Title:
Bountiful
Photographer:
Kelvin Trautman
Age Group:
Over 18s
Region:
Pacific
Country:
New Zealand
Nature’s Assets
Camera Used:
Nikon D4s
Image caption:

A humpback whale and flock of Skua's and Gull's gorge on massive blooms of phytoplankton in the Ross Sea. This is an outstanding and unique place full of pelagic life, so we need to gain global support for the Ross Sea, and its neighbouring seas in the Southern Ocean, to be declared MPAs (Marine Protected Areas) – a move that would limit human interference and preserve their natural treasures.

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