The reef

In the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt, a freediver swims near an artificial reef shaped like an elephant. As coral reefs around the world are threatened, artificial reefs can be a boon to the underwater ecosystem, and an artistic take on one provides added enjoyment to underwater enthusiasts

Reblogged from National Geographic

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At a limestone quarry in Minya City, Egypt, workers load bricks of limestone into trucks for shipment. Your Shot photographer Nader Saadallah says that the laborers’ method of quickly loading thousands of stones is “genius.”
Reblogged from National Geographic