news: massive effort is revealing thousands of new marine species


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Posted by Chris on October 28, 2003 at 16:26:21:

A world wide 10 year, 10 billion dollar project to take a census of the earths oceans is revealing three new species a day. Some scientists are predicting that perhaps one million new species may be discovered by 2010.

Read more about this effort at the following links:

click here for census map

SF Chronicle Article

BBC Article

Census of Marine Life

Telegraph Aritcle

MSNBC article 23 new species a week





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