Makatea Island, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia

Apr 14, 2019 - National Geographic Orion

Makatea Island is one of the lesser known gems of planet Earth, visited by few, yet loved by all privileged to make the journey to this tiny island of only nine square-miles.

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Jeff Litton

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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, the United Global Environmental News Agency, an online resource to inspire people to care about the environment.

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