5 Finalist Teams Announced!
Teams advance in global competition to develop innovative ocean pH sensor technology to turn the tide on ocean health.What we don't know about the ocean could fill an ocean
Rising CO2 Levels are leading to ocean acidification threatening marine life, coral and usAnnouncing the xprize ocean initiative
XPRIZE commits to tackling ocean health, exploration and conservation by announcing its intent to launch three additional ocean prizes
A $2 million competition to help
heal our oceansThe Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE promises to improve our understanding of how CO2 emissions are affecting ocean acidification, with breakthrough sensors that can help us begin the process of healing our oceans. Learn more about the competition
TURNING THE TIDE ON OCEAN HEALTHThe Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE is a $2 million global competition that challenges teams of engineers, scientists and innovators to create pH sensor technology that will affordably, accurately and efficiently measure ocean chemistry.
- we don’t know what will happen to phytoplankton that produce our oxygen
- we don’t know what will happen to marine ecosystems that put food on our tables
- we don’t know what will happen to coral reefs that protect our coasts
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When Jack Maughan first told his friends Ethan Kurteff and Benek Robertson about the Wendy Schmitt Ocean Health XPrize, they had kind of a typical teen reaction. “Jack walks up to us and is like, 'we can win $750,000' and that excited me,” says Ethan