Oceans

Is Your CPG Company on the Right Side of History?

Finding alternatives to plastic packaging choking the oceans is good marketing and you'll be proud of having done it.

Michael Houlihan & Bonnie Harvey

· 4 min read

These 'Biohybrid' Robots Crawl Like Sea Turtles

"We're building a living machine -- a biohybrid robot," project lead Victoria Webster said.

Angela Moscaritolo

· 2 min read

This Spry Underwater Drone Is Speed Swimming to Success on Kickstarter

Ahoy, ocean adventure for all. Meet OpenROV Trident, the sea spelunking hobby bot of your Jacques Cousteau dreams.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 4 min read

A Small Business in Montana Just Won $1.5 Million for Ocean Health Technology

As carbon dioxide is burned to fuel our lives, a percentage of that carbon ends up in the world's oceans. The first step in fixing the problem is being able to accurately measure it. That's what Sunburst Sensors is doing.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

To Boost Tourism and Combat Erosion, This Company Is Installing Artifical Reefs in the Sea

Walter Marine has installed more than 35,000 reefs in waters in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Mexico and other countries.

Margaret Littman

· 5 min read

Passwords You Swallow, Sharks That Tweet and 90-MPH Cheeseburgers

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

Jason Fell

Exploring the Deep Ocean With Underwater Robots

Underwater robots give scientists and budding explorers a way to dive in.

Jenna Schnuer

· 4 min read

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.

Geoff Weiss

· 3 min read

The Business of Building Artificial Reefs

An aquatic exhibits designer crafts a plan to reinvigorate his state's marine life and fishing industry.

Gwen Moran

· 3 min read