Mark Carwardine on the floe edge (entrance to Eclipse Sound, northern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Arctic Canada) - photographing narwhal

Mark Carwardine

Zoologist, activist, author and presenter

Mark Carwardine is a zoologist, an environmental activist, an award-winning and bestselling author, a TV and radio presenter, a widely published wildlife photographer, a wildlife tour operator, and a magazine columnist. He presented the weekly half-hour programme Nature (and many other radio programmes) on BBC Radio 4 and co-presented the BBC TV series Last Chance to See, with actor and comedian Stephen Fry. He has written more than 50 books and has been writing a provocative monthly conservation column in BBC Wildlife magazine for nearly 20 years. He was selected as one of The World’s 40 Most Influential Nature Photographers in Outdoor Photography Magazine, was Chairman of the Judging Panel of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for seven years and presented and produced a 10-part wildlife photography series for BBC Wildlife on YouTube.

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