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Global Fishing Watch

Global Fishing Watch shows you ships fishing in protected areas

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...
Delicate grasping of a sea cucumber at a depth of 1282 m.

Marine biologists explore delicate deep-sea life with soft robotics and 3D printing

Marine biologists have been able to investigate and interact with fragile deep-sea organisms using 3D-printed soft robotic manipulators. During a deep-sea expedition to the Phoenix...
Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) by David Cook

Tagging Seals Improves Ocean Weather Forecasts

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

Wave-Powered Robot Completes 9000 Mile Journey

The first wave powered autonomous marine robot, called “Papa Mau”, has completed a 9,000 nautical mile (16,668 kilometers) scientific journey across the Pacific Ocean...

Simple system to locate marine mammals

Researchers have developed an underwater acoustic system locate marine mammals, underwater vehicles and other sound sources in the ocean, using no more than a...
Underwater robot maps sea ice

Underwater robot maps Antactic ice

An underwater robot has enabled researchers to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Scientists from the UK, USA and...

Autonomous shipping is the future for the maritime industry

In terms of transportation, we hear a lot about the future of land-based travel, with self-driving cars a hot topic for discussion. We also...
AUV

Underwater Robots Make Independent Decisions

Submarine robots can act independently, finding and following squid.
Image by James Gleason, Northwest Hydro Inc

3D Sonar Map Shows Sunken Civil War Ship

One hundred and fifty years ago, 20 miles off the coast of Texas, the Hatteras gunboat was sunk during a battle with the famous...
Sea Urchin

Sea urchins help scientists develop super-strong cement

A pillar made of this cement could be built 8000 metres high - and all because of the sea urchin blueprint.