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Experts to resume excavation work on Saudi archaeological sites

Arab News 24 Feb 2021
The authority will also carry out archaeological survey and excavation projects at 19 sites in different regions of the Kingdom, in addition to registering shipwreck sites in the Arabian Gulf for the first time ... It will also involve national cadres, including male and female students as well as archaeology and heritage researchers in the projects.
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Roxburgh captures 20 shipwrecks of Leelanau County

Crossville Chronicle 07 Feb 2021
Once used by thousands of vessels over the last three centuries, Roxburgh captured and researched nearly two dozen shipwrecks off the shores of the Manitou Passage in a book of photos ... “I had no idea how extensive it really was until I started scuba diving and finding shipwrecks,” Roxburgh said.
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Olija review – exquisite throwback to early-90s adventure games

The Guardian 04 Feb 2021
PC, Nintendo Switch; Skeleton Crew Studio/Devolver Digital With fast and fun fighting, a swashbuckling Lord Faraday explores a ruined archipelago where he has been shipwrecked Sometimes you can tell when a game is a labour of love. Olija is a one-person project by Japan-resident ...
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Fed up of being stuck indoors? Homeschooling? Dust off your VR headset

NME 26 Jan 2021
I wonder just how much more impactful a school project about Titanic might be if the children could roam throughout that shipwreck for themselves, or what other historical points in history could be so much more engaging if teachers could work alongside game designers to craft historically accurate yet immersive environments.
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Ancient Treasures Discovered in Roman Shipwreck at Kasos

Ancient Origins 21 Jan 2021
The underwater archaeology project discovered several shipwrecks including one carrying amphorae that had been produced in the North Aegean in the Hellenistic era in the 1st century BC and another with a cargo of amphorae from ancient Mendi dated to the Classical era in the 5th century BC.
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I got cabin fever in lockdown … so I built my own beach hut

The Observer 17 Jan 2021
“I realised I had to have a project.” Simon’s solution was to start a building project ... I, too, needed a project and knew what I wanted for my lockdown sanity … I wanted to build a beach hut ... A giant whale bone or part of a shipwreck might suggest a starting point, and then the project grows, swelling as other finds trigger ideas.
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Artificial reef gets 3 more boats after youth program wants to save future of fishing

Atlantic City 15 Jan 2021
And the project all started with a youth program ... “In terms of the reef project, I really wanted to help out to rebuild our local reefs since I have noticed in my short lifetime that the fishing has slowed over the years on these reefs. This project ... The project cost $100,000.
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Digital atlas makes Micronesia more easily researched than Hawaii, Fiji, and Guam

Phys Dot Org 25 Nov 2020
Fishermen wanting to know the boundaries of marine preserves, tourists interested in seeing historical and cultural sites, a contractor needing to bury new utility lines, a student needing demographics for a particular set of villages for a project, a diver looking for shipwreck ...
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Restored Revolutionary War anchor on display at Stockton field station

Atlantic City 12 Nov 2020
Using sonar technology, Nagiewicz, students and Field Station staff have discovered and mapped Revolutionary War shipwrecks that would have become forgotten history ... Michael Misko, a Hospitality and Tourism major, took a summer class to learn about shipwrecks and got involved with the restoration project.
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Local, Bioregional and Global Outreach

Resilience 06 Nov 2020
While many early ecovillage projects saw themselves as ‘lifeboats’ of a civilisational shipwreck, almost all of them understand how impossible this isolationist scenario is ... Consequently, most mature ecovillages in the world have, over the last two decades, developed extensive outreach projects in their local regions.
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Stockton University restores anchor from Revolutionary War shipwreck

Atlantic City 05 Nov 2020
Nagiewicz, who is also an adjunct instructor at Stockton, offered his students extra credit to help him with the restoration project, but he admitted that those who came didn’t need any extra credit ... Michael Misko, a Stockton hospitality and tourism major, took a summer class to learn about shipwrecks and got involved with the restoration project.
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Boat capsizes near Libya, 24 migrants presumed dead: UN

Taipei Times 15 Sep 2020
The shipwreck was the latest maritime disaster involving migrants seeking a better life in Europe ... The agency’s Missing Migrants Project said that since the middle of last month, when four shipwrecks were reported in the central Mediterranean, 48 bodies have washed ashore at Libyan coasts.
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U.N.: Boat capsizes near Libya; 24 migrants presumed dead

Bowling Green Daily News 15 Sep 2020
The shipwreck was the latest maritime disaster involving migrants seeking a better life in Europe ... IOM’s Missing Migrants Project said that since mid-August, when four shipwrecks were reported in the central Mediterranean, 48 bodies have washed ashore at Libyan coasts.

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