Danger Islands in the Antarctic

Boston Globe

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Super colony of Adelie penguins found in Antarctica

China Daily

Friday, March 2, 2018

Scientists Spot Penguin Super-Colony in Antarctica

Wall Street Journal

Monday, February 26, 2018

After year of record deaths, right whales produce no new calves, which could be catastrophic

Boston Globe

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Why is the beach closed?


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?

Carbon Cycle


Global Carbon Cycle Interactive

Carbon is constantly on the move, changing form and location and making life on Earth possible.

The Water Cycle


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.

The Future of Marine Robots


The Future of Marine Robotics

The word 'robot' means a lot of things to a lot of people. So what exactly is an ocean robot and what do they do? Find out what they are and how they are helping explore the ocean in new and exciting ways.