HIGHLY HONORED | CONSERVATION STORY | Project Puffin, Eastern Egg Rock, Maine, USA ©
, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Derrick Z. Jackson
"In 1973, biologist Stephen Kress founded 'Project Puffin' to re-establish a colony in Maine. Fifty years later, chick translocation and techniques of social attraction with decoys, mirrors, and playing taped bird calls have been used in more than 750 seabird restoration projects."
HIGHLY HONORED | CONSERVATION STORY | "Ice Bears," Yukon, Canada, ©
of Whitehorse, Canada. Peter Mather
"When bears of the Yukon delay their hibernation to fish in temperatures in the - 20°s, the water freezes on the bears' fur creating hundreds of icicles that dangle from their coats. When they walk, they sound like chandeliers swaying in the wind. Winter has been arriving later each year and the salmon are dying and disappearing from the Klukshu River."
HIGHLY HONORED | CONSERVATION STORY | Clark's Anemonefish, Anilao, Philippines ©
of Tucson, Arizona, USA. "This fish was caring for eggs she had laid on a plastic bag filled with sand. I was sad to see trash cluttering the ocean." Laurie V. Slawson WINNER
VIDEO | NATURE IN MOTION
Polar Bears and Beluga Whales, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada ©
of Surrey, Canada / Slovakia Martin Gregus
“As the pandemic raged, I decided to document and explore the Hudson Bay area. Utilizing drones and custom-built equipment allowed me to stay invisible while capturing intimate moments and unique hunting behaviors of the wildlife.”
VIDEO | NATURE IN MOTION
HIGHLY HONORED | VIDEO | The Lek of the Sharp-tailed Grouse, British Columbia, Canada ©
, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Liron Gertsman
HIGHLY HONORED | VIDEO | Blackwater Creatures, Anilao, Balayan Bay, Phillipines ©
of Venice, California, USA Mike Bartick
HIGHLY HONORED | VIDEO | Searching for the Kulawai or Red-throated Lorikeet, Taveuni, Fiji ©
of Suva, Fiji Tom Vierus
HIGHLY HONORED | VIDEO | Great Grey Owl, British Columbia, Canada ©
, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Henrik Nilsson
HIGHLY HONORED | VIDEO | The Elk Fence, Point Reyes National Seashore, California, USA © Evie Dietrich, at age 8, of Inverness, California, USA
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