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Mark Seth Lender Field Notes


Mark Seth Lender searches for the perfect spot to shoot a photo in the Arctic Tundra.

In this blog series, Living on Earth's Explorer-in-Residence Mark Seth Lender shares field notes from his encounters with wildlife in the Arctic, the African Savannah and beyond.

 

Field Note: Eagles At Play
Published: April 13, 2018

In this field note, Living on Earth’s Explorer-in-Residence Mark Seth Lender remarks on the powerful hold the American Bald Eagle has on our collective awe, and on how severely we have decimated their numbers in the centuries since Europeans landed on North America’s shores.

Field Note: Stealing Dirt
Published: March 23, 2018

Living on Earth's Resident Explorer Mark Seth Lender reflects on the overcrowding of a gentoo penguin colony on Carcass Island, of the Falkland Islands.

Field Note: Sea Lions at Play
Published: February 23, 2018

Living on Earth's explorer-in-residence Mark Seth Lender writes on the impact of a changing climate and warming seas on California sea lions.

Pelicans at Pismo Beach Field Note
Published: January 24, 2018

Living on Earth's Explorer in Residence Mark Seth Lender muses on the unlikely grace of the pelican, and their surprisingly crafty nature.

Field Note: The Young Turtle's Slim Chances
Published: December 30, 2017

Living on Earth's Explorer-in-Residence Mark Seth Lender muses on the many threats to survival that a young snapping turtle faces.

Field Note: Fish Dinner
Published: December 8, 2017

Living on Earth Resident Explorer Mark Seth Lender shares a brief field note on his story from the Sea of Cortez, "Fish Dinner."

Field Note: Big White Dog Wants to Play!
Published: October 31, 2017

Living on Earth's Explorer-in-Residence Mark Seth Lender describes how plastic is common even in the Arctic, where he met a playful polar bear.

Field Notes on the Cheetah's Need for Open Space
Published: October 31, 2017

Living on Earth's Explorer-in-Residence Mark Seth Lender shares his thoughts on the Cheetah's need for open space.

Close Encounter with a Tabular Iceberg: Mark Seth Lender
Published: October 31, 2017

Living on Earth's Resident Explorer Mark Seth Lender describes an encounter with a tabular iceberg similar (though much smaller) to the one that recently broke off of the Larsen C ice sheet.


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