Changing Planet

BREAKING NEWS: Enric Stranded on Starbuck

Enric Sala has been marooned on Starbuck Island with wildlife ecologist and conservationist Mike Fay since Wednesday morning, according to the latest email from the Hanse Explorer. Both are safe, well, and in regular communication with the vessel. A violent surf has prevented the team from retrieving Enric, who hadn’t planned on spending more than a few hours on the island.

This news comes after more than 48 hours with no blog updates from Enric or his fellow team members, a surprising break in the steady flow of email, photographs, and video from the expedition.

More as we receive it…

About the Blog

Researchers, conservationists, and others share stories, insights and ideas about Our Changing Planet, Wildlife & Wild Spaces, and The Human Journey. More than 50,000 comments have been added to 10,000 posts. Explore the list alongside to dive deeper into some of the most popular categories of the National Geographic Society’s conversation platform Voices.

Opinions are those of the blogger and/or the blogger’s organization, and not necessarily those of the National Geographic Society. Posters of blogs and comments are required to observe National Geographic’s community rules and other terms of service.

Voices director: David Braun (dbraun@ngs.org)

Social Media