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Tara Hetz

Tara Hetz

Tara Hetz has gotten to see a different side of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) from her Summer Student Fellow…

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North Atlantic Right Whale

Dr. Michael Moore talks about the North Atlantic Right Whale and what the future may hold for this endangered charismatic…

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Hal Caswell Receives First Per Brinck Oikos Award

Hal Caswell

The Per Brinck Foundation has selected biologist Hal Caswell of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), as the first recipient of the Per Brinck Oikos Award, which recognizes extraordinary and important contributions to the science of ecology.

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Diving into the Right Whale Gene Pool

Like forensic detectives, a multi-institutional team of scientists has followed a thread of DNA from the highly endangered right whale population across the oceans and back through generations.

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Ocean Life Institute

Ocean Life Institute

The oceans cover 70 percent of the planet?s surface and constitute 99 percent of its living space, and every drop of ocean water holds living things. Without its oceans, Earth would be a rock in space, and life may never have appeared on our planet.

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