Tag: Morro Bay

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, April 7

Written by | April 7th, 2011

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These 5 green news links are worth a read:

  1. The Conservancy’s work with fishermen in California makes headlines. (Triple Pundit)
  2. American consumers are lazy, habitual and confused about how to go green–do you agree? (Green Biz)
  3. What will Richard Branson find at the bottom of the sea? (BBC)
  4. The disaster in Japan could result in more logging of Indonesia’s rainforests. (Mongabay)
  5. Oil will run out in 50 years… then what? (Treehugger)

Our ROV: And the Winning Name Is…

Written by | September 25th, 2009

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(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 […]

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

Written by | August 24th, 2009

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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 […]

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