Wednesday, April 17, 2024

New Book Sheds Light on the Magic Of Plankton

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Planktonium is a new book by award-winning photographer and filmmaker Jan van Ijken that sheds light on the magical microscopic world of plankton.

The new book — released by Lannoo Publishers — features a ton of never-before-seen photos that expose the sheer variety, wonder, and beauty of these organisms that inhabit all the waters around us.

Accompanying the book, van Ijken also made the short film Planktonium. The highly acclaimed film showcased stunning visual imagery while highlighting plankton’s crucial role in life on earth and how these building blocks of life are threatened by global warming, ocean acidification, and climate change.

'Planktonium' book
‘Planktonium’ book by Jan van Ijken
'Planktonium' book by Jan van Ijken
‘Planktonium’ book by Jan van Ijken
'Planktonium' book by Jan van Ijken
‘Planktonium’ book by Jan van Ijken
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com

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