NG Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala and team have completed the first leg of the Pristine Seas: Pitcairn Islands expedition, and while Mike Fay has been clambering around the cliffs and shores of the island, the others have been down below, diving with the fish and swimming over the corals that prove just how rich at beautiful these seas are. In the photos above, see these beautiful scenes through Enric’s eyes.
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New Hominid Discovery: Fossils from multiple individuals of a yet-to-be-determined ancient hominid species are being extracted daily from a deep cave in South Africa under the direction of National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Lee Berger. Follow this rare discovery as it unfolds.
Pristine Seas-New Caledonia: Enric Sala and team return to the Southern Hemisphere for their latest expedition to record the extraordinary biodiversity of the ocean's most untouched regions.