Young Xplorers build an ROV that will allow underwater investigations in marine sanctuaries.            Young Xplorers investigate  marine life and the ecosystem in Sarasota Bay, Florida.                         Young Xplorers investigate how human activity and climate change is impacting salt water habitats. Ocean Ecology Research Sarasota Bay Ecosystem The world’s oceans are changing.  Human activity is causing harm to marine ecosystems.  Events like the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the massive amounts of plastic floating in the Pacific Gyre serve as a reminder that we need to be better stewards of the environment.  In this episode of Young Xplorers, watch student scientists doing lab work to understand various marine organisms.  You will also see them working with researchers at the world famous Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota Bay, Florida building ROV’s and doing field work in Sarasota Bay. Click on video icon to play video Baywatch © 2011 Young Xplorers, All rights reserved. Website Design by: Webpro Computer Services Marine Ecosystem Research  Young Xplorers marine research team prepare themselves for an expedition at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota Bay, Florida.