Robin Brunotts

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Our ROV: And the Winning Name Is…

September 25th, 2009

(drum roll please…) We’ve tallied all the votes from our marine remotely operated vehicle (ROV) naming contest and have come up with a winner . . . the Beagle! The ROV’s new moniker celebrates the achievements of Charles Darwin — on his 200th birthday, no less — and his famous research vessel. The name “Beagle” was […] More

Time’s Running Out: Help Name Our New Underwater Robot

August 24th, 2009

Like any great ocean-going vessel, The Nature Conservancy’s new Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) needs a name. And we want you to help us christen it — so vote online for your favorite nautical nickname. “Flying” just above the seafloor, the ROV — an underwater robot with cameras (see video above) — gathers high-resolution video and […] More

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