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Assembled from 80,000 photographs taken over the course of a month, this video traces a cargo ship’s path from the Red Sea to Hong Kong as it makes stops and captures scenes of storms, sunrises and squid boats along the way. With constellations swirling over the horizon’s line and oceans passing in a flash below it, the timelapse is a powerful reminder of human smallness, both in the scope of our planet and in the cosmos.
Video by JeffHK
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Earth science and climate
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Design and fashion
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Human rights and justice
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Animals and humans
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Film and visual culture
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