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X-Ray Mag #29

Feature articles in this issue with stand-alone pdfs

Arnold Weisz  

During the period between 1945 and 1958, a total of 67 nuclear tests were conducted on Bikini and Eniwetok Atolls and adjacent regions within the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

Edited by G. Symes   Ana Bikic

Originally from Argentina, artist and scuba diver Ana Bikic believes that art should play an active roll in environmental education and awareness.

Nice subject matter and good visibility is a prerequisite for a great image. But just as important is correct lighting.

Barb Roy   Barb Roy

In contrast to the Bikini report by the expert Dutch expedition, X-RAY MAG’s Barb Roy shares her perspectives as a recreational diver and wreck junkie on the history and culture of Bikini Atoll.

Thorsten Repp   Thorsten Repp

Almost invisible to wreck divers around the world, one of the biggest wreck dive spots in the South Pacific can be found in the Kwajalein Atoll of the Marshall Islands.

Thorsten Repp   Thorsten Repp

Almost invisible to wreck divers around the world, one of the biggest wreck dive spots in the South Pacific can be found in the Kwajalein Atoll of the Marshall Islands.

Larry McKenna   Larry McKenna

Save Our Leatherbacks Operation completed its fourth year of expeditions to the nesting beaches located in very remote Papua Barat.

The Leatherback sea turtle is in its exact form as it existed about 150 million years ago. When the ice age froze out the huge creatures, this Leatherback went into the sea and survived. An Expedition participant has a very rare opportunity to be “nose to snout” and actually interact with an existing real life dinosaur from the Jurassic period while they still exist.

Millis Keegan  

Millis Keegan interviews Odyssey Marine Exploration’s Principal Marine Archaeologist Neil Cunningham Dobson
— April 2009

Fredrik Isakson   Alex Dawson

Technical diving gives you the opportunity to develop your diving without becoming an instructor. But the diving becomes more difficult, and the technology is not what you are used to.

Rob Rondeau  

New technology now allows for the exploration of deep-water wrecks previously not accessible. But, who really owns a shipwreck?

Most countries, especially coastal states, have their own legislation that regulates the exploration and exploitation of shipwrecks as a cultural or economic resource.

Cindy Ross  

A place without distraction, a place without time.

The place one can find solace and retreat from a busied world above, where the problems of your day seem to meld with the water and are left at the shoreline.

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