Inspired by Remoras, Underwater Robots Get Sticky

Inspired by Remoras, Underwater Robots Get Sticky

Scientists, architects and engineers have for eons, looked to nature for inspiration to create devices useful to humans. Think of Leonardo’s observations of the construction of a bird’s wings that he incorporated into his drawings for flying craft. Velcro was invented...
Ghost Gear Be Gone, Reinventing Fishing Gear

Ghost Gear Be Gone, Reinventing Fishing Gear

Over the last year we have been following two stories that interrelate. In 2017 the North Atlantic Right Whale, the world’s most endangered whale, suffered 17 deaths. For a population of no more than 450 that was a catastrophic loss. Collisions with shipping accounted...
Blue Whales and Dugongs in Timor-Leste

Blue Whales and Dugongs in Timor-Leste

The thrill of finding the largest creatures on Earth alongside an outstanding array of coral reef biodiversity. Timor-Leste sits between Indonesia and Australia, well within the so-called Coral Triangle. Once we get there and attempt an easy dive from shore near Dili,...