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wasp little nest
Another World
inside a clam
The sun sets over the River Arno in Florence.
Good for Something
little lizard trying to hide
Once upon a time
Sunset in the seaside town of Dún Laoghaire.
Stairway to Heaven
I Had Permission
foggy morning
Sustainable Future
spider, ant and cerambycidae fighting
Happy Hunches
Boats in the port of Dún Laoghaire.
cormorant soaking in the sunshine
orchid flower
Machine Man
Introspection
Dew and Shine
Rain drops on a window in Dublin.
mist over Vlasina lake
farm animals lazing around
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Sustainable Future

A green sea turtle rises to the surface for a breath just off the coast of Florida. Sustainable travel is something we all should strive to consider and eventually adopt. As often as I can, I go out and explore the world's oceans with my cameras. I also strive to document the work of others who are protecting and conserving our environment, specifically in the world of sea turtle conservation. During nesting season I go out with our amazing biologists, scientists and volunteers who help to protect and document sea turtle habitats in South Florida. These turtles face a huge battle of survival on their upcoming "travels," and every person I can impact with their picture is a win!

This photo is a finalist in the Sustainable Travel category of our 14th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

TAGS: Florida

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Boca Raton, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2015
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.10.17 Editors' Pick Finalist
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 7901
Total Favorites: 18
Filed Under: Sustainable Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO500
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