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Oceana Announces Launch of Gulf of Mexico Research Expedition to Assess Long-Term Impacts of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

August 09, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Oceana to Use ROVs, Specialized Divers and Satellite Tags to Investigate Effects of Oil on Coral, Fish, Shark and Sea Turtle Species. Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation, announced today the launch of its 2010 Gulf of Mexico Expedition that will assess the long-term impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.... ... read full story

NOAA grants SeaKeepers $100,000 USD

August 03, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded $100,000 to the SeaKeepers Society in support of the continued operation and maintenance of 10 SeaKeeper 1000 monitoring systems deployed on member yachts. The grant will be used to: (1) test the stability of the pH and O2 sensors of the ocean sensor suites, (2)... ... read full story

Whale Attacks Yacht Cape Town, South Africa

July 22, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

A South African Southern Right Whale breached the water and landed on a private yacht smaching the boat's mast and upsetting the whale even further. ... read full story

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