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Sept. 9, 2011. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill provides an anecdotal review of the progress in research, exploration, technical advances, and ocean news culled from Ocean News & Technology (www.ocean-news.com) and some of the best news publications that cross our desks.
Peter Neill, Director of the W2O and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five-minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide.
photo: Chinese manned submersible Jiaolong is pulled out of water after reaching a depth of 4,027 meters during a dive test conducted in the eastern Pacific Ocean. [Photo/CFP]
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