THE ART OF BREATH HOLD PHOTOGRAPHY
Underwater photography has gone mainstream. But what happens when you combine it with free diving, shooting on a single breath in the most spectacular seascape on earth?
Ethan Daniels Oceanstockimages.com
FARMING LEOPARDS & TIGERS AT SEA ENDANGERS WILD FISH & CORAL REEFS
Leopards, tigers & panthers are all species of grouper farmed in the Philippines. While profitable, the industry is helping decimate wild grouper, endangering ecosystems & livelihoods
Jürgen Freund/WWF (www.juergenfreund.com)
SEA TURTLES HAVE THRIVED FOR 100 MILLION YEARS. BUT WILL THEY SEE OUT THIS CENTURY?
Almost every species of sea turtle is currently endangered - targeted for shells, meat, eggs, caught as bi-catch, their habitat destroyed. Their loss would be a tragedy.
Jürgen Freund (juergenfreund.com)
HUNTING WHALES WITH A HOMEMADE HARPOON & DIVING WITH SEA NOMADS
For a new BBC documentary, writer & explorer Will Milliard spends time with the Bajau Laut sea nomads of Sulawesi, the whale hunters of Lamalera and the Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea
Sam Mansfield/Indus Films
INDONESIA WINNING BATTLE TO SAVE WORLD'S RICHEST REEF SYSTEM
The sinking of an illegal shark finning boat in Raja Ampat and the conviction of its crew was the latest win in one of marine conservation’s biggest success stories
J Thonak/Conservation International
A NOT SO MAGICAL DIVE WITH MANTA RAYS THROUGH AN OCEAN OF PLASTIC
We rarely see the effect of plastic waste on the ocean up close & personal. But when we do it can be really heartbreaking
Nick Pumphrey www.nickpumphrey.com
SUSTAINABLE SEAS OR BITTER HARVEST? THE FUTURE FOR INDONESIA'S MARINE RESOURCES
Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic nation. Its waters support the livelihoods of millions and supply the world with seafood. But for how much longer?
Matthew Oldfield (matthew-oldfield-photography.com)