Though pandemic slows countless research projects, kelp breeding program can’t stop. A WHOI community rallies to help Scott Lindell and his lab sort over 2,200 blades.
In light of the tragic circumstances surrounding the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, WHOI reaffirms its Diversity Initiative goals to combat racism in all its forms and work for a more diverse and inclusive scientific community, recognizing that there is still much work to be done on our campuses and beyond.
June 1, 2020 WHOI leadership would like to take a moment to acknowledge the recent clear-cut examples of racial injustice…
With some mechanical skills, foam board, and an oceanographic mind, Dante Cusolito found the perfect way to spend his time at home
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“Under a business-as-usual scenario, emperor penguins are marching towards extinction,” says Stéphanie Jenouvrier, a seabird biologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. Her team’s research indicates that if carbon emissions remain unchecked, 80 percent of the emperor colonies could be gone by 2100, leaving little hope for the species’ survival.
WHOI biologist Carin Ashjian has been studying zooplankton aboard a German icebreaker attached to an ice floe in the Arctic Ocean. Now, she’s experiencing an additional two months on the ship, as another team of scientists go through a period of quarantining before she can be replaced. (Photo by Serdar Sakinan)
A marine chemist spends his time at home tinkering on a high-tech buoy in the basement, proving that being homebound doesn’t mean you can’t think big.
As I reached the end of April, I realized that too much of my time was getting consumed by zoom…