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The Drop Cam Project – Day 2 – Stranded

The Drop Cam Project – An Exploration Science Initiative (DAY 2 ) This marks the second day of the drop cam project – a collaboration between University of Miami and National Geographic For those of you now familiar with the project. Check out: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/04/30/the-drop-cam-project-an-exploration-science-initiative/ Day 2 of the project did not go as planned. Our…

The Drop Cam Project – An Exploration Science Initiative

The Drop Cam Project – An Exploration Science Initiative (DAY 1 ) The University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy, in collaboration with the National Geographic Society, has created a new “Exploration Science™” Program.   The Drop Cam Project is among the first…

A Key tool for Saving our Oceans

Over the past 20 years, scientists have been assembling compelling data that show the world’s oceans are in deep trouble. Once-abundant species are disappearing, habitats are being destroyed, and fisheries are collapsing across the globe (Jackson et al. 2001, Lotze et al. 2006). For example, studies estimate that biomass of tunas and billfish have decreased…