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Toxic chemicals produced from oil emissions and wildfire smoke have been found in muscle and liver samples from Southern Resident killer whales and Bigg’s killer whales.

Several IOF members presented at the symposium, with Research Associate Dr. Anna McLaskey, winning the best oral presentation in the Biological Oceanography Committee section.

The all-woman ‘Salty Science’ crew is taking part in the World’s Toughest Row – Atlantic 2023, where teams row without stopping and without support from San Sebastian de La Gomera in The Canary Islands to Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua.

The frilled dog winkle may sound like a complex knot for a tie, but this local sea snail holds clues to our warmer future, including a dire outlook for species that can’t move, adapt, or acclimate as fast as their environment heats up.

Climate experts are looking for action on finance and renewable energy goals at the United Nations climate change conference, including the 28th Conference of Parties (COP).

The metabolic rates of marine mammals who live their entire lives at sea or remain submerged for long periods of time are almost impossible to measure, creating large gaps in the data that scientists hope to fill with future technological innovations.

Discover the Falkland gentoo penguin and learn from experts at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries!

Gentoo penguins have to food forage before laying eggs. The amount of hemoglobin in their blood may increase diving capacities. Increased diving may mean more tiny penguin chicks.

While advocates of deep-sea mining say that the investment is needed to provide the metals needed for a carbon neutral economy, opponents point to the irreparable damage that it would have on the environment.

A recent update introduced to the CMSY methodology used to assess the status of fish stocks has proven to more accurately predict the catch that a population can support than highly-valued data-intensive models.