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daily routine at work

new island, Falklands

lat -51.721667 lon -61.300278


AFTER DAYS TOILING AT SEA
THE WAITing is worthwhile,
and here we get to join a
colony of rockhoppers
and shoot some lovely light
with a camera crane.
photo credit: jeremy holden
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Natural History Snapshot – Antarctic Peninsula


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life on a chilly beach

PRION ISLAND, south georgia

lat -54.413833 lon -36.582717


everyone can call this beach home!
when humans dont visit very often,
wildlife can thrive amoungst the
icy sea and seasalt washed beaches
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clovelly

north devon, united kingdom

lat 50.999281, lon -4.399824


every winter, for two months
massive numbers of herring
swim from the shores of ireland
to spawn in around the shores
of north devon, ready to be
caught by local fishermen
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Boat Stories: Fishing for Clovelly Herring in North Devon


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Striated Caracara

falkland islands

lat -51.796253 lon -59.523613


one of the most inquisitive and intelligent
birds of prey i have ever encountered. these
birds are capable of opening bag zips and
stealing anything unusual or artificial
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UK Overseas Territories mini-docs: Wildlife of the Falklands


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black-browed albatross

falkland islands

lat -51.796253 lon -59.523613


these magnificent birds are characteristic
of these islands. they build their nests from
mud and on tussocks grass. their mating
dance is elegant, and although appear
clumsy on land, are masters of flight
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land crabs

ascension island

lat -7.914308, lon -14.341578


the egg laying of the land crab coincides
with the lunar cycle, when hundreds
migrate from the mountainside to lay
eggs in the surf of nearby beaches
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Natural History Snapshot – Ascension Island & St. Helena


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ANTARCTICA

IN TRANSIT OVER SEAs OF ICE

lat -65.219894 lon -65.039062


the most spectacular and savage
landmass on planet earth. old
whalers once said that 50 degrees
south, there’s no law, and at 60
degrees south, there’s no god.
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Behind the scenes in Antarctica - The Cameraman's View


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lobster potting

Ilfracombe, North Devon

lat 51.205163 lon -4.126762


a sunny day in North Devon
and local lobster fisherman
geoff huelin gets ready
for another long busy day at work
of antarctic dwellers including
penguins and killer whales
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Boat Stories: Lobster Potting and Berried Hens - North Devon


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Green Iguana

Little Cayman, Caribbean

lat 19.659805, lon -80.081513


Invasive species, rivalling the endemic
blue iguana which inhabits cayman is.
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the exe estuary

devon, united kingdom

lat 50.682992 lon -3.469607


this fast flowing tidal estuary has been
fished for centuaries and was a lifeline
route for trade and commerce. it is home
to many species inclduing curlews, great
white egret and a resident seal
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taw & porridge estuary

devon, united kingdom

lat 51.068545 lon -4.209061


stephen taylor & his wife sheila fish
for salmon here in the summer months
using traditional methods. they hold just
one of three licenses left, and this age-old
tradition is at risk of disappearing forever
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Boat Stories: Salmon Netting on the Taw & Torridge - North Devon


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