Steven Becker

Monthly Archives: August 2016

The West Indian Manatee resides in and around Florida during the colder months of the year. Manatees are mammals and tend to be very seal-like in appearance. They normally have a greyish-brown colour, with thick wrinkled skin, and stiff whiskers on their upper lip. Most manatees have algae growing on their skin, which provides them with protection against the sun. Their flat tails are used as propellers as they move through shallow… Read More

Diving has become an extremely popular hobby, and many people travel long distances in order to experience the views of underwater caves, rare sea creatures and the galleys and holds of sunken ships. There are also some one of a kind dives that feature unexpected underwater wonders. These include: 1. The Wreck of the St. Chamond Also known as the Train Wreck, this site is located 1.5 miles off the coast of… Read More

Shi Cheng also known as the Lion City, named in honour of the surrounding Lion Mountains, was once a centre of politics and economics in the eastern province of Zhejiang. In 1959, the Chinese government undertook a project to build a hydroelectric power station in the area. 290,000 people were relocated and 1300 villages plus 2 ancient cities flooded, by building a dam and slowly filling it with water. This manmade waterbody… Read More

The depths of the seas are phenomenally different from life on land, both in atmosphere and life forms. Being unable to breathe under water, however, means that most of us will never get a chance to spend a night surrounded by beautiful sea creatures. These 5 underwater hotels have found ways of making it possible and individuals are now able to spend the night creating waves in their dreams: Jules Undersea Lodge… Read More