VIDEO: Meet the archaeologists protecting Sweden’s historic shipwrecks from looters

VIDEO: Meet the archaeologists protecting Sweden’s historic shipwrecks from looters

Experts believe up to 20,000 shipwrecks lie on the floor of the Baltic Sea. But looting has been on the rise in recent years, so archaeologists, police and the coast guard are teaming up to protect them.

Three 17th-century shipwrecks found in central Gothenburg
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Three 17th-century shipwrecks found in central Gothenburg

WATCH: New video of shipwrecks in Stockholm’s archipelago

WATCH: New video of shipwrecks in Stockholm’s archipelago

Trove of shipwrecks found in Baltic Sea

Trove of shipwrecks found in Baltic Sea