Cousteau's Mission 31 set out to study the effect of global warming on coral reefs, and to add a day to the 30-day underwater study his grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, conducted 50 years ago. The team, which just returned to the surface this week, collected enough data for at least 10 research papers on the subject.


It's amazing to think what a different world lurks just 60-some feet below the ocean. [PBS; The Miami Herald]