WHOI-led team receives funding to help small businesses prepare communities across the nation for climate change
The funding will support five major projects from watershed contaminant monitoring to data collection for sustainable fisheries and more
The U.S. DOE, WHOI, and partners to collect data near an East Coast offshore wind site
Researchers aim to use their science to help inform best practices and strategies to better protect fin whales in waters off NY and NJ
Woods Hole, Mass. – The New York Bight is an important year-round habitat for endangered fin whales, […]
Woods Hole, Mass. — Each year, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) honors scientists for their outstanding achievements in aquatic science research, service, and education. The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award recognizes a mid-career scientist who has […]
Woods Hole, Mass. – Studying a rock is like reading a book. The rock has a story to tell, says Frieder Klein, an associate scientist in the Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
The rocks […]
Woods Hole, Mass. – Vitamin B12 deficiency in people can cause a slew of health problems and even become fatal. Until now, the same deficiencies were thought to impact certain types of algae, as well. A new study examined the […]
Major funding commitment from board chair Paul Salem comes amidst increased attention on ocean’s role in climate and growing pace of funding from public and private sources
WHOI researchers determine lifetimes of drinking straws in the coastal ocean and develop a prototype bioplastic straw that degrades even faster than paper
Woods Hole, MA – A team of scientists led by a Tulane University oceanographer and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has found that deposits deep under the ocean floor reveal a way to measure the ocean oxygen level and […]
WHOI researchers develop a new sustainability metric for plastic products
A new sensor on the submersible Alvin discovered reactive oxygen species for the first time in deep-sea corals, broadening our understanding of fundamental coral physiology
Woods Hole, MA – Just like us, corals breathe in oxygen and eat organic carbon. And just […]
Coalition of philanthropic funders invests $250 million to supercharge ocean-based climate solutions
Dubai, UAE – Many of the world’s leading philanthropic funders of ocean research and conservation have joined forces to launch the Ocean Resilience and Climate Alliance.
The formation of the Alliance […]
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Today, leaders at two of the world’s leading ocean science institutions signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) extending their working partnership in the exploration, study, and protection of the world’s oceans.
The MOU was signed […]
Declaration recognizes the critical role of the ocean in regulating climate change, calls for increased ocean observations
Woods Hole, Mass. -Evidence of climate change in the North Atlantic during the last 1,000 years can be seen in the deep ocean, according to a newly published paper led by researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and […]
Data from over 300 tags on large marine predators, along with shipboard sonar, point to the ecological importance of the ocean’s twilight zone
In year extreme weather events driven by rising marine temperatures, the ocean will take center stage at COP28 in Dubai November 30 – December 12
Woods Hole, Mass. – A group of the world’s leading ocean scientific, philanthropic, and other stakeholder […]
Stunning 800 meter-long coral reef discovered with Schmidt Ocean Institute’s underwater robot off Galápagos Islands
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador- Scientists examining underwater cliff ecosystems onboard research vessel Falkor(too) using the 4,500 meter robot, ROV SuBastian, have discovered two pristine coral reefs in […]
Woods Hole, MA – At Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Fall Joint Meeting of the Board and Corporation today, Institution leaders elected two new Trustees and seven new Corporation Members.
“It is an honor to welcome these new volunteer leaders to WHOI,” […]