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12:39 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

Its Budget Sunk, Undersea Lab May Have To Surface

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 12:56 pm

Florida's Aquarius Reef Base is the only working undersea lab left today. But now that federal funds have dried up, it may be forced to surface. Oceanographer Sylvia Earle joins Science Friday from inside Aquarius, 60 feet underwater, to talk about sponges, corals and other life she's observed on the reef.

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