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Ocean Research

A New Gold Rush Into the Blue Economy

Irina Bokova | Posted 04.27.2014 | Green
Irina Bokova

At an ocean conference in China last October, renowned American oceanographer Sylvia Earle told participants that "we must think of taking care of the ocean as if our lives depended on it....because they do!"

Ocean Exploration 2020 Forum

Peter Neill | Posted 09.28.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

What underlies this meeting? Well, it has become clear that the historic reliance by oceanographers on federal funds has hit the wall of budget cuts and sequestration and the ability to sustain research vessels at sea for long voyages of exploration must now be limited.

Thrilling News For Ocean Research

Posted 03.11.2013 | Miami

The world's coolest laboratory may be saved after all. Florida International University president Mark B. Rosenberg announced in a spring "welcome...

'Shining A Spotlight On The World’s Only Undersea Lab'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Green

By One World One Ocean's Ted Reckas: For the past six days, One World One Ocean has been reporting live from what could be the final mission to Aqu...

PHOTO: Giant Bull Shark Surprises Researchers

Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

By Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: For scientist Neil Hammerschlag, it was just another Sunday. He was out cruising the reefs near t...

Feds Consider Underwater Research Plan For Oil And Gas Companies

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department said Wednesday it is seeking comment from the public on a plan to allow energy companies to begin s...