Fabio Esteban Amador

  An extraordinary expedition was announced recently at the Museum of Natural History in NYC.  At the center of it all is the newly designed Exosuit, a robotic dream created by Nuytco Research, the latest generation of atmospheric diving systems which protects the pilot  from the effects of high pressure.  The Exosuit will work together…

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The International Maya Symposium held every year in Guatemala City brings the best archaeological discoveries of the season to the National Museum.  It is a gathering of academics, scientists, epigraphers, the public and archaeology students that currently participate in research projects.  Thanks to an initiative by Missions Programs SVP Sarah Laskin and EVP Terry Garcia,…

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The International Maya Symposium held every year in Guatemala City brings the best archaeological discoveries of the season to the National Museum.  It is a gathering of academics, scientists, epigraphers, the public and archaeology students that currently participate in research projects.  Thanks to an initiative by Missions Programs SVP Sarah Laskin and EVP Terry Garcia,…

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The International Maya Symposium held every year in Guatemala City brings the best archaeological discoveries of the season to the National Museum.  It is a gathering of academics, scientists, epigraphers, the public and archaeology students that currently participate in research projects.  Thanks to an initiative by Missions Programs SVP Sarah Laskin and EVP Terry Garcia,…

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The BLUE Ocean Film Festival is a seven-day gathering of filmmakers, ocean scientists, conservationists, and award winning marine photographers and cinematographers.  BLUE’s primary goal is educational for the most part, but it also offers networking opportunities for underwater and ocean related collaborative projects.  A gathering of experts and explorers…and the future of ocean exploration. Star…

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Dawning of a New Era I recently had the opportunity to interview explorer and NGS/Waitt grantee Michael Lombardi, following a successful deployment of a newly designed underwater portable habitat. Habitats have been used since the 60’s as inner space stations to conduct experiments and evaluate human behavior and physiology while spending long stays underwater.  These…

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When I think of luminosity I think of the brightness of the sun or associate it with technology, light bulbs, light emitting diodes, and of course, the energy sources that make it possible. In many ways, creating light has promoted the “nightlife” or our ability to see, signal, and interact in darkness.  Just a trip…

Human Journey

A Tiny Nation Making a World of a Difference In the small country of El Salvador, VIVAZUL, an organization dedicated to educating people in saving turtles is making an important impact in marine life conservation and the education of coastal communities in having a positive role in saving turtles. Enriqueta Ramirez, a marine biologist, conservationist…

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What do a forest ecologist, a photographer and a cinematographer have in common?  A deeply rooted passion for education, art and conservation! Their shared interests have brought them to a pretty unique place. For the last three years, Greg, Drew and Colin have been working in the canopy of the trees in one of the…

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