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NEWS: Exploring the modern destruction of ancient wrecks

“Noted explorer Bob Ballard says the deep ocean is the largest museum on earth, with ancient shipwrecks dating from the era of the Crusades to the heyday of ancient Egypt. But modern trawlers are devastating many wrecks. Trawlers bring up the fish they’re after using heavily weighted nets that drag the bottom of the sea-floor” – via Sci-Tech Today.

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