Hometown: Vancouver/Seattle WA Area of research focus/interest: Environmental toxicology, harmful algal blooms What are you doing during your Knauss Fellowship? I am working in the legislative branch in the office of Rep. Doris Matsui (CA). I work on the energy…Read More
WHOI Sea Grant and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension are excited to announce the addition of our newest staff member, Marine Resource Specialist Rachel Hutchinson. Rachel will focus on the water quality monitoring program as well as shellfish-related research and…Read More
Around the Cape & Islands
On April 27th, WHOI Sea Grant Coastal Resilience Specialist Shelly McComb spoke at the Youth Climate Action Summit, an event organized by Mass Audubon, in Sandwich, MA about climate change to interested high school students from around southeastern Massachusetts. Her presentation dove into causes of climate change, how it will affect life in the northeast,…Read More
The Nantucket Coastal Conference will be held on June 12, 2023, from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, at the Nantucket Atheneum. This year’s conference, whose theme is climate adaptation, features a keynote presentation by Dr. Sarah Das, a WHOI physical oceanographer entitled “Sea Level Rise from Global to Local: The Decisive Decade for Coastal Communities.”…Read More
Cape Cod Coalition to Aid Tourism Business Shift to Sustainable Serviceware CARE for the Cape & Islands and WHOI Sea Grant have been awarded a $299,999 grant to address the problem of single-use plastics used in tourism-based food and hospitality businesses on Cape Cod that contribute to marine debris. The grant is part of the…Read More
Hot off the presses! WHOI Sea Grant Educator Grace Simpkins and her NOAA Fisheries colleague Nicole Cabana, deputy director of Northeast Fisheries Science Center, just wrapped up two days of exciting marine science with all the seventh graders from the Falmouth public schools. Over May 23 and 24, the students ventured to Woods Hole for…Read More
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