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Carolina A Castro is a photographer and filmmaker who travels the world documenting environmental and ethnographic themes.



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Whale Wars season 7

Whale Wars Season 7 was just released in the US last friday, jan 2nd. I was the producer on board the M/V Bob Barker and it was an amazing job to document 95 days at sea and then see the show.   And here are some photos of the the media crew and I. Photo credit: Marianna Baldo   And the whole crew of the Bob Barker....

The Last Frontier on the 10th PARATY EM FOCO Festival

My work about Sea Shepherd’s campaigns down in Antartica will be featured on the 10th PARATY EM FOCO Photography Festival in Paraty, Brazil. It is a great festival and I am very happy to have my work being presented there it will happen from the 24th to the 28th of september 2014. Check it out!  ...


Article written by Whale Wars season 7 producer Carolina A Castro about Sea Shepherd’s 10th Campaign in Antarctica, Operation Relentless.

Florida Sandhill Crane

I spend a lot of time in central Florida because I hang glide at the Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding club. Wallaby is located right at the Green Swamp, an area abundant with the Florida Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis pratensis) Central Florida has had some of the fastest growth rates of anywhere in the world and the urban sprawl is visibly taking it’s toll on the wetlands and it’s wildlife. Nowadays you can see the birds in the strip malls that only a few years ago were their marshes. I was going to the post office the other day and there was a crane by the door. It seems cute and the people from Florida do love the birds and seeing them around, but this is a big problem as the cranes used to nest in these marshes that became home developments, strip malls, supermarkets and such. Even though the Sandhill Crane is not considered to be endangered as a species, the Florida subspecies is, and it is in big trouble. They do not migrate like the parent species and it is estimated that there is only about 5000 birds left. They are monogamous and you can often see the couples performing their courtship dances or a family with their young chick. Here is a video that shows this type of performance, it is narrated in Portuguese as I made it many years ago for a Brazilian article. But I did add subtitles in English so everyone can understand it. The cranes can live up to 21 years and are highly social animals living in families, normally they with families...