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    Living underwater, dream or reality ?

    Culture, Ecology3 chapters

    In the 60s, a group of pioneers demonstrated that it was possible to live below the surface of the water. What remains of this technology today? Not much. Nonetheless, the dream hasn’t faded away. Regularly, various projects of underwater restaurants, hotels and museums are presented with computer animations. But not a single one of them sees the light of day. We investigated to unravel the reality behind the dream.

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    The Arcachon Bay Labyrinth

    Sailing1 chapter

    The entrance passes to the Arcachon Bay have the reputation to be treacherous. The dangerous sandbanks shift with every storm and strong tide. OCEAN71 Magazine proposes a unique navigational experience: a series of virtual visits with a 360° view from above, allowing the subscriber to visualize some of the many low tide traps.

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    The end of the Great Barrier Reef ?

    Ecology, Economy3 chapters

    The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is known as one of the greatest natural wonders on Earth. Nonetheless, the reef has been for the past decade under series of environmental, touristic, industrial and commercial aggressions that threaten its existence. OCEAN71 Magazine has decided to investigate in order to understand what would justify to talk one day about the Great Barrier Reef in past tense.

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    The secret side of piracy

    Economy, Geopolitics2 chapters

    In the last 10 years, piracy has made a come back. From Somalia and Nigeria to the Caribbean and far-flung Asian archipelagos men are capitalising on weak leadership of the State to seize commercial ships and private yachts for ransom. We decided to investigate the reasons for this resurgence and discovered a world and practices that are witnessed by the ocean alone.

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    ORIKUM’S MYSTERIES

    Culture4 chapters

    Following a crew of Swiss and Albanian archaeologists, OCEAN71 Magazine went back to the antique village of Orikum, in Albania. This long-abandoned small port was a key location in Julius Caesar’s rise to absolute power. It’s not surprising that the scientists are amazed by the local discoveries. In this second season, the archaeologists will attempt to unravel the mysteries of this unique excavation site.

  • Clumsy on land, these marine turtles are disconcertingly agile once in the sea. They use their front legs for drive and their back legs for manoeuvrability © Philippe Henry / OCEAN71 Magazine

    The clinic of hope on Lampedusa

    Ecology4 chapters

    The small Mediterranean island is known for receiving the boats of the migrants who risk their lives in order to escape Africa for Europe. But this isolated piece of land holds a secret: a clinic that shelters, heals and performs surgery on tens of injured marine turtles each year. What seems as a drop of water in the ocean is actually a necessity for the survival of the Mediterranean.

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    The miracle of coral

    Ecology, Economy3 chapters

    A little known and unusual type of farm has popped up in the port of Camaret in Finstere, Brittany. Johan Kergoat and Remi Plouhinec are cultivating coral…

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    Secrets in the black eagles’ land

    Culture4 chapters

    Exploring Albania’s coast, the OCEAN71 team has discovered the existence of a forgotten antique city. The take-over of this port by Julius Ceasar during the Civil War has been one of the key events that led him to absolute power. Swiss archaeologists are currently the first to study the site. Discover this exclusive documentary through the 4 episodes of the first season.

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    Red Island’s mysterious village

    Culture, Economy1 chapter

    The United Arab Emirates is well known for its passion for extravagant skyscrapers and constructions, its exuberance and its financial power thanks to oil and gas. The emirs even try to conceal their relatively poor nomadic tribes’ history. Along the coast, we managed to find one of the last old villages of fishermen, abandoned. It is said to be haunted…