The answer today's Geo Quiz is not a place, but rather an organization that oversees the seas. It's the International Hydrographic Organization based in Monte Carlo. Anchor Lisa Mullins get details about its inner workings from journalist Simon Winchester who's writing a new biography of the Atlantic Ocean.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the independent state of Monaco. The Mediterranean city state's ruler Prince Albert II announced he's scrapping a multi-billion dollar plan to expand into the sea because of the global economic downturn. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the Globe and Mail's European business reporter Eric Reguly.
Conservation International and the Prince of Monaco have auctioned off the naming rights of ten new marine species to raise money for conservation efforts in Indonesia.