Shark Watch:There’s an App for That!

Marine biologists at Stanford now monitor sharks and other wildlife via mobile robotic receivers and are beginning to create a “wired ocean”. Backed by the Blue Serengeti Initiative, the wired ocean project projects real-time information of marine predators like tuna, white sharks, sea turtles, seals, and albatross right into your living room. The Shark Net iPhone/ iPad app (free on iTunes) allows users to follow the lives of about 20 sharks. Users can support, email, and even tweet their favorite shark.  Read the full story at: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/august/surfing-robot-082312.html