Joel Sartore’s Photo Ark: Coming Up

Rajah, a male white Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. (Image ID: ANI019-00460). Joel Sartore. Photo rights reserved

Rajah, a male white Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. (Image ID: ANI019-00460). Joel Sartore. Photo rights reserved

Photographer Joel Sartore is a Nebraska native

Photographer Joel Sartore is a Nebraska native

Joel Sartore is a man on a mission – to photograph 12,000 species of mammals, amphibians, birds, insects and other species before they go extinct, through a project he calls PhotoArk. Green News Update will present a feature story on Sartore and PhotoArk – now 10 years on –on his new book Rare, and a current exhibition of the PhotoArk project  at the National Geographic Museum in Washington DC. See more of Joel’s photos in our post on Chasing Extinction.

Rare book cover

Rare book cover

His conservation message – and all of us are part of it – is as important as his photography. Come back for an eye-popping array of rare and endangered species –the  fellow travelers on Planet Earth that are on the brink of what scientists are calling the Sixth Great Extinction.

Studio portraits of a half-day-old hatchling leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) from the wild in Bioko. (Image ID: ANI024-00503) Joel Sartore. All rights reserved.

Studio portraits of a half-day-old hatchling leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) from the wild in Bioko. (Image ID: ANI024-00503) Joel Sartore. All rights reserved.

 

Before you come back for our full feature story on Joel Sartore, check out these Photo Ark videos

Video Rare

Video Silent Streams