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860-287450 - Tara Oceans Expeditions - May 2011. Tara with deployed plancton nets. On "station", the boat is drifting without engine or sails. Tara Oceans, a unique expedition: Tara Oceans is the very first attempt to make a global study of marine plankton, a form of sea life that includes organisms as small as viruses and bacterias, and as big as medusas. Our goal is to better understand planktonic ecosystems by exploring the countless species, learning about interactions among them and with their environment. Marine plankton is the only ecosystem that is almost continuous over the surface of the Earth. Studying plankton is like taking the pulse of our planet. Recently, scientists have discovered the great importance of plankton for the climate: populations of plankton are affected very rapidly by variations in climate. But in turn they can influence the climate by modifying the absorption of carbon. In a context of rapid physico-chemical changes, for example the acidification observed today in the world's oceans, it is urgent to understand and predict the evolution of these particular ecosystems. Finally, plankton is an astonishing way of going back in time ? a prime source of fossils. Over the eons, plankton has created several hundred meters of sediment on the ocean floors. This allows us to go back in time, to the first oceans on Earth, and better understand the history of our biosphere. More than 12 fields of research are involved in the project, which will bring together an international team of oceanographers, ecologists, biologists, geneticists, and physicists from prestigious laboratories headed by Eric Karsenti of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory. Galapagos
1116-42767 - Agriculture - Obliquebanded leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana) insect trap placed in a cherry orchard in Spring. Its function is an early-warning system to detect adult insect emergence and monitor pest populations so that timely control programs can be
1116-42772 - Agriculture - An insect trap placed in a Thompson Seedless grape vineyard in Spring. Its function is an early-warning system to detect adult insect emergence and flight of certain moths including the European Grapevine Moth (Lobesia botrana) and the Omniv
1116-42766 - Agriculture - An insect trap placed in a Thompson Seedless grape vineyard in Spring. Its function is an early-warning system to detect adult insect emergence and flight of certain moths including the European Grapevine Moth (Lobesia botrana) and the Omniv
832-381878 - Residents of the village of Iwasoudanei checking the quality of the dried rhizomes of organically cultivated Irises (Iris germanica), which are stored on the roof of the mud house of Hassan Bouship, the chief of the village of Iwasoudane, for natural cosmetics in Europe, Ait Inzel Gebel Region, Atlas Mountains, Morocco, Africa
832-381877 - Mohammed El Malaoui checking the quality of the dried rhizomes of organically cultivated Irises (Iris germanica), which are stored on the roof of the mud house of Hassan Bouship, the chief of the village of Iwasoudane, for natural cosmetics in Europe, Ait Inzel Gebel Region, Atlas Mountains, Morocco, Africa
832-381875 - An elderly resident of the village of Iwasoudane harvesting the rhizomes of organically grown Irises (Iris germanica) for natural cosmetics in Europe, Ait Inzel Gebel Region, Atlas Mountains, Morocco, Africa
832-381876 - A group of male residents of the village of Iwasoudane cutting the green off the rhizomes of organically grown Irises (Iris germanica) for natural cosmetics in Europe, Ait Inzel Gebel Region, Atlas Mountains, Morocco, Africa
857-94720 - Nimoa Island - here the island mission will impress. The five-sided church features murals of island life and all mission buildings are surrounded by well maintained paths and gardens filled with flowering plants. Edged by jungle-covered mountains, postcard beaches and crystal clear waters - an island paradise indeed! The Louisiade Archipelago is a string of ten larger volcanic islands frequently fringed by coral reefs, and 90 smaller coral islands located 200 km southeast of New Guinea, stretching over more than 160 km and spread over an ocean area of 26,000 km? between the Solomon Sea to the north and the Coral Sea to the south. The aggregate land area of the islands is about 1,790 km? (690 square miles), with Vanatinai (formerly Sudest or Tagula as named by European claimants on Western maps) being the largest. Sideia Island and Basilaki Island lie closest to New Guinea, while Misima, Vanatinai, and Rossel islands lie further east. The archipelago is divided into the Local Level Government (LLG) areas Louisiade Rural (western part, with Misima), and Yaleyamba (western part, with Rossell and Tagula islands. The LLG areas are part of Samarai-Murua District district of Milne Bay. The seat of the Louisiade Rural LLG is Bwagaoia on Misima Island, the population center of the archipelago.
857-94718 - Nimoa Island - here the island mission will impress. The five-sided church features murals of island life and all mission buildings are surrounded by well maintained paths and gardens filled with flowering plants. Edged by jungle-covered mountains, postcard beaches and crystal clear waters - an island paradise indeed! The Louisiade Archipelago is a string of ten larger volcanic islands frequently fringed by coral reefs, and 90 smaller coral islands located 200 km southeast of New Guinea, stretching over more than 160 km and spread over an ocean area of 26,000 km? between the Solomon Sea to the north and the Coral Sea to the south. The aggregate land area of the islands is about 1,790 km? (690 square miles), with Vanatinai (formerly Sudest or Tagula as named by European claimants on Western maps) being the largest. Sideia Island and Basilaki Island lie closest to New Guinea, while Misima, Vanatinai, and Rossel islands lie further east. The archipelago is divided into the Local Level Government (LLG) areas Louisiade Rural (western part, with Misima), and Yaleyamba (western part, with Rossell and Tagula islands. The LLG areas are part of Samarai-Murua District district of Milne Bay. The seat of the Louisiade Rural LLG is Bwagaoia on Misima Island, the population center of the archipelago.
857-94722 - Children playing with a outrigger canoe in the village of Hessessai Bay at PanaTinai (Panatinane)island in the Louisiade Archipelago in Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. The island has an area of 78 km2. The Louisiade Archipelago is a string of ten larger volcanic islands frequently fringed by coral reefs, and 90 smaller coral islands located 200 km southeast of New Guinea, stretching over more than 160 km and spread over an ocean area of 26,000 km? between the Solomon Sea to the north and the Coral Sea to the south. The aggregate land area of the islands is about 1,790 km? (690 square miles), with Vanatinai (formerly Sudest or Tagula as named by European claimants on Western maps) being the largest. Sideia Island and Basilaki Island lie closest to New Guinea, while Misima, Vanatinai, and Rossel islands lie further east. The archipelago is divided into the Local Level Government (LLG) areas Louisiade Rural (western part, with Misima), and Yaleyamba (western part, with Rossell and Tagula islands. The LLG areas are part of Samarai-Murua District district of Milne Bay. The seat of the Louisiade Rural LLG is Bwagaoia on Misima Island, the population center of the archipelago.PanaTinai (Panatinane) is an island in the Louisiade Archipelago in Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.
857-94719 - Nimoa Island - here the island mission will impress. The five-sided church features murals of island life and all mission buildings are surrounded by well maintained paths and gardens filled with flowering plants. Edged by jungle-covered mountains, postcard beaches and crystal clear waters - an island paradise indeed! The Louisiade Archipelago is a string of ten larger volcanic islands frequently fringed by coral reefs, and 90 smaller coral islands located 200 km southeast of New Guinea, stretching over more than 160 km and spread over an ocean area of 26,000 km? between the Solomon Sea to the north and the Coral Sea to the south. The aggregate land area of the islands is about 1,790 km? (690 square miles), with Vanatinai (formerly Sudest or Tagula as named by European claimants on Western maps) being the largest. Sideia Island and Basilaki Island lie closest to New Guinea, while Misima, Vanatinai, and Rossel islands lie further east. The archipelago is divided into the Local Level Government (LLG) areas Louisiade Rural (western part, with Misima), and Yaleyamba (western part, with Rossell and Tagula islands. The LLG areas are part of Samarai-Murua District district of Milne Bay. The seat of the Louisiade Rural LLG is Bwagaoia on Misima Island, the population center of the archipelago.
857-94714 - The Louisiade Archipelago is a string of ten larger volcanic islands frequently fringed by coral reefs, and 90 smaller coral islands located 200 km southeast of New Guinea, stretching over more than 160 km and spread over an ocean area of 26,000 km? between the Solomon Sea to the north and the Coral Sea to the south. The aggregate land area of the islands is about 1,790 km? (690 square miles), with Vanatinai (formerly Sudest or Tagula as named by European claimants on Western maps) being the largest. Sideia Island and Basilaki Island lie closest to New Guinea, while Misima, Vanatinai, and Rossel islands lie further east. The archipelago is divided into the Local Level Government (LLG) areas Louisiade Rural (western part, with Misima), and Yaleyamba (western part, with Rossell and Tagula islands. The LLG areas are part of Samarai-Murua District district of Milne Bay. The seat of the Louisiade Rural LLG is Bwagaoia on Misima Island, the population center of the archipelago.
857-94712 - The Louisiade Archipelago is a string of ten larger volcanic islands frequently fringed by coral reefs, and 90 smaller coral islands located 200 km southeast of New Guinea, stretching over more than 160 km and spread over an ocean area of 26,000 km? between the Solomon Sea to the north and the Coral Sea to the south. The aggregate land area of the islands is about 1,790 km? (690 square miles), with Vanatinai (formerly Sudest or Tagula as named by European claimants on Western maps) being the largest.Sideia Island and Basilaki Island lie closest to New Guinea, while Misima, Vanatinai, and Rossel islands lie further east. The archipelago is divided into the Local Level Government (LLG) areas Louisiade Rural (western part, with Misima), and Yaleyamba (western part, with Rossell and Tagula islands. The LLG areas are part of Samarai-Murua District district of Milne Bay. The seat of the Louisiade Rural LLG is Bwagaoia on Misima Island, the population center of the archipelago.
746-88289 - Scalpay, Outer Hebrides, a small island close to the Isle of Harris. Only the construction of a bridge to Harris saved the population of Scalpay. Without the bridge, the island would habe been abandoned, an example of successfull rural regional development in Scotland. Europe, Scotland, July
746-88425 - Greyleg Goose (Anser anser) during winter, snowfall and in deep snow, Germany. The Greylag Goose is originally a migratory bird, but some local populations tend to be resident for still unknown reasons, Europe, Central Europe, Bavaria, Germany
911-10923 - Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world, it has been heavily deforested. The deforestation has been to clear land for an expanding population to have access to land to grow subsistence crops and also to make charcoal, which is the main cooking fuel in Malawi. This shot shows men working barefoot and moving massive tree trunks by hand in a logging camp on the Zomba Plateau.
911-10924 - Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world, it has been heavily deforested. The deforestation has been to clear land for an expanding population to have access to land to grow subsistence crops and also to make charcoal, which is the main cooking fuel in Malawi. This shot shows a logging camp on the Zomba Plateau.
832-369153 - Traditional dancers during a folklore event in a village of former hunters near the village of Kinigi on the edge of the Volcanoes National Park, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda, Africa
832-368947 - Man lifting pan with cement onto a scaffold, construction of brick houses for families whose houses were destroyed during the flood catastrophe of 2010, Lashari Wala village near Muzaffaragarh, Punjab, Pakistan, Asia
832-369162 - One of the wives of King Fon Abumbi II in traditional costume, palace fo Bafut, one of the traditional kingdoms of Cameroon, near Bamenda, north west Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa