Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Citizen Scientists Are Digging in and Getting Results

David Suzuki | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada
David Suzuki

Science, too, is now in the hands of citizens around the world. From the ocean depths to the outer reaches of distant galaxies, and from projects run out of home garages to research platforms with over a million volunteer contributors, science has never been more accessible to the average person.

WATCH: Frightening Shark Attack Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada

Shark Week is still days away but if you needed a reminder of why nature's apex predator is both fascinating and terrifying, give the video below a go...

Fukushima Radiation Measured By Crowdfunding?

CBC | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

People along B.C.'s coast are being asked to step in where governments in Canada and the U.S. have not — to measure radiation from Japan'...

How Citizen Scientists Can Fill in Information Gaps About Fukushima

David Suzuki | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

An Internet search turns up an astounding number of pages about radiation from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant meltdown that followed an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. But it's difficult to find credible information. With the lack of data from government, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is asking the public for help.