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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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Schmidt Ocean Institute to Boost Public Understanding of the Ocean Through Expanded Partnership with NOAA

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today that it will formalize and expand its longstanding partnership with NOAA’s Office of Exploration and Research to explore, characterize and map...

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New Species Discovered During Exploration of Abyssal Deep-Sea Canyons off Ningaloo

Unique fauna of the Cape Range and Cloates Canyons off of Ningaloo have been documented at unexplored depths by researchers from the Western Australian Museum aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V...

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Offers Online Educational Science Content for Students

New #SchoolsOutScience identifies homeschooling resources; online content ranges from robotics and engineering games, interactive science lesson plans and livestream of never- before-seen footage of the deep ocean. MENLO PARK, Calif....

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Deep-Sea Coral Gardens and Graveyards Discovered in the Submarine Canyons Off South Western Australia

Stunning ‘gardens’ of deep-sea corals have been discovered in the Bremer Canyon Marine Park by Australian and international scientists during an oceanographic expedition aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor. FREMANTLE,...

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Appoints Dr. Jyotika Virmani as Executive Director

The Schmidt Ocean Institute announced today it has appointed Dr. Jyotika Virmani as its first Executive Director, to lead the global nonprofit in its work to advance the field of...

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Schmidt Ocean Institute Maps One Million Square Kilometers of Seafloor and Joins Monumental Mapping Initiative

LONDON – Schmidt Ocean Institute has come together with The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project for the joint signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to share all of its collected...

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ERIC AND WENDY SCHMIDT ANNOUNCE NEW $1 BILLION PHILANTHROPIC COMMITMENT TO IDENTIFY, DEVELOP AND SUPPORT GLOBAL TALENT WORKING IN SERVICE OF OTHERS

MENLO PARK, Calif.— Eric and Wendy Schmidt announced today a $1 billion philanthropic commitment to identify and support talent across disciplines and around the world to serve others and help...

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PUBLIC TESTIMONY – UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE, SPACE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT SUBCOMMITTEE, DISCUSSING OCEAN EXPLORATION

June 5, 2019: Schmidt Ocean Institute was invited to testify before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Environment Subcommittee to discuss Ocean Exploration. Dr. Carlie...

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Global Initiative – United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

May 13-15, 2019: Schmidt Ocean Institute was proud to contribute to the first planning meeting for the UN Decade of Ocean Science. The Global Planning Meeting provided a forum to...

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