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Ocean Exploration

When We Explore The Deep Sea, We Are Exploring For Our Own Survival

Greg Stone | Posted 07.18.2014 | TED Weekends
Greg Stone

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgHealthy oceans can help ease the increasing burden our population is placing on this planet, but we need to be able to explore, observe and learn about the oceans in their entirety in order to protect and conserve them effectively.

WATCH: How A Team Of Deep-Sea Explorers Found One Of The Ocean's Most Elusive Creatures

TEDTalks | Posted 07.18.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

Humans have been looking for the giant squid ever since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film -- until now.

A New Age of Ocean Exploration May Just Save Us

XPRIZE | Posted 12.24.2013 | Technology
XPRIZE

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 ...

A New Age of Discovery

James Cameron | Posted 08.11.2013 | Science
James Cameron

We explored outward to the moon and outer space at the end of the 20th century, but we entered the 21st century managing to overlook this continent-size frontier right on our own planet.

Beneath the Surface

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 08.01.2013 | TED Weekends
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhether it is the ocean, a sacred text, or another person's story, too often, we assume that all we need to know about something is what we see on the surface.

A Rendezvous With The Undersea Hunter

Posted 03.21.2012 | Green

Mission Blue: By Jenifer Austin Foulkes, Oceans Program Manager, Google: Kip Evans and Shari Sant Plummer left early in the morning to rendezvou...

Miniature Robots To Swarm The Oceans

LiveScience | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Swarms of soup-can-sized robots will soon plunge into the ocean seeking data on poorly understood phenomena from currents to biology. ...

Colbert Report: Dr. Robert Ballard on Why Ocean Exploration Is a Good Investment

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

With the stimulus deal being reached this week, it's interesting to look at where we place our financial priorities when it comes to taxpayer dollars being spent on exploration of our natural world.