This article was first published by The Times of Israel and is re-posted with permission.
As he travels some of the Earth’s northernmost spots, Roie Galitz is racing to capture disappearing landscapes and the animals that live in them, in a bid to make their plight real for people around the world.
Galitz is an award-winning Israeli wildlife photographer and Greenpeace ambassador. In the run-up to the COP 26 Climate Conference which begins in Glasgow, Scotland on October 31, and where United Nations Secretary General António Guterres will try to coax world leaders to take more ambitious steps toward cutting global warming emissions, Galitz spoke about his work on the Times of Israel’s weekly podcast, Times will Tell and shared some of his favorite images.
“As an Israeli, based in Tel Aviv, I’m drawn to the things that are the most different from home,” he says. “I like to go as far as possible. I’d love to go to Mars, but as we can’t go there yet, I love going to the coldest places.”
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