Quark interviews Polar Photographer Paul Nicklen

Feature photo by Göran Ehlmé, National Geographic Creative Can you introduce yourself? My name is Paul Nicklen and I’m a contributing photographer for National Geographic Magazine. I’m also a polar specialist in communicating the issues of climate change in the Polar Regions. What drives you to go to the Polar Regions? I continue to go to both the Arctic and Antarctica because they are the fastest climates changing in the [...]

A day in the Falklands aboard Ocean Diamond: voyage update from David "Woody" Wood

We had a great day today with our first day of excursions in the West Falkland area! First landing: Our morning started early at 06:30 when we enjoyed sailing between West Point island and West Falkland. The sky was alive with albatross. The Diamond glided through the narrow passage as currents disturbed the water surface. Captain brought us anchor near Carcass Island. The wind was fresh and the waves swept [...]