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Until the end of the XXI century, coral reefs will disappear from the face of the Earth. This was written with one of the world’s known ecologists Peter Sayle in his book “Our planet is dying.”
Over the years, governments around the world helping nature, flooded in the seas and oceans, a large number of obsolete or damaged equipment, turning them into artificial reefs.Subway cars, military vehicles, tanks, and more lies at the depths of the sea, being home to fish and attracting divers from around the world. A person engaged in the creation of artificial reefs for thousands of years, beginning with the ancient Persians.
Artists also do not remain on the sidelines. They create stunning sculptures. . . and then immerse them in the bottom of the seas and oceans, creating an entire underwater worlds.
A small note: Coral reefs cover about 0.1 percent of the world’s oceans, but they are home to a quarter of the ocean wildlife. At least 270 million people worldwide depend on fish as a staple food, which is caught in the regions of existence of corals.
Neptune Memorial – an artificial reef located in Miami, Florida. Neptune Memorial is an underwater graveyard for the cremated remains and the world’s largest man-made reef (area of over 600,000 square feet, or more than 55,000 sq ft), it is located at a depth of 14 meters under water. The underwater city of the dead was opened in 2007. This lion is one of the many statues. There is, domes, arches, benches, gates and submerged roads.
Sculptor Jason de Keyres Taylor has created an incredible creative project: he created more than 480 sculptures were placed under water off the coast of Mexico’s National Water Park of Cancun. Even more surprised by the fact that all the statues were cast from real people. The project is called “The Silent Evolution.”
National Water Park of Cancun. It is visited by more than 750,000 people each year.
This statue of Christ August 25, 1965 decorated the reef near the island of Key Largo in Florida. Popularity is caused by small (only 9 meters) deep dive sculpture, so even a novice diver can reach it. Plus a very picturesque place: everywhere coral and colorful fish. Not surprisingly, at times in this place even arranged marriage
Moai – monolithic stone statues of Easter Island in the Pacific, belonging to Chile. It was sunk in 1994 off the coast of Easter Island for the filming of a Hollywood movie.
Sculptor Jason de Keyres Taylor created this ring of children of different nationalities holding hands, in 2007.
The process of creating:
At a composition took 6 months.
“Corals” paint “sculpture, fish create an atmosphere, water provides the mood. And this is just the beginning “
Sculpture banker Jason Taylor is part of the underwater world at the National Water Park of Cancun. Established in 2011.
Taylor is the founder and artistic director of the park.
The “Silent Evolution” was created with real people. In these pictures you can see how the submarine evolution. This is the power of the water and the underwater world.
The track “Dreaming collector.” Was established in 2009 at a depth of 8 meters. A man, a dog and a stone closet. This series of pictures can be seen as underwater ruins sculpture in just a few years.