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How underwater mapping could preserve the future of our oceans – seattlepi.com

CNET’s Now What series learns how the Schmidt Ocean Institute is giving policymakers the…

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We’re killing our oceans. That’s not hyperbole. For years, scientists have been telling us that climate change and our addiction to plastic are directly responsible for the decline in ocean health. That’s possibly most evident at Australia’s famed Great Barrier Reef.A study published in October found that about half the reef has died since the 1990s, largely because of record-breaking temperatures. Key to the survival of the reef (and others like it) is data. That’s where the Schmidt Ocean Institute…

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