October 29, 2014

Boulder team wins International Water Prize

Groundbreaking work by a group of Boulder scientists has been recognized this month with one of the world’s most prestigious awards for innovations related to water resources.

Source: phys.org

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October 14, 2014

Argo – part of the integrated global observation strategy

Argo data

Source: www.argo.ucsd.edu

October 3, 2014

Big robot fleet takes to UK waters

Source: www.bbc.com

September 29, 2014

Unique Ship Shaped Hospital To Be Constructed

White Sails Hospital & Spa will be the most pleasant hospital in the world with a theme and shape of a ship. The ship shaped hospital will be built in TUNISIA ECONOMIC CITY (TEC).

Source: www.marineinsight.com

September 25, 2014

Another successful fight for a trash-free sea!!

The weather on September 20th did not dishearten our team from joining forces at the Annual Coastal Clean-up in Boca Raton, Florida. The clean-up event has grown stronger since its inception, and has become a remarkable activity aimed at helping our ocean environment.

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At this year’s event, a dead jellyfish, lots of plastic debris and bags, cigarette butts, straws, and some pieces of plastic hangers were found in the area assigned to us, inside the mangroves at the intra-coastal waterway in the Spanish River Park.

We’re very grateful to the Ocean Conservancy for their amazing work each year at this event. Special appreciation goes out to our partners, Gene Evans and Marta Garrido, from Merit International School of Languages, in Boca Raton! We had a great time coordinating the participation of students, and especially enjoyed raising awareness about the importance of keeping our environment safe and clean.

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Valuable contribution from the community

Most students appear to have been motivated to collaborate in future clean-up events. We value the participation of everyone in this adventure against plastic pollution. This is the time to once again thank all the volunteers and supporters who have always shown their untiring commitment to this event. We felt badly that some kind volunteers were not able to attend due to some inclement weather conditions, but we know they tried hard to be there. Many thanks, also, to Miguel Gomez, CEO of Green Food in Spain, who has joined to support the team in its fight against pollution.

Thank you to everyone who lent a hand to help and support us – let’s do it again!.

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August 31, 2014

A 3D-printed key to the factory of the future – Horizon 2020 – European Commission

A 3D-printed key to the factory of the future – The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Source: ec.europa.eu

July 31, 2014

World Maritime News – Video: C-Enduro Planet Ocean’s Vessel of Choice

WorldMaritimeNews.com delivers expert coverage of the sectors that matter most to you and your business. This includes news and updates on operations, vessels, equipment, research, companies and the authorities dominating the maritime industry.

Source: worldmaritimenews.com

June 26, 2014

Rover under-ice prototype may lead to Europa search

(Phys.org) —Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have been working on a device that may one day explore the underside of ice on Europa, Jupiter’s moon. NASA completed an early prototype of the rover it hopes will give us more information about Europa, with its abundant water and energy …

Source: phys.org

May 30, 2014

Toward smarter underwater drones

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(Phys.org) —The news was not good. An underwater drone armed with the best technology on the planet had descended repeatedly to the bottom of the Indian Ocean, trying to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Time after time, it turned up nothing.

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May 26, 2014

At This Zero-Waste Grocery Store, Plastic and Packaging Aren’t Allowed

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When Original Unverpackt makes its debut in Germany, consumers will bring their own containers and bags.

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