What About Beluga Whales?

How beluga whales in Alaska’s Cook Inlet could be less stressed during COVID-19
By Bella Swart, UW Daily
Following 9/11, researchers measured a significant decrease in stress-increasing hormones in North Atlantic right whales. 

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NOAA Selects UW And Partners for $300 Million Grant To Establish A Consortium For Climate, Ocean, And Ecosystem Research

In an open competition, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected the University of Washington (UW) with the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and Oregon State University (OSU) to form a new NOAA Cooperative Institute consortium to address the increasing number of climate, ocean, and coastal challenges that demand wider collaborations and the sharing of scientific resources. 

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UW Environment Response to COVID-19

Leaders throughout the College of the Environment are closely monitoring the local outbreak of the novel coronavirus and are making every effort to address the changing needs of the college community, wherever possible. 

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