Mursi shepherd inspecting AK-47, officially known as the Avtomat Kalashnikova Assault rifles mostly of South Sudanese Civil War provenience. Surrounded by steep mountains the home of the Mursi is one of the most isolated regions of the country. Climate change and water shortage critically affects affects people in the Lower Omo River basin, leading to displacement, hunger, conflict and human rights abuses. The unparalleled tribal diversity of the Omo River Basin may be heading for extinction. Tribal warfare is a way of life in these regions, and cattle raids and killings are becoming common.
Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus Cristatus), Galápagos Islands
Gentoo Penguin, Lamair Channel, Petermann, Antarctica