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Propeller Announces $100 Million Fund to Invest in Ocean-Climate Companies

Unique partnership with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and veteran leadership team deploys vital capital to blue economy ‘narwhals’ at the nexus of ocean innovation, science and technology   Propeller, a climate-tech fund that invests in and builds ocean-climate companies, announced its inaugural $100 million fund to support founders looking to address the climate crisis by…

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution receives Seagriculture Innovation Awards

Infertile sugar kelp breeding and seaweed planting device projects recognized at international conference WHOI also receives National Sea Grant Award to continue innovative kelp studies Woods Hole, MA – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)-led teams earned Gold and Silver Innovation Awards for seaweed solutions projects, presented at the first annual Seagriculture Conference USA 2022 in…

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Innovative, new “road map” for kelp crop improvement

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and University of Connecticut license kelp germplasm collection to Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Woods Hole, MA – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the  University of Connecticut, and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences have executed a license agreement for a kelp germplasm, or collection of microscopic cells called gametophytes, containing more than 1,200 samples all…

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Dissolving oil in a sunlit sea

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution-led study reveals sunlight can help dissolve oil into seawater Woods Hole, MA – The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the largest marine oil spill in United States history. The disaster was caused by an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, taking 11 lives and releasing nearly 210 million gallons…

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