University of Rhode Island 
Selected Media Campaigns and Press Releases
First Census Shows Life in Planet Ocean is Richer, More Connected, More Altered than Expected

Culminating a 10-year exploration, 2,700 scientists from 80 nations report first Census of Marine Life, revealing what, where, and how much lives and hides in global oceans
New species discovered, marine highways and rest stops mapped, diminished abundance documented
Online Census directory allows anyone to map global addresses of species

Partners: University of Rhode Island, Alfred Sloan Foundation
Media Reach: global audience of 2 billion