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Antarctic Samples on Ice

When you imagine the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica, you probably think about ice and penguins. You may not realize that there are astounding species that thrive in these cold, stable, oxygen-rich waters. We are pleased to announce that Ocean Genome Legacy... read more

Celebrating Biodiversity with Bioblitzes – Coast to Coast

In the past year, Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL) has been recruiting people from all walks of life to help document and preserve the deep offerings of our oceans. On September 10, you can too! OGL co-hosted Bioblitzes across the country with citizen scientists and future... read more

Happy World Oceans Day!

Wake up and smell the salt air! Thursday, June 8, is World Oceans Day, a day set aside to honor, protect, and conserve the world’s oceans. And our oceans have never needed it more. So, if you love oceans, Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL) at Northeastern University’s Marine... read more

The Worm that Went Viral: Science Meets Social Media

Everyone knows that social media has changed the world, revolutionizing the ways that many of us communicate with friends and family, get news, meet people, entertain ourselves, and shop. However, it is not always obvious that social media can also play a big role in... read more

DNA from the Deep

What lives in the deep sea? For the most part, we still don’t know. That is why the Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL) has joined with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos Explorer to help discover and preserve deep-sea biodiversity. This... read more

There’s a New Crab Investigator in Town

Asian shore crabs, a highly invasive species, first appeared on the coast of New Jersey in the late 80s and have since spread up and down the East Coast. This winter, a talented high school student named Margaret “Maggie” Slein and her science teacher,... read more

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