Life above and below water
In this volume:
Text and Photos: Heiko Bleher
Heiko Bleher visits a unique crater lake in the Philippines and describes its history and people, its flora and fauna, as well as the local fishing and fish-farming industries. The article includes a status report on the resident species.
THE KAW MARSHES (pull-out poster)
Photos: Roger Le Guen – Painting: Carole Pourcher – Text: Hubert Géraux
Photos: Various contributors – Text: Editorial Team
This, the third article in the series, discusses the salamanders of the family Ambystomatidae.
Photos: Michel Roggo and others – Text: Michel Roggo
Michel Roggo of Switzerland is not afraid to undergo the most appalling hardships in order to take unique underwater photos of Amazonian fishes.
Photos: Ralf Kiefner – Text: Editorial team
Ralf Kiefner, a German animal photographer with a passionate interest in his subject, presents the penguins and marine mammals of the Valdez Peninsula in south-eastern Patagonia.
Text and Photos: Werner Fiedler – Introduction and box: Editorial team
Werner Fiedler of Germany visits mountain streams in eastern Slovakia, the refuge of remarkable fishes whose habitat is elsewhere being increasingly curtailed by the activities of Man. Includes a summary of the natural history of the bullhead family.
Photos: Kurt Amsler – Drawings: Aquaprint archives – Text: Kurt Amsler and the Editorial Team
The precious red corals of the Mediterranean have been much prized for thousands of years. Kurt Amsler of Switzerland tells of the dangers threatening the already greatly depleted natural stocks.
Photos: Burkard Kahl and Heiko Bleher – Text: Editorial Team
How scientists, aquarists, and professional ornamental fish breeders made the acquaintance of the fairytale labyrinth fishes of India.
Illustrations: Aquaprint archives – Text: Josef Guter
Frogs play an important role in many myths and legends from all over the world; Josef Guter of Germany relates some of the best stories.
SAN PIETRO DI BEVAGNA
Photos: Jürgen Freund – Text: Evelyn Seeger
Jürgend Freund and Evelyn Seeger of Munich describe their visit to a crystal-clear karst spring in Apulia, in southern Italy, where they discovered a magical underwater world…
Photos: Wolf R. Günzel and Burkard Kahl – Text: Wolf R. Günzel and ag editorial team
German botanist Wolf Richard Günzel offers us a glimpse of a part of the plant kingdom which was regarded as a figment of the imagination right up until the time of Charles Darwin.
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