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White, Red and Blue Ice

OK. In Africa, photographers consider themselves lucky to find an African predator on a kill. In the Arctic, it is considered uber-lucky - and on our fourth day we were just that - uber lucky. We entered  “BeverlySundet”, a northern sound…
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Two for One

By day two we had traveled north and started to head east around the top of Svalbard. We meandered through various fjords and saw lots of walrus - mostly females with young calves which was really special. We had some broken drift ice where…
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"Ice, Ice Maybe"

It’s been a while since I’ve made a post. Yikes. The last 6 months escaped due to lots of office and road time. Theo and I are in Svalbard leading our first polar expedition for Focus Expeditions. We had an enthusiastic group of photographers…
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Curiosity from the Pack Ice

There are many ways to describe ice. There is an international ice nomenclature ice terms are arranged by subject under the heading of "Floating Ice." Sea ice, glacier ice, lake ice and river ice are the four types of floating ice. The different…
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Bon appetit or as the leopard says: "Bone up a tree"

We just finished a 3 week long amazing Wild Focus Expeditions safari in Tanzania and Kenya. It started with rain and tall grass in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania. Nobody had expected to find this scenic park about 2 driving hours south…

You are in the BEST of hands today!

chttp://everwideningcircles.com/2016/02/15/lets-stop-palming-orangutans-off/ You are in the BEST of hands when you open this link to today's blog! Margaret Mead wrote, "Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For,…
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An Extraordinary Trimate for the New Year : But what is that you ask?

A “Trimate” is a unique and wonderful phenomena that has occurred only thrice on this planet. But what is it? Well, there were three of them (thus the prefix “tri”). Now there are two. The Trimates are “the Founding Mothers of Primatology”.…
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King of the Jungle? Maybe not for long!

Lion numbers are now down to a tenth of where they were 35 years ago. With only 20,000 left in the wild, are we going to sit back and watch them go down the same path as the tigers? From 100,000 in the1900′s, to less than 4,000 in the 1970′s.…
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Profiling Today: Jami's Observation

Once again, profiling has become a current topic of discussion in the United States and Europe due to recent events. Donald Trump has contributed much to this consideration. He asserts that profiling would for instance prevent crime. I…