The island supports a diverse ecosystem where biologists are studying plants and animals to assess the effects of a warming climate and the growing presence of humans in the Arctic. Sergey collaborated with researchers and worked from shelters at the edge of the world’s largest snow goose breeding colony to shoot images of the geese without disturbing them. Arctic foxes have to be wily to nab the eggs – but this one succeeded! Sergey’s photo was chosen from almost 50,000 entries from 92 countries to tour the world. See it and 99 similarly fascinating images (along with each photographer’s backstory of how they were captured) at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on at the Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, until October 11.
Fresh angles on the world’s wild treasures
Anna Stephens from Waterloo has been awarded third place against seven young talented operatic hopefuls singing in the 2022 Sydney Eisteddfod’s prestigious Opera Scholarship Final in June.