Malden island: A grouper swimming in a coral reef ecosystem. Coral reefs are some of the most diverse and valuable ecosystems on Earth. A team of scientist lead by Dr. Enric Sala (Marine ecologist, National Geographic Emerging Explorer and Fellow) are studying these pristine coral reefs in a hidden paradise called Shark Eden. They are trying to understand our impact on the world's oceans to hopefully reveal a way to preserve them. This image is from Shark Eden.
Christmas Island: Decimated by predators and dogged by the whims of the weather, each year 50 million red crabs scamper over jagged cliffs and sunbaked sands to the water's edge the spawning grounds. This image is from Great Migrations.
False Bay, South Africa: Andy Casagrande filming a great white shark. To ensure a successful photo shoot, Andy has brought some of the most advanced and innovative technologies, including remote controlled camera vehicles, underwater pole-cameras, and bite-cameras.
MONTANA, USA: 800-pound grizzly bear Brutus plays the role of best man at Casey Anderson's wedding. Anderson, a renowned naturalist, has raised the grizzly from birth. This image is from Expedition Wild.
BIG ISLAND, HAWAII, USA: Waves break on the shore at Keauhou Bay. This historic area in the Kona District of Hawaii's Big Island is a popular tourist destination and marks the site of the birth of King Kamehameha III, the longest reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
This image is from One Ocean.