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Nature Images Awards 2015 – IUCN 2016 Lauréat Bourse

Paris, 20 December 2015 For his story on the Tolga Bat Hospital and the flying foxes of the Atherton Tablelands, Jürgen Freund wins the 2016 IUCN Prize or lauréat bourse in the 2015 Terre Sauvage/IUCN's Nature Images Awards. The prize is a fellowship assignment - to shoot a [...]

WILDLIFE Under the Waves

With great excitement, we would like to present our latest book by New Holland Publishing - WILDLIFE Under the Waves. This book has a collection of stunning images that showcase the full diversity of marine life -- from mighty whales and graceful turtles through to huge shimmering shoals of fish and riotously coloured corals, anemones, crustaceans and sponges. The book contains [...]

Dwarf Minke Whales in the Great Barrier Reef

It's been a while since I was out diving and snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef. This time I went with the superb liveaboard "Spoilsport" of the Mike Ball Dive Expeditions during the best time of the year to see minke whales underwater. The weather was amazing with only 10-15 knot winds and about 20-30 whales around [...]

Asia Pacific Reefs and Rainforests – A Photo Exhibition in April

Asia Pacific Reefs and Rainforests - A Photo Exhibition this April The Tablelands Regional Gallery in collaboration with the 5th Queensland Festival of Photography is proud to present Jürgen Freund in a solo photo exhibition. With the support of the Regional Arts Development Fund and the Worldwide Fund for Nature, this month-long exhibition showcases Jürgen’s [...]

The Great Sea Reef of Fiji from the AIR

16 December 2013 – Great Sea Reef Before our Great Sea Reef expedition started, we were asked by Patricia Mallam of WWF South Pacific what we wanted to photograph. #1 on our list was the most complicated, and I thought, better blurt it out now and hope for the best. I told Patricia we wanted to [...]

The Coral Triangle featured in GEO Magazine

A little late but nonetheless always relevant! Our big photo story on The Coral Triangle came out in German GEO Magazine last August 2013 and correspondingly, an iPad app with this slideshow below. With so many stories to choose from, our writer Dr. Andreas Weber wrote mainly about the Tubbataha Rangers and the amazing work [...]

Our Backyard Rainbow Bee-eaters

Rainbow Bee-eater male (Merops ornatus) busy helping missus dig a nesting hole on the ground before flying back to his perch. Sometime mid-October, we received a series of urgent text messages from our Wednesday gardener/landscaper Kelvin: "the rainbow bee-eaters are digging a nesting hole in the sand 5 meters away from your parked [...]

Tolga Bat Hospital Story in GEOlino Magazine

In the past five years, we have had two super strong category 5 cyclones visit our part of the world in Far North Queensland, Australia - Cyclone Larry in March 2006 and Cyclone Yasi in February 2011. The incredibly strong winds stripped our dense forest foliage naked and as a result, full sunshine caused wild [...]