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Underwater Jacksonville Florida Offshore Secrets

Underwater Jacksonville Florida Offshore Secrets

The Atlantic Ocean region bordering the coast of Jacksonville is full of opportunities that until now have been kept a secret. Thanks to the geographical location and the abundance of underwater habitats offshore Jacksonville is booming with marine life. The seafloor here is covered with reef structure. Some of these reefs are the result of …

Akoya pearls or freshwater pearls?

Akoya pearls or freshwater pearls?

Welcome to Raleigh Diamond! It’s a great day because I just got some new friends in from one of our favorite suppliers, Imperial Pearl. These are Akoya strands — so, salt and cold water pearls, cultured in Japan. Now, these are a special high luster set that comes from just one farm, one oyster-producing farm, …

Arctic Lagoons

Arctic Lagoons

Where do water and land meet? In coastal wetlands, the boundary between the two may not always be clear. This vast area is in constant ecological limbo, land is partly submerged, aquatic plants creep upon the shore, saltwater mixes with fresh. Lagoons are semi-permanent systems characterized by shallow brackish water sand spits and barrier islands …

Ecological Restoration Animation

California’s eighteen national forests cover one-fifth of the State. They provide half the water for 37 million people. They clean the air and store carbon. They provide vital habitat for plants and animals. They offer recreation to millions of visitors. And they supply a renewable source of wood and forage. But our forests are not …

USO’s ‘IF’ Underwater Alien Bases?

USO’s ‘IF’ Underwater Alien Bases?

When talking about alien life we often look to the stars. We talk of inhabited alien worlds and visitors from other planets zooming through our skies. But, what if we look at other places? What if we can learn more from unknown objects seen in the water? In this video, we take a look at …