Life above and below water
In this volume:
Photos: Jörgen Freund & Burkard Kahl – Text: Evelyn Seeger & ag Editorial Team
A journey across the sun-baked deserts of Baja California alternating with exciting dives into the cool depths of the Sea of Cortes, together with the gripping story of the discovery and history of this unique peninsula in western Mexico.
Photos: G. V. Ernst, E. Ernst and J. Freund – Text: Elsbeth Ernst and ag Editorial Team
Our freelance contributor Elsbeth Ernst from southern Germany has made several expeditions to the Arctic in order to document the successful conservation of fur seal populations; she now reports that the Canadian Government is already relaxing the ban on the hunting of newborn baby seals.
Text & Photos: Heiko Bleher
A further fascinating report by Heiko Bleher on the magical rainforests of Papua New Guinea, including a totally undisturbed cavern with rare and unusual occupants and mountain lakes which hardly any white man has ever seen before..
Photos: Massimo Brega – Text: Ornella Valle & Pier Giorgio Ruggeri
Italian writers Ornella Valle and Pier Giorgio Ruggeri, accompanied by photographer Massimo Brega, have journeyed to a unique region in faraway Siberia: Lake Baikal, the deepest lake on Earth and its largest freshwater reservoir, home to an endemic fauna, and surrounded by little-known Asiatic peoples.
Photos & Text: Paul Lima
The photos of award-winning New York photographer Paul Lima portray the influx of the modern and the simultaneous demise of the old in the region between Bahia and Ceará in north-eastern Brazil, home of the last jangadeiros.
Photos: Didier Granet & Heiko Bleher – Text: Didier Granet and ag Editorial Team
Frenchman Didier Granet describes the area around Lake Tengrela in the west African country of Burkina Faso, as well as the culture and lifestyle of the local people and the seasonal changes in the copious fish fauna of the lake.
Photos: A. Witte & Eric Nishibayashi – Text: Astrid Witte and the Editorial Team
German traveller Astrid Witte paints a detailed portrait of the people and environs of this traditional fishing village in south-western Hawaii, a region whose fauna and flora have already been excessively affected by human settlers, and documents the “last stand” of the wildlife.
Photos: Sabine Reul & Falk Wieland – Text: Falk Wieland
The indefatigable diving partnership of Falk Wieland and Sabine Reul report exclusively for ag on the unspoiled streams and woodlands of the Sächsische Schweiz, throwing light on the geology and subterranean regions of a landscape filled with bizarre natural formations and creatures that shun the light of day.
LIFE BENEATH THE PACK ICE
Photos: Armin Maywald & Hans Reinhard – Text: Armin Maywald
Journalist and wildlife photographer Armin Maywald takes as his theme a brand-new area of research: strange lifeforms from the ice-cold waters beneath the Antarctic pack-ice, photographed for the first time in the cryolaboratory of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar Research in Bremerhaven.
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