Teaming Up for Right Whales Using Gliders

Ocean gliders are able to detect multiple marine animals such as whales in near real-time. These gliders can be instrumental in preventing lethal ship strikes as endangered whales migrate through shipping lanes and fishing grounds. For example, when a glider detects a whale (or any species of interest), it can send a text message to scientists, regulators, and ships in the vicinity.

And, we're proud to note the cool shout out to our very own Dave Fratantoni. About 10 years ago, Dave worked on a digital acoustic monitoring device (#DMON), while working with WHOI scientists and engineers Mark Johnson, Jim Partan, et al.

Cleantech Companies Ride the Sustainable Investing Wave in LA

LA's cleantech startup scene is making waves, and we're in stellar company with Lauren Gropper from Repurpose and funding from prescient SoCal investors like LACI and Pasadena Angels. Thanks, James B. Cutchin, for featuring our sustainability community and the greener (and bluer) world we're aiming to build.