NOAA, the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, has a program that explores deep ocean ecosystems, called the VENTS Program. Within the VENTS Program is a group that researches acoustics using underwater recordings. Some of these recordings are publicly available.
Fuzzy Panda Recording Company is putting together a release by a number of folks, including me, using only sounds from the publicly available site as source material. That means that every sound on the upcoming release was made through the manipulation of the publicly available sounds.