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XPRIZE Spurs Innovators to Tackle Climate Change's Evil Twin: Ocean Acidification

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Acidification has major implications for our seas and coastal economies, but scientists are only beginning to understand it. Today those efforts got a giant boost.

Bonnie Christian

$1 Million Incentive To Clean Up Oil Spills | Bonnie Christian | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green

In the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 10 teams accepted a challenge to develop systems to clean crude oil on the ...

Introducing The Oil Cleanup X Challenge

Wendy Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Wendy Schmidt

Today's announcement of the newest X PRIZE Foundation competition comes at a time when Americans are dismayed and frustrated by the messy, uncoordinated clean up operations in the Gulf.