Monday, November 1, 2010

Special thanks to Alistair Paterson and Mark Polzer for sending in news items.

1. National Geographic names Pembrokeshire as second best coastal destination in the world:
http://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/news/8474197.National_Geographic_names_Pembrokeshire_as_second_best_coastal_destination_in_the_world/
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2010/10/27/pembrokeshire-coastline-named-as-one-of-best-in-world-91466-27548386/
http://press.laterooms.com/news/800160887-pembrokeshire-coast-among-the-worlds-best.html

2. Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology (ACUA) launched its new website:
http://www.acuaonline.org/

3. Era of piracy propelled by major political and nautical changes:
http://wwwshetlandtimes.co.uk/2010/10/15/era-of-piracy-propelled-by-major-political-and-nautical-changes

4. Turkey’s underwater cultural heritage in danger, says expert:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=underwater-cultural-heritage-of-turkey-is-risked-by-sportive-divers-2010-10-25
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/culture/2010-10/25/c_13574631.htm

5. Underwater art doubles as artificial reef in Mexico:
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/10/29/underwater.art.exhibition/index.html?hpt=C2

6. Exploring Long Island shipwrecks:
http://sayville.patch.com/articles/exploring-long-island-shipwrecks

7. Shipwreck near Fort De Soto may receive state designation:
http://www2.tbo.com/content/2010/oct/28/281610/shipwreck-near-fort-de-soto-may-receive-state-desi/news-breaking/

8. INA president James Delgado bids farewell:
http://inadiscover.com/news_events/current/delgado_joins_noaa/

9. Talk by Shalley Wachsmann: Sea of Galilee Boat [old, but good]:
http://mindonline.uchicago.edu/item.php?id=629

10. Goa’s first steam engine shipwreck found:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Goas-first-steam-engine-shipwreck-found/articleshow/6818465.cms

11. Bentota of bygone days: Stagecoaches and oysters [Sri Lanka]:
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/101031/Plus/plus_07.html

12. Obituary Honor Frost:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/8097603/Honor-Frost.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/oct/26/honor-frost-obituary

13. Book of the week: A nautical odyssey:
http://www.sail-world.com/Australia/Book-of-the-Week:-A-Nautical-Odyssey/76202

14. United Technologies to donate $1 million to Mystic Aquarium for Ocean Exploration Center:
http://www.vadvert.co.uk/business/3513-united-technologies-to-donate-1-million-to-mystic-aquarium-for-ocean-exploration-center.html

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde