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WPOTY 2019 is open for entries Photo

WPOTY 2019 is open for entries

The 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is now open for entries. Adult categories are Animals in their Environment, Animal Portraits, Plants and Fungi, Under Water, Urban Wildlife, Earth’s Environments, Black and White, Creative Visions, Wildlife Photojournalism, and Wildlife Photojournalist Photo Story Award. There are also 4 behavior categories: Amphibians and Reptiles, Birds, Invertebrates and Mammals.

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Controversy swirls around aquarium collecting fish from Blue Heron Bridge Photo

Controversy swirls around aquarium collecting fish from Blue Heron Bridge

The Blue Heron Bridge dive site in South Florida is a well loved dive site for divers and underwater photographers alike due to its numerous species and shallow depths. However, it is also a constant target of hobbyist and professional tropical fish collectors - sometimes illegally, but often legally. The issue bubbled to the surface this weekend when a Galveston, Texas-based aquarium, Moody Gardens, employed three professional tropical fish collectors to remove dozens of species from the famous dive site.

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