marine science

Electronic Tagging and Tracking Marine Animals Supports Conservation

Understanding and predicting animal movement is important as it is central to establishing effective management and conservation strategies [1]. Until relatively recently, studying the movements and behaviors of highly migratory marine species (turtles, sharks, whales, penguins, seals and billfish) have been ...

Three New Crowdsourced XPRIZES Launched for Ocean Health

On October 22, the XPRIZE launched an Ocean Initiative, which aims to give three new global prizes to teams that develop technologies by 2020 that protect ocean health. In September, the nonprofit group had launched the $2 Million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, ...

In Her Words: Sylvia Earle on Women in Science

There’s no question that women have made strides in careers that were once the exclusive province of men. We now have female doctors, soldiers, and pilots. But biases and challenges persist, especially for women in the sciences. When the ...

In Her Words: Sylvia Earle on Women in Science

There’s no question that women have made strides in careers that were once the exclusive province of men. We now have female doctors, soldiers, and pilots. But biases and challenges persist, especially for women in the sciences. When the ...