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I plunge into the cold, green waters of the BC coast and the fast currents immediately pick me up and take me on a wild ride. All of a sudden I become a member of the vast planktonic community that calls the Salish Sea, home.
Hanging on against the rapid current of the Johnstone Strait, a kelp crab waits for small prey to pass by. British Columbia, Canada
Under the Yukon sky, we stood in the middle of the Fishing Branch River, mesmerized by a spectacle that never gets old: the northern lights.
I woke up at 4 in the morning to visit the fishing beaches of Chennai, in eastern India. Bathed in golden light, the fishermen eventually came back to shore, with mostly empty nets.
A King penguin bends down to inspect a dead krill on the beaches of South Georgia Island, in Antarctica.
The Saramacca people are descendants of the first runaway slaves in the Americas. 200 years ago, they ran up the five major rivers of Suriname, in South America, and they founded villages that to this day, preserve an African tradition.
Every Spring, Paul Nicklen and I spend a few days diving and snorkeling with the large groups of Stellar sea lions that return to the coast of British Columbia to await the return of the herring.
We have spent so much time in the company of humpback whales all over the world. On this late afternoon, in the northern fjords of Norway, there were as many as 40 whales feeding all around us.
A dog team has to work like a unit under the command of an alpha dog. At the end of the day, however, they all must obey the musher. The survival of the whole team depends on the obedience of the dogs.