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Underwater Sculptures Underwater Sculptures
aircarl - 3/05/2017 8:56 AM
Jason deCaires Taylor is a British sculptor and creator of the world’s first underwater sculpture park - the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park - and underwater museum. He is best known for installing site-specific underwater sculptures which develop into artificial coral reefs. His underwater museums appear in locations all over the world, reflecting the global concerns that affect underwater ecologies.. While the groups of sculptures can be conceptually viewed as a museum, each individual scul...
Scientists find 35 percent coral death in parts of the Great Barrier Reef
aircarl - 5/29/2016 11:29 PM
Scientists find 35 percent coral death in parts of the Great Barrier Reef
Bonaire Dive Trip - April 2010
aircarl - 6/28/2010 10:35 AM
We returned to our favorite condo on Bonaire - Sand Dollar Condominium. Although it had rained the previous 2 weeks, we enjoyed the desert climate and recent greening of the environment. It was hotter than we’ve experienced before. Next trip, we will try for a unit with A/C in the living room, too. After visiting the dive facilities at Buddies Resort next door, I was reminded how much better the setup is at Bonaire Dive and Adventure, adjacent to Sand Dollar. Every morning, we sidestepped the ig...
Dive Trip To Bonaire
aircarl - 7/31/2008 9:58 PM
Delta Announces New Non-Stop Flight to Bonaire From JFK Beginning December 20, 2008, Delta Airlines will fly non stop each Saturday to Bonaire. Special introductory rates of $239 each way are available if booked prior to August 6 for travel between January 10 - April 4, 2009. We’ve booked our trip - from January 10th thru the 24th - staying at the Sand Dollar. If you’ve any interest in joing us, let me know....
Can Our Oceans Survive?
aircarl - 7/27/2008 7:47 PM
INTELLIGENCE REPORT Can Our Oceans Survive? by Daryl Chen Published: July 27, 2008 As director of The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif., Frances Gulland sees firsthand the effects of the oceans’ deteriorating state. Her patients have included cancer-stricken sea lions whose tumors are thought to be associated with PCBs, sea otters infected by a parasite linked to run-off, and fur seals sickened by toxic algae. These animals act as “an early warning system,” says Gulland. “All these thing...
NBC Nightly News Story About REEF Lionfish
aircarl - 7/03/2008 9:21 PM
A segment featuring REEF’s research on the invasion of the Indo-Pacific Lionfish into the western Atlantic and Caribbean was featured on NBC Nightly News June 30th. Click here to view the segment online or go here - NBC worked closely with REEF, NOAA, USGS, the National Aquarium in Washington DC and our other partners to produce the story. The close partnerships that REEF has formed to address the situation are yielding great results, but we are more ...
Traveling With Lithium Batteries
aircarl - 1/17/2008 10:07 PM
Department of Transportation spokesperson Patricia Kliger told Undercurrent that the checked-baggage ban on loose lithium batteries of all sizes was primarily put in place for industrial-size batteries, like those used in heavy-duty audio/video equipment, because they can pose a significant fire hazard. The new restrictions do not have much of an effect on consumer electronics, however, you may not pack ANY spare lithium batteries in your checked bags. It is okay to check your gear as long as ba...
Dive & Hike In the Natural Wonders of the Carib
aircarl - 12/11/2007 4:49 PM`s "Caribbean for Visitors" guide, Robert Curley, has listed his picks for "Seven Natural Wonders of the Caribbean," and you can hike, snorkel or dive in several of them. Take a look at Seven Natural Wonders of the Caribbean to learn more about snorkeling in the Baths of Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands; kayaking in Bioluminescent Bay, Vieques, Puerto Rico; hiking in El Yunque Rainforest in Puerto Rico; or diving in Bonaire`s National Marine Park....