Press Room

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is a nonprofit research institute that studies the marine life and ocean processes that drive life on Earth. Most of the organisms we study are microscopic in size, but they have an enormous influence on the health of our oceans and our planet.

We conduct research in every ocean, from the surface to the sediment. Our discoveries solve ocean mysteries and fuel new applications that target the biggest challenges and opportunities of the sea.

Our Scientists are Here to Help

Below are some of our recent press releases and publications. Our scientists are available for interviews on all the topics covered here and many other ocean issues. For the fastest response, we suggest all media inquiries start with our director of communications, Steven Profaizer. He will help connect you with the most relevant scientists not currently working in the field.

If you prefer to contact our scientists directly, please copy Steven, as he can still help ensure we deliver the most helpful and timely support for your story.

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Latest Publications

Transect – This issue of our magazine features stories on our Antarctic research, growing commercial applications, as well as a roundup of current projects around the globe.

Annual Report – Our 2016 annual report provides a beautiful and engaging summary of recent discoveries and applications that demonstrates the ways our research ­­­­illuminates, prepares, equips, educates, inspires, and collaborates.

Recent Press Releases