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Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

An Ocean of Data

XPRIZE | Posted 07.22.2015 | Green

For many reasons, water samples from different depths have to be collected and brought up to the surface for analysis in labs, and it can be difficult to preserve the integrity of these samples.

World Oceans Day: Ocean Acidification (VIDEO)

XPRIZE | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green

Dr. Jane Lubchenco, former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), discusses the problem of ocean acidification and explains why its often referred to as "osteoporosis of the sea."

Prizes and Innovation Can Save Our Oceans

XPRIZE | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green

What would you do with $10 million to incentivize breakthrough technologies to save our oceans?

Deep-Sea Trials Conclude in Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

XPRIZE | Posted 05.27.2015 | Green

My primary job is to manage the teams, and when I first began working with them, I expected I'd have to breakup a headlock put on an engineer by a marine chemist.

Finalist Teams Selected in Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

XPRIZE | Posted 06.28.2015 | Green

The finalist teams are global in scope, coming from four different countries (Japan, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States).

Perfecting the Snap: A Prize Designer's Observations From the Field

XPRIZE | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green

One of our sayings at XPRIZE is "the impact of a prize begins the day after a prize is won." It's our teams and the amazing innovations they produce that truly change the world.

Sparks Fly During Ocean Health Sensor Tests

XPRIZE | Posted 12.20.2014 | Technology

The ultimate goal of the competition is to develop more accurate -- and affordable -- pH sensors. These devices are desperately needed to transform our understanding of one of our planet's greatest threats: ocean acidification.

A New Age of Ocean Exploration May Just Save Us

XPRIZE | Posted 12.24.2013 | Technology

By Dr. Peter H. Diamandis Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is the Chairman & CEO of XPRIZE A renewed golden age of exploration in the 21st century might just ...