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Founder of the Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute on the French Mediterranean island of Embiez in 1966; founder of the Société Ricard, makers of the namesake Ricard anis and licorice-based appetizer (1932); environmentalist; created a fruit-based alcoholic substitute for gasoline for use by the French Resistance during WWII.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.