Gerrit Vyn Photography –

Gerrit Vyn is a conservation and wildlife photographer and cinematographer dedicated to telling the stories of endangered animals and habitats. He is a producer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers

Yellow Sea

Shellfish harvesters on the mudflats at Bohai Bay, China. Besides being important to human livelihoods these mudflats are the primary migratory stopover location in the Yellow Sea for Red Knots migrating from  New Zealand and Australia to the Rudssian Arctic. The mudflats are being quickly lost to development.
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4. Shellfish collector and reclamation-Vyn-140507-0461.tif

Shellfish harvesters on the mudflats at Bohai Bay, China. Besides being important to human livelihoods these mudflats are the primary migratory stopover location in the Yellow Sea for Red Knots migrating from New Zealand and Australia to the Rudssian Arctic. The mudflats are being quickly lost to development.

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Bohai Bay
China
East Asian Australasian Flyway
Hebei Luannan wetlands
Yellow Sea
clams
development
energy development
food security
harvest
intertidal zone
mudflats
pollution
seafood
shellfish collector
subsistence
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