Passing Fernando de Noronha

Oct 18, 2017 - National Geographic Orion

Bird in the pale blue sky

Glides, watchful for fish darting eyes

Dives into the water.

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Cynthia Armour

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Mike Greenfelder

Undersea Specialist

Mike learned early on that the best way to escape Ohio was to become a marine biologist.  During college at Wittenberg University he attended a semester at Duke University's Marine Lab — that time only confirmed his love for all things oceanic and maritime.  After graduation, Mike promptly moved to Catalina Island in California where he taught marine biology to school kids.  Since 1999, Mike has been working and traveling chasing his three loves: marine critters, photography, and birds.

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