Fernandina and Isabella Island

May 14, 2018 - National Geographic Endeavour II

Today we explored the westernmost parts of the Galápagos archipelago, where cold currents and nutrient-rich waters create a thriving ecosystem for our favorite marine organisms. Here marine iguanas, flightless cormorants, Pacific green sea turtles, Galápagos sea lions, and even Galápagos penguins find conditions perfectly suited for survival.

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Jeff Litton

Naturalist/Certified Photo Instructor

Jeff is an environmental filmmaker and adventure cinematographer. His passion for adventure has led him through rural Kenyan villages, atop erupting Guatemalan volcanoes and to the enchanted Galápagos Islands to film Hammerhead Sharks. Being an expedition filmmaker enables Jeff to combine his love for capturing beauty with his drive to protect the environment. In the words of Jacques Cousteau, “people protect what they love.” Inspired, Jeff created UGENA.org, the United Global Environmental News Agency, an online resource to inspire people to care about the environment.

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