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
Media MentionsSeptember 4, 2014
A San Diego company has created a wireless sensor that can be embedded in a surfboard fin to measure ocean acidification.September 4, 2014
With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPRIZE kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.July 11, 2014
Less than 5% of the world's oceans have been explored at depth.