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A team of alpinists captured beautiful imagery while climbing, skiing—and helping conserve—Alaska’s Mount Denali.
A group of friends set out for the adventure of a lifetime and made time for some good old fashioned scientific research along the way.
Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation has amassed an incredible and diverse group of adventurers for our Microplastics project. Below, ASC’s own Emily Stifler Wolfe tells the story of two daring women who are headed to Kamchatka to dive—and collect samples—where no two have gone before. Grimaldi and Vagaska sent in these videos and photos from their training…
Individually, my small water samples won’t clean up the oceans. But pitching in and raising awareness can spread just as quickly and widely as the microplastics we’re trying to understand.
Wherever you may travel, from alpine lakes and canyon-carving rivers to tropical shores, you can contribute to building the largest data set on microplastics.
“In my two months of adventure here on the prairie, this ferruginous hawk flying into the sunrise was probably the most inspirational and memorable moment of them all,” says photographer Elaine Kennedy.
“Diatoms are to microscopic organisms as grizzly bears are to mammals. They are beautiful for their intricate designs and symmetry, and amazing for their incredible variety.”
Tim Brtis outlines many a method for navigating one’s way through spring mud on the prairie.
A family takes the trip of a lifetime and collects water samples to search for microplastics hidden in the waves.
There are moments of transcendence you search out, and those that seem to find you. Life on the prairie is full of both.
Row the Pacific Ocean with French cousins Christophe and Clemente in this video, and contribute to ocean conservation while you’re at it. Just don’t get seasick!
A video about spending two months collecting wildlife data and living on the American Prairie Reserve with the ASC Landmark crew, by New York producer Erik Goldstein.
Kim Tri considers the role of water on the prairie—where it is, where it’s been, and what it leaves behind.
A huge fleet of ships studies the plastic content of the ocean in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers.