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Sipadan Turtle (photo courtesy of TY Kim)  
   

Sipadan Turtle (photo courtesy of TY Kim)

Sipadan: Shark Teeth, Explosives, and Every Shade of Blue

October 23rd 2010
The sun is muted by the water into gradients of baby blue while darker sapphire obscures the ocean’s depths. I might be looking out for miles without exaggeration. Big turtles and white-tip sharks, one to two meters long, swim behind a hazy blue curtain, giving perspective on distance and visibility. I equalize my ears and sink lower, unable to take in every detail that vies for attention on t ... read more
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Malaysian Flag During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
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