Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences won a prestigious international design award, from a field of 40 shortlisted entries from nine countries on three continents. It design was honored with the S-Lab (Sustainability) Award for Laboratory Improvement and Innovation for achieving collaboration, efficiency, and environmental performance.
Bigelow Laboratory scientists Dave Emerson and Jarrod Scott were involved in a study published in Nature that looked at the fecal material of baleen whales. They found that while baleen whales are carnivores, the microbes found in their guts share characteristics with both herbivore cows and meat-eating predators.
NCMA is developing a three-year program to train the next generation of scientists and managers in taxonomy of harmful marine algae, a key step in rebuilding and maintaining expertise critical to managing the impacts of harmful algal blooms in every U.S. coastal region.