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New Species of Deep-Sea Corals Discovered in Atlantic Marine Monument

DNA analysis recently confirmed that Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists and their collaborators at OceanX, the University of Connecticut (UConn), and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) discovered two new species of deep-sea corals during a September 2018 expedition in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument, located about 100 miles from the Northeast U.S. coast.

New Species of Deep-Sea Corals Discovered in Atlantic Marine Monument

DNA analysis recently confirmed that Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists and their collaborators at OceanX, the University of Connecticut (UConn), and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) discovered two new species of deep-sea corals during a September 2018 expedition in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument, located about 100 miles from the Northeast U.S. coast.

New Report Explores Threats, Solutions Impacting Right Whales

A new report from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) discusses some of the critical threats affecting  North Atlantic right whale populations, including entanglements in fishing gear, ship strikes, and noise pollution in the ocean.

New Report Explores Threats, Solutions Impacting Right Whales

A new report from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) discusses some of the critical threats affecting  North Atlantic right whale populations, including entanglements in fishing gear, ship strikes, and noise pollution in the ocean.

Awards and Recognition

MARE and its staff are nationally recognized for their efforts in increasing ocean sciences education!

Read more about the following awards:

Catherine Halversen, 2009 National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) President's Award

Catherine Halversen, 2007 QuickScience Ocean Science Leadership Award for Informal Teaching Excellence from the University of Southern California-Quicksilver QuickScience Partnership 

Craig Strang, 2005 National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) Educator of the Year Award

Communicating Science, 2005 University of California, Berkeley Educational Initiatives Award