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Yacht contest in aid of the cetaceans


(LONDON - England) - A contest of motor boats can be useful to the dolphins and the whales, in fact in occasion of the Volvo Ocean Race, a contest of large boats that will be annoying for the oceans, the floating ones in contest will come equipped of sophisticated equipment in a position to monitoring temperature and other parameters of the sea. The data will come transmitted in real time to the satellite that will send back them to the experts of NASA. The study of the health of the sea and its characteristics is in fact of vital importance in order to understand more on the habitat of the cetaceans. The organizers of the contest have said themselves available to repeat the experiment for the next years; the studious have took advantage for the passage given from the boats to their equipment, completing analogous studies with own means would have cost too much.

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