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Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) by David Cook

Elephant seals improve weather forecasts by up to 6%. Real time data from tagged animals being used by UK's Met Office.
Underwater glider with sensors

Nineteen thousand sensors collect data in the Gulf of Mexico every day, feeding it back to researchers around the world. The information acquired is...

New acoustic sensors are being used in research and conservation projects around the world, with some very important practical results. Among them is improved...
Underwater Street View -Bermuda, North East Breaker

With the help of the Catlin Seaview Survey, Google has added more underwater locations to its "Street View". Google put the first marine images up...

Scientists develop mesh that captures oil but lets water through and could help clean oil spills. The work was partly inspired by lotus leaves, whose bumpy surfaces naturally repel water but not oil.
Solid Air project removes need for diving tanks of compressed air

Students win $1000 to advance their process by which oxygen and nitrogen can be harnessed in solid form and used by SCUBA divers.
Global Fishing Watch

In the last 60 years the fishing industry have caught nine out of every ten large fish. That's only 10% of large fish like...
The Autonomous Surface Vehicle is being launched.

Two robotic vehicles will work together over the next three weeks to investigate why the Celtic deep area of the Celtic sea is particularly attractive to marine predators like dolphins and whales.

Scientists are to measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that...
Researchers use robomussels to monitor climate change

Tiny robots have been helping researchers study how climate change affects biodiversity. Developed by Northeastern University scientist Brian Helmuth, the "robomussels" have the shape,...