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August 16, 2017
New England’s Only Hard Coral Could Help Determine Extent of Microplastic Pollution

October 24, 2016
Livescience.com | Coral ‘Twilight Zone’ Reveals New Type of Photosynthesis

October 24, 2015 | Fox TV
Xploration 2050 | Humans Adapt

September 19, 2015 | Fox TV
Xploration 2050 | Wearable Tech

February 2015 | Smithsonian Magazine
Exploring the Titanic of the Ancient World

October 8, 2014 | Scientific American
Return to the Antikythera Shipwreck: The Exosuit’s First Mission

September 2014 | Science World
Deep-Sea Suit

September 2014 | Sea Technology Magazine
Exosuit to be Investigative Tool in Greek Shipwreck Site

September 16, 2014 | Yahoo News
The Deepwater Search for the Antikythera Mehanism, the World’s First Computer

September 2014 | Science & Vie
Le Sous Marin Oui S’enfile Comme Un Scaphandre

Summer 2014 | The Explorers Log Volume 46, Number 3
New England Chapter News

Summer 2014 | The Explorers Journal
Exosuit – a Revolutionary Tool in Underwater Exploration

June 24, 2014 | 20 Minuten
Ein Taucheranzug wie ein U-Boot

June 2014 | Popular Science
To Go Even Deeper

May 30, 2014 | EcoRI.org
Preparing to Find Deep Sea Creatures that Glow

May 2014 | ABC 6
Exosuit Test Dives Prepare Scientists for Mission

May 2014 | Sea Technology Magazine
First Exosuit Expedition in July to Study Bioluminescence

April 2014 | Sport Diver Magazine
The $1.2 Million Exosuit

April 1, 2014 | The Guardian
Deep sea creatures shed light on the future of medical imaging

March 21, 2014 | Marvel Science
The Exosuit

March 20, 2014 | ABC 6 News
Rhode Islander is Lead Diver in Historic Scientific Project

March 20, 2014 | Red Bull Adventure Online
A $1.2 million submarine you can wear

March 18, 2014 | EcoRINews.com
Into the Abyss in the Name of Science

March 7, 2014 | Mashable.com
World’s Most Advanced Diving Suit Could Lead to a Cure for Cancer

March 5, 2014 | The Atlantic
The Diving Bell and the Exoskeleton

March 4, 2014 | Discovery Canada
Daily Planet, Exosuit teaser

March 3, 2014 | Scientific American
Iron Man-like Exosuit to Expand Ocean Exploration

Fall 2013, Vol. 45 No. 4. | The Explorers Log
New England Chapter News

November 10, 2014 | Nat Geo Weekend Radio
Enduring Dirty Jobs for Deep Sea Glory

August 14, 2014 | Providence Business News
RI native tests new deep diving suit

August 9, 2013 | Discovery News
Explorer trains in Deep Sea Exosuit

August 7, 2013 | Working in a New Frontier
UnderwaterTimes.com

August 7, 2013 | Exploration Now
Top 5 Ocean Exploration Technologies

July 21, 2013 | NG Weekend Radio
Swimming From Cuba to Florida, Developing Deep Sea Diving Suits, and More

January 19, 2013 | OCGRI TV ‘State of the State’
interview with host, John Carlevale

January 2013 | NGS ‘On Assignment’
Portable Underwater Habitat Boosts Extreme Dives

September 2012 | DIVER Volume 37 No. 6
Inflatable Habitat Proving Positive

August 23, 2012 | DYK Scandinavian Dive Magazine
Modern dykarklocka underlättar djupare forskningsdyk

August 15, 2012 | X-Ray Mag
Recent Expedition Successful in Placing Humans at New Ocean Depths

August 15, 2012 | National Geographic Daily News
New Ocean Health Index Measures the Global State of the Seas

August 10, 2012 | National Geographic Explorer’s Journal
Ocean Space Habitat: A new concept is born

July 24, 2012 | New York Times Scientist at Work
A Last Dive for Glowing Animals

March 2012 | National Geographic Weekend Radio
Interview with Host, Boyd Matson

January 2012 | OCGRI TV ‘State of the State’
Oceans Aquarium Project Update

January 2012 | The Bahamas Handbook
Mile-deep abyss lures scientists and divers

December 2011 | Sea Technology Magazine
cover photo of Jeff Godfrey on MCE

November/December 2011 | Marine Technology Reporter
‘People’ Photo Contest Winner

Summer 2011 | The Explorers Log
New England Chapter News

July 28, 2012 | NBC Channel 10
Andrea Doria Still Claiming Lives

June 2011 | Ocean News & Technology
Successful expedition places humans at lower limits of mesophotic zone

May 2011 | Ocean News & Technology
Expedition to extend human intervention of mesophotic zone

May 19, 2011 | Sea Tech e-news
Expedition Places Divers at Lower Limits of Mesophotic Zone

May 16, 2011 | Underwatertimes.com
Successful Expedition Places Humans At Lower Limits Of Mesophotic Zone

April 14, 2011 | Underwatertimes.com
Deep Dive: ‘Like Diving The Grand Canyon’

April 2011 | Seaborn Ocean Sciences Blogzine
Deep Dive: Expedition To Extend Human Intervention Within Mesophotic Zone

April 2011 | OCEAN Magazine
Expedition to Extend Human Intervention within Mesophotic Zone

April 18, 2011 | Mesophotic.org
May Expedition to Extend Human Intervention within Mesophotic Zone

April 12, 2011 | National Geographic News Desk
Journey to Inner Space : Conquering the Abyss

January 2011 | Mesophotic.org
Andros expedition documents reef to 130m using mixed-gas rebreathers

December 2010 | Sea Technology Magazine
Ocean Opportunity Embarks On Exhibition to Study TOTO

December 2010 | Expedition News Vol. 17 No. 12
Expedition Pierces Tongue of the Ocean

November 6, 2010 | UnderwaterTimes.com
Manned Diving Expedition Launched In The Bahamas To Document’s Ocean’s ‘Twilight Zone’

Spring 2010 | The Explorers Log Vol. 42 No. 2.
New England Chapter News

January 2010 | AAUS E-SLATE
Rebreather & Adv. Diving Tech Workshop

Summer 2009 | The Explorers Log Vol. 41 No. 3.
Recently Published Books by Members

May 11, 2009 | RI Monthly – RI Daily
Winning Stuff

Winter 2009 | The Explorers Log Vol. 41 No. 1.
New England Chapter Compass Points

December 2008 | Rhode Island Monthly
Bad Reputation: Blue Sharks

October 2008 | Northeast Dive News
Islamorada Honors ‘Dream Diver’

August 2008 | Rhode Island Monthly
Swimming with Sharks

August 2008 | Sport Diver Magazine
Islamorada Exhibit To Honor History-Making Quadriplegic Diver

August 2008 | Keysnet.com
Quadriplegic donates his gear to diving museum

August 2008 | Underwater Times
Museum Exhibit To Honor History-Making Quadriplegic Diver

July 15, 2008 | Fla-keys.com
Islamorada Exhibit to Honor History-Making Quadriplegic Diver

July 2008 | New Mobility Magazine
Exploring the Aquasphere

May/June 2008 | MTS Currents Vol. 31 No. 3
Science & Technology News, pg. 16

May 2008 | Northeast Dive News
Hybrid diving system unveiled at Boston

May 22, 2008 | The Jamestown Press
Old bridge gets new life as reef

May 19, 2008 | The Providence Journal – Rhode Island Section
Bones of Jamestown Bridge now a cradle of life

May 15, 2008 | The Providence Journal – Business Digest
Jamestown Bridge Reef Sites to be Explored

April/May 2008 | Ocean News & Technology
Ocean Opportunity announces new advanced diving prototype

March 28, 2008 | The Good 5cent Cigar
Ocean engineering students look to create universal
standard for scuba diving equipment with ‘rebreather’

March 10, 2008 | URI News
URI engineering students helping to develop advanced
‘rebreather’ device for scuba diving

 

March 2008 Volume 7, #2 | Saltwater News
UNH Alumnus develops efficient underwater breathing apparatus

December 2007 | AAUS ‘The Slate’ Issue 4 ’07
Michael Lombardi elected to HPEE BoD

October 23, 2007 | The Providence Journal
Film about quadriplegic diver from RI gets grant

October 22, 2007 | Providence Business News
Nonprofit gets $2,250 to distribute ‘Diving a Dream’

September 2007 | Northeast Dive News
Ocean explorer recognized

September 2007 | The Sun Chronicle
His Greatest Depth: his humanity

July 30, 2007 | Providence Business News
40 Under Forty 2007: A PBN Special Section : Michael R. Lombardi

April 27, 2007 | The UNH Connection
Diving In

March 2007 | Scuba Diving Magazine
Living the Dream

February 25, 2007 | The Pawtucket Times
Diver Helps Disabled Man Live a Dream

January/February 2007 | Underwater Magazine
Yet Another Conquest for Quadriplegic Diver

February 2007 | Woodbury Bulletin
An Underwater Dream Come True

Volume 4 Issue 1 February 2007 | Dive Chronicles Magazine
Matt Does it Again

March 2007 | Scuba Diving Magazine
Living the Dream & The Buddy System

January 18, 2007 | NBC’s Today Show
Deep Sea Dreams

January 2007 | Northeast Dive News
Matt Johnston’s Dream Comes True

December 13, 2006 | Keynoter.com
Johnston Makes History

August 2006 | Scuba News Vol. 23 #8
Diver with Heart Fullfills Dream

June 18, 2006 | Channel 13 WEAU News
Digging Deep to Reach New Depths

July 2006 | Diveheart Newsletter
A Truly Magical Moment

June 25, 2006 | Dive Newswire
Scuba Diving International (SDI) Continues to Help Make A Dream Come True!

June 22, 2006 | The Chronicle
‘Persistence’ is his middle name: Disabled man realizes his dream of scuba diving

June 19, 2006 | St. Paul Pioneer Press
Making a dive against time

May 2, 2006 #17.06 | DiveNewswire
SDI/TDI Announces Dive Industry FIRST

Vol. 23 No. 4 April 2006 | Scuba News Magazine
Helping Along Matt’s Dream

Volume. 13 No. 2 March-April 2006 | Quest Magazine
The Will to Dive

Volume 2 Issue 1 January 2006 | Northeast Dive News
A Dream Dive

January 16, 2006 | Stillwater Gazette
Courage St. Croix opens the pool for SCUBA diving quadriplegic

January 4, 2006 | wcco.com
Quadriplegic Diver Turns Dream Into Reality

July 14th 2005 | UPN News Station Channel 29
Up Close: Diving a Dream

December 2005 | Diver UK Magazine
Following The Dream

Vol. 9 Issue 11 November 2005 | Northwest Dive News
Diving with Disabilities

Vol. 22 No. 10 October 2005 | Scuba News
Diving Dreams Becoming Reality

July/August 2005 | Advance for Managers of Respiratory Care
Vent Patient Dreams of Scuba Diving

June 11, 2005 | St. Paul Pioneer Press
His Dream is Afloat

Vol.12, No. 2 March-April 2005 | Quest Magazine
Determined to Dive

Vol. 22 No. 2 February 2005 | Scuba News
A Dream To Dive

February 2005 | Diver UK Magazine
Terminally Ill Man Hopes to Dive the Dream

January 18, 2005 | St. Paul Pioneer Press
Donations assisting man with dream dive

December 1, 2004 | Woodbury Bulletin
Scuba trip would fulfill Johnston’s Dream

November 4, 2004 | NAVYSEALS.com/BlackNET News
One man’s dream: Scuba dive despite medical limitations

November 11, 2004 | St. Paul Pioneer Press
Man has designs on diving: Funding, his muscluar dystrophy
stand in way of realizing his dream.

Volume 18, No. 4 2004 | Ventilator-Assisted Living
My Dream: Scuba Diving!

Volume 2, Issue 5 2004 | Dive Chronicles Magazine
Divers are the luckiest people in the world

March 2004 | NC Gazette
Bubble-free diving

March 4, 2004 | Providence Business News
Local marine firm finishes expedition

December 15-21, 2003 | Providence Business News
Breathing Life into Marine Science

November 6, 2003 | The Providence Journal
New Treasures of the Deep

November 2003 | The Providence Monthly
Top 20 to Watch

October 17, 2003 | The Providence Journal
Diver takes undersea research to new depths

October 13-19, 2003 | Providence Business News
Providence firm aligns with marine biotech company

August 2002 | NOAA Research Spotlight
Technical Dive Training for Scientists at NURP’s Caribbean Facility Gets Underway