“Free man, you will always cherish the sea! The sea is your mirror; you contemplate your soul In the infinite unrolling of its billows; Your mind is an abyss that is no less bitter.”
- Charles Baudelaire

Emilio is a marine biologist, photographer, and project' coordinator of underwater farm Nemo's Garden in Noli, Italy. The project's goal is to create an alternative system of agriculture dedicated to those areas where environmental conditions, economical or morphologic reasons make plants growth extremely difficult. As a marine biologist, Mancuso sees photography as a powerful tool to inspire people to get more involved in underwater ecology matters. He specialises in underwater photography, marine animals and ecosystems, and marine project. He is among the winners of the 2023 Earth.Org Photography Competition. Aside from that, Emilio won several other awards and contests, including the IMO "glofouling" competition 2022. He also co-authored two books: "AQUA, Mysteries of the Underwater World" (Daniele Marson Edition) and "Liguria e Piemonte", which is part of the book series "Italy in Nature" (Pubblinova Edition).

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