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Red Sea Reefs from 2020 G20 Summit :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Red Sea Reefs from 2020 G20 Summit :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 The recent G20 summit, held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, celebrated the Presidency’s second aim of “Safeguarding the Planet” with a documentary film about the Red Sea’s reefs shot by Sean Ruggeri and the team from OceanX. It was shot with a RED Digital Cinema Komodo, Laowa by Venus Optics 9mm T2.9 Cine and a Gates Underwater Products housing. “After 400 million years and several…

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Sea of Japan Photo Contest :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

Sea of Japan Photo Contest :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Sunday, October 18th, 2020 Wetpixel’s friends at Inon have let us know that the Japanese Government Tourism Bureau is hosting the Sea of Japan underwater photo contest. Open to images that could only have been shot in Japan; “from photos of species endemic to Japan to the unique views and one-of-a-kind colors that can be found in Japanese waters!” The contest is open now, and the deadline for entries is…

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The Red Sea at Its Best – Underwater Photography Article

The Red Sea at Its Best A pristine coral reef teeming with life in Sudan   A neighbor of Egypt, Sudan has an underwater world with its own character that provides numerous photographic opportunities for the adventurous underwater photographer. Shielded from mass tourism due to an unstable political situation, Sudanese waters have retained all their charms and continue to excite all who venture there. Since gaining independence in 1956, Sudan has been torn apart by two civil wars. The first…

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Arctic Sea Ice Approaches Record Low Extent – Underwater Photography Article

Arctic Sea Ice Approaches Record Low Extent By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, September 21, 2020 @ 07:30 PM (EST)Source: BBC In August this year, researchers onboard the German research vessel Polarstern reached the North Pole ice sheet and were dismayed to find how freely the ship was able to move in waters that are supposed to be frozen solid. Now preliminary satellite data show that the summer of 2020 saw the Arctic sea-ice shrink to its second-lowest extent ever, withdrawing to 1.44…

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Underwater Seascapes of the Southern Red Sea – Underwater Photography Article

Underwater Seascapes of the Southern Red Sea Anemonefish nestle in their host anemone in front of a backdrop of huge pinnacles   Stepping off the plane at Marsa Alam into the Egyptian night, you are hit by the hot desert air beneath a sky of stars. Patience is required when passing through the small airport whilst visas and baggage are processed. At the port, located a short drive from the airport, you are greeted with a fleet of safari boats,…

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New Corals and Marine Species Discovered in Australia’s Coral Sea – Underwater Photography Article

New Corals and Marine Species Discovered in Australia’s Coral Sea Hollardia goslinei, a species of deepwater spike fishes native to Hawaii, has been found in Australia—very far away from its known “home” range   During one of the only at-sea ​scientific expeditions​ to continue during the coronavirus pandemic, scientists aboard the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor have completed the first survey of the deep waters of the Coral Sea. As well as discovering the deepest living hard corals in…

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