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SEO for the ocean

Arduino Detective Drifter Environment Leaflet Litter MakerBay Map Marine Ocean Web Development WWF

SEO for the ocean

We are doing a project that we think is important. WWF Hong Kong and MakerBay are developing a sensor network to understand how trash moves from the street side, into the drain, into rivers, estuaries and the ocean. The network comprises of about 100 tracking devices - round shaped ocean drifters. The devices are GPS enabled and send their locations via 3G network, which is then aggregated and displayed on an online map. In our efforts to make the devices as environmentally friendly as possible, we decided to encase them in a waterproof enclosure made out of coconut shells and...

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