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The Catlin shallow reef team has been cruising through the Selebes Sea off North Sulawesi, Indonesia, after finishing up surveys in Bunaken National Park. On our way to the terminal island of Sangihe, we made a special stop at Mahangetang Island to photograph the ‘underwater volcano’, also known as a seep, just offshore. Sitting on the Ring of Fire, the Indonesian Islands were largely formed by volcanoes and these tall, steep, verdant mountains jut from the ocean skyward. The same can be found underwater. Beneath the undulating waves, there is a bluer seascape of mountains and valleys of rocks, algae, and corals. Occasionally, as with the one we visited off Mahangetang, these pinnacles are geo-thermally active with bubbles streaming from the holes and crevices in the rock.

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Astronaut Andre Kuipers Shares Stunning Images of Earth from Space EmailEmail In space, 28,000 km/h, 400 km above Earth, Dutch astronaut and physician Andre Kuipers is currently on a 191-days research mission at the International Space Station. Lately, he’s been sharing with the world some of the most amazing views of our beloved home planet up from his perspective. Don’t feel surprised to know that the breathtaking imagery is shot using only his Nikon D3S and not a sophisticated satellite photo-snapping device. The spectacular views of the universe’s constant activity and the spectrum of colors it offers is absolutely magnificent.

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Pitaya: The Selling of a Superfruit - Businessweek - Aurora A few months ago, Eric Helms, the 42-year-old founder and chief executive officer of Juice Generation, a chain of juice and smoothie bars in New York City, wanted to display what he calls “the next big superfruit” in his stores. Having bought exclusive import rights to a year’s supply of pitaya, a softball-sized fruit that grows from cacti mostly found on the side of an active volcano in southwest Nicaragua, Helms had become the only American purveyor of the fruit’s pulp. But when he tried to order whole pitayas for his display, he discovered there were none around. Due to fears about fruit flies arriving in the U.S. from Central America, all pitayas had to be pulped and frozen before shipping. So after spending nearly half a million dollars for his new, marquee item, Helms had to settle for Vietnamese dragonfruits—the pitaya’s Asian cousin—as doppelgängers. “It was crazy,” Helms says.