Ground-breaking deep-sea exploration to boost good ocean governance

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Image credit: Nekton
Image credit: Nekton
Natricia Duncan for The Commonwealth | 29 January 2019

Commonwealth governments are set to benefit from a ground-breaking scientific research expedition into the unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean. 

First Descent, a collaboration of ocean research institute Nekton, the Commonwealth and other partners will launch a multidisciplinary exploration of never-before-accessed ocean territory. 

The expedition ship, a floating research station, will set sail from Seychelles in March equipped with cutting-edge subsea technologies, including a submersible capable of descending hundreds of metres into the ocean, and some of the world’s top scientists on board to test the health of the ocean.

Read the full article here: Ground-breaking deep-sea exploration to boost good ocean governance.