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tag: ocean research

Underwater Robots to Repair Coral Reefs

By Megan Treacy, TreeHugger Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland are developing underwater microrobots that could be sent in swarms to save coral reefs. The so-called coralbots would…

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Ocean Health Gets ‘D’ Grade

By Kieran Mulvaney, Discovery Channel After two years of effort, an international team of 65 scientists, policymakers and environmentalists has completed the first phase of what might appear to be …

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Tiger Shark Steals Diver’s Camera (Video)

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger Tiger sharks are known for eating all kinds of weird stuff -- some of what's been recorded includes "a roll of tar paper, a tom-tom, a chicken coop, and unexploded…

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52 New Marine Species Discovered

Indonesian and American scientists discovered 52 new species in a joint deep-sea exploration. Fish, shrimp, coral and shells were discovered in a portion of the ocean ranging from 300 meters to 2,000 …

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