Here, a skyscraper is rising high – there, a new park is opened.
Here people come together to celebrate – there, people stand together after a terrible disaster.
Sharks have inhabited the oceans for hundreds of millions of years and were swimming in the sea while dinosaurs walked on land.
They are one of the most important organisms in ocean ecosystems because many types of sharks are at the top of the food chain and thus are keystone species, which means the ecosystem relies on the shark for balance.
History The city, which was called Vilna until 1918, has been a part of the several different countries during its long history and was the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Republic of Lithuania since its establishment in 1323.
The city was founded around the Old Trakai Castle, from where the Grand Duke of Lithuania has ruled his lands which in later included several territories of today’s Poland, Russia, Belorussia, and Ukraine.
Be mesmerized by the swaying kelp and the white noise of the constantly moving water.