Archive for ‘Marine’

Views from the photo desk: Sharks in Peril



Views from the Photo Desk: Endangered Species

Views from the Photo Desk is a monthly selection of captivating images from the iLCP Image Bank curated by our Visual Assets Coordinator. A recent report from the United Nations found that 1 million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction. This is more than ever before in human history. The report states: “The […]

Views from the Photo Desk: diving into the ocean’s depths

Views from the Photo Desk is a monthly selection of captivating images from the iLCP Image Bank curated by our Visual Assets Coordinator. A large field of healthy Staghorn corals, Acropora sp, in the intertidal zone beneath the wave under morning light at Koh Bulon Lae, Satun, Thailand. // Photo by Emerging League Photographer Sirachai Arunrugstichai […]

360˚VR – Encounter with Great White Shark in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Photos and story by Senior Fellow Keith Ellenbogen. Keith Ellenbogen was awarded a Hollings Ocean Awareness Award from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation to capture dramatic and beautiful images that showcase the surprising diversity of marine wildlife within Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, just 25 nautical miles off the coast of Boston, between Cape Ann […]

Why WildSpeak

Written by iLCP staff member Betsy Painter with images from iLCP Fellows. So bring on the rebels, the ripples from pebbles, the painters, and poets, and plays… here’s to the fools who dream, crazy as they may seem. –La La Land Films and visual imagery capture imaginations and dare us to envision a better future. […]

Small Fisheries, Big Impacts: Artisanal Fishers Hook in Hope for Alleviating Poverty

Text and Photos by iLCP Fellow Paul Hilton. Read our other articles on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world. Many of my photographic assignments have taken me to the front lines of industrial fishing, often happening beyond national borders. In these distant waters there’s […]

Marine Biology at the Top of the World

Pictures by James Morgan, Words by James Simpson Svalbard. 78° north. Only 750 miles from the North Pole. We join Knut Sunnanå, chief scientist, and his team aboard the RV Helmar Hanssen for the first few days of a research cruise in the waters around Svalbard. The ship is a 63m converted prawn trawler, part […]

1Frame4Nature | Amplifying the Big Picture

What YOU Can Do:  Learn about your local habitats and wildlife and speak passionately to friends, family and colleagues—enthusiasm is infectious. Identify ways in which wildlife could do better and do your best to make it happen. Here in the UK for example, many local councils have a policy of strimming roadside verges. Write to […]

1Frame4Nature | American Icon in the Alaskan Horizon

What YOU Can Do:  Take a moment to celebrate the times of awe and wonder you’ve experienced in nature, and be thankful. Carve out opportunities in your future schedules to go exploring in the wilderness to create more memories to share and appreciate. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe […]

1Frame4Nature | A Vessel of Life in the Philippine Seas

What YOU Can Do:  Reduce your carbon footprint: Ride your bike or walk to work, and use public transportation or share a ride whenever possible. Committing to it, even just once a week, is a consistent contribution that reduces fossil fuel use. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of […]