Contact: Mimi Koumanelis
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science
Caption: Environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad and late underwater photographer Wes Skiles were named National Geographic "Explorers of the Year" for their extraordinary achievements in exploring and documenting the Blue Holes of the Bahamas in 2010. Broad is seen here accepting his award at the inaugural "Evening of Exploration" event.
Credit: Rebecca Hale
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