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Swedish archaeologists take to the waves to protect Baltic wrecks

It's thought that as many as 20,000 shipwrecks litter the floor of the Baltic sea, offering key clues about the region's history. Along Sweden's eastern coast, one team of archaeologists undertaking research for a new museum about shipwrecks has noticed signs of looting on historically unique sites, and is racing to protect them from further interference.

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