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OFI researchers are in the news, informing the public about their work and educating all about the ocean 

— its challenges and the benefits it can provide for our environment, economy and communities. 

Jun 12, 2019

Navigating the Future

“Navigating the Future V: Marine Science for a Sustainable Future” provides governments with robust, independent scientific advice on future seas and ocean research to 2030 and beyond. Published by the European Marine Board.

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Jun 11, 2019

Trail blazing is in their DNA

Bio Lab publications interviews three women at OFI to gain their perspective on why the ocean and why now. Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO; Anya Waite, Scientific Director, and researcher, Stefanie Colombo are featured.

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Jun 11, 2019

​Creating ocean “she-roes”

Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO of OFI, applies a phrase coined by poet Maya Angelou, and says we need to encourage (and recognize) our ocean 'she-roes.'

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Jun 10, 2019

How ocean mapping changed the way a seafood giant fishes

A CBC news story shows how an OFI researcher — Craig Brown — is using sea floor mapping to help the fishing industry and government regulators do their job effectively.

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May 31, 2019

Exploring the ocean

A Ted Talk by Paul Snelgrove, OFI's Associate Scientific Director serves as inspiration for subsea exploration. "We know more about the surface of the Moon and about Mars than we do about the deep sea floor despite the fact that we have yet to extract a gram of food, a breath of oxygen, or a drop of water from those bodies.”

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May 27, 2019

The ocean feels the heat

​While the impacts of climate change are reflected in storms, heat waves, floods and droughts that ravage communities around the world, the ocean too is feeling the heat.

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