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FIRST COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF NW AUSTRALIA’S DEEP CORALS COMPLETED

Scientists circumnavigate and map the seafloor of the entire mesophotic (deep water) zone in Ashmore Reef Marine Park. Video and photos available here. DARWIN – Scientists discovered a sea snake...

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SCHMIDT OCEAN INSTITUTE ACQUIRES NEW RESEARCH VESSEL TO EXPAND ABILITY TO EXPLORE, RESEARCH THE OCEAN

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today it has acquired a new research vessel that will expand the organization’s philanthropic science program and capability to explore the Ocean....

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THE DEEP OCEAN REVEALS SURPRISING DISCOVERY ABOUT HUMAN IMMUNITY

Video and photos available here. BOSTON – Scientists have discovered bacteria from the deep sea with components that are unrecognizable by the human immune system and may hold important properties...

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FIRST NEW SEAFLOOR MAP OF THE DECADE COLLECTED ON NEW YEAR’S EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA– Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor has collected the first public seafloor data of the New Year, as part of a global effort to map the entire ocean...

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New Partnership Between Schmidt Ocean Institute and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO to Support Ocean Decade

NEW PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN SCHMIDT OCEAN INSTITUTE AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL OCEANOGRAPHIC COMMISSION OF UNESCO TO SUPPORT OCEAN DECADE PARIS, FRANCE — The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO),  the United Nations body...

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Schmidt Ocean Institue Names 10-Member Advisory Board

SCHMIDT OCEAN INSTITUTE NAMES 10-MEMBER ADVISORY BOARD Panel of International Experts in Science, Maritime Operations, Communications Convened MENLO PARK, Calif. – Nov 17, 2020 — Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today...

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AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS DISCOVER 500 METER TALL CORAL REEF IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF–FIRST TO BE DISCOVERED IN OVER 120 YEARS

CAPE YORK, AUSTRALIA – Scientists have discovered a massive detached coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef–the first to be discovered in over 120 years, Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today. Measuring...

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Keeling Curve–World’s Longest-Running Carbon Dioxide Measurement–Receives Continuation Funding from Eric and Wendy Schmidt

$1.45M Grants to Support Keeling Curve, Ocean pH Programs, Key Indicators of Global Warming SAN DIEGO–The Keeling Curve carbon dioxide measurement–the long-term atmospheric measurement that alerted the world to human-induced...

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Australian Scientists Discover New Corals on Most Comprehensive Deep-Sea Study of Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea Marine Parks

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – For the first time, scientists have viewed the deepest regions of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, discovered five undescribed species consisting of black corals and sponges,...

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FIRST COMPLETELY REMOTE AT-SEA SCIENCE EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA’S CORAL SEA MARINE PARK DISCOVERS NEW CORALS AND POSSIBLE SPECIES NEVER BEFORE SEEN

CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA – Scientists working remotely with Schmidt Ocean Institute, one of the only at-sea ​science expeditions​ to continue operating during the global pandemic, have completed a first look at...

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