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The Ancient underwater city Heracleion - Abu Kir / Egypt

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The city dates back to the 6th century B.C. and holds some of the most beautiful artifacts you could imagine. Things like grand statues of gods and goddesses standing well over 15 feet tall and carved out of red granite, treasures of gold and rare stones, elaborate temples and enormous tablets. This find is enormous in the historical preservation community and has been commissioned by museums around the world. This is an absolutely epic underwater find that has researchers scrambling to this part of the globe to learn about this incredibly beautiful Egyptian city. The fact that this city found underwater has been left untouched underwater for so many years is an amazing factor on its own let alone being a find as big as it truly is. These statues and artifacts are massive and nearly perfectly preserved. The attention to detail in these pieces is truly beautiful and I’m happy to...
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The Value of Coral Reefs

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Coral reefs are valuable because they protect tropical shorelines from damage by storm waves. A recent World Bank study suggests that each square meter of coral reef in the Caribbean protects $ 47,000 in property.Coral reefs provide hundreds of thousands of people with income and food from fishing. A coral reef in prime condition can produce over 2...
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Captain O my Captain, Allah Yerhamo Reiis Shazly

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I was just informed by my colleague Solveigh that my dear friend and ex-colleague Capt. Shazly Mahmoud has passed last week. There's legends and then there's legendary in The Red Sea. Captain Shazly was such a figure. A powerfully built, and top fishermen of El Qseir (Red Sea - Egypt) in his mid 40's (if memory serves me) when I met him down in Qse...
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Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable - Damien Hirst

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Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable Damien Hirst Until 3 December 2017 at Palazzo Grassi - Venice - Italy 'Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable'. It is the first major solo exhibition dedicated to Damien Hirst in Italy since the 2004 retrospective at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples ("The Agony and Ecstasy") and is curate...
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Jack O'Neill passed away, RIP

Jack O'Neill passed away, RIP
Jack O'Neill, surfer, ocean lover, boating enthusiast, wetsuit pioneer, balloonist, and founder of the iconic worldwide surf company O'Neill, has passed away in Santa Cruz, California, of natural causes at the age of 94.  Surrounded by family, Jack was as soulful and encouraging as always, reiterating his love for his family, appreciation for ...
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