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Ocean Kickstarter of the Month: New Robot to Explore the Depths of Yellowstone Lake

Ocean KickstarterApril 14, 2016

We are engineers and explorers who plan to help Yellowstone scientists make what could be tomorrow’s greatest discoveries. New Robot to Explore the Depths of Yellowstone Lake The Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration is a non-profit engineering group that designs and builds robots to explore the world’s oceans and large lakes. They are trying to build Yogi, […]

Ocean Anti-Kickstarter of the Month: Triton Gills is almost certainly a scam

#OceanOptimism, Blogging, Ocean KickstarterMarch 25, 2016

I wasn’t going to review Triton Gills, currently racking up $700,000+ on IndieGogo. I hate being the wettest of wet blankets when it comes to new ocean innovations and I’m much happier boosting the profile of good, scientifically sound, ocean projects. But I was curious about Triton after a few journalists asked me to comment […]

Ocean Kickstarter of the Month: Let’s build another trash eating water wheel in Canton!

Ocean KickstarterDecember 8, 2015

Help the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore Build a new Water Wheel powered trash interceptor in Baltimore’s Canton neighborhood. Help Fund the Canton Water Wheel. I love the Baltimore Trashwheel. Let’s build another one. In all seriousness, if you haven’t heard about the Baltimore Water Wheel, see my first article, or my 1-year recap at Hakai, […]