Whales and eDNA in NY waters Podcast

NYU science journalism grad student Kaitlyn Jeanne Nichols’s podcast follows the return of whales to NY and interviews Mark on how eDNA is helping reveal animal life in NYC waters. (segment starts at 7:30).

ECO special issue on IQOE

In a special issue on ocean sound, the publication ECO – Environment, Coastal, Offshore published an article  Introducing the International Quiet Ocean Experiment.  The article is authored by partners in the IQOE program including PHE, SCOR, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, Florida Atlantic University, the University of New Hampshire, the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, POGO, and the University of Exeter.

Ethan Jacobs Google Science Fair Finalist

Congratulations to Ethan Jacobs, senior at Byram Hills High School, whom PHE’s Mark Stoeckle has mentored in the project Optimizing environmental DNA detection methods while analyzing the presence of river otters in the Northeast in the Google Science Fair.  Google has named Ethan, after advancing at the state and then the regional levels, one of 20 Global Finalists!