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This gallery showcases a cross-section of the most spectacular photographs from all 40 locations visited by Michel Roggo, on all continents, as part of his ambitious Freshwater Project.
Aquatic plants in a spring of the Gacka River, Croatia. October 2012 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aquatic plants in a spring of the Gacka River, Croatia. October 2012 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Matrincha (Brycon sp.) on surface of Rio Negro tributary, Amazon Basin, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Matrincha (Brycon sp.) on surface of Rio Negro tributary, Amazon Basin, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)  jumping up waterfall during spawning migration upstream, Ume River, Sweden. July. Photographed for The Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) jumping up waterfall during spawning migration upstream, Ume River, Sweden. July. Photographed for The Freshwater Project.
Underwater in a cryoconite hole, a hole formed by windblown dust and particles which warm up ice of glacier and creates meltwater holes. Gorner Glacier, Valais Alps, Canton Valais / Wallis, Switzerlan... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater in a cryoconite hole, a hole formed by windblown dust and particles which warm up ice of glacier and creates meltwater holes. Gorner Glacier, Valais Alps, Canton Valais / Wallis, Switzerlan...
Candover Brook, tributary of the River Itchen, chalk stream Hampshire, England, UK, June, Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Candover Brook, tributary of the River Itchen, chalk stream Hampshire, England, UK, June, Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) on the river bed, Okavango River, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) on the river bed, Okavango River, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Sockeye / Red Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) on spawning migration. Adams River, British Columbia, Canada, October. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Sockeye / Red Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) on spawning migration. Adams River, British Columbia, Canada, October.
Ross Ice Shelf, the largest ice shelf of Antarctica, near Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Ross Sea, Antarctica Aerial shot from helicopter 02.02.2017 Trip on the MV Ortelius, 13 Jan ? 14 Feb, 2017 From Ush... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Ross Ice Shelf, the largest ice shelf of Antarctica, near Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Ross Sea, Antarctica Aerial shot from helicopter 02.02.2017 Trip on the MV Ortelius, 13 Jan ? 14 Feb, 2017 From Ush...
Lake Baikal sponge (Lubomirskia baikalensis) Lake Baikal, Lake Baikal UNESCO World Heritage Site, Siberia, Russia. May 2015. Photographed for The Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Lake Baikal sponge (Lubomirskia baikalensis) Lake Baikal, Lake Baikal UNESCO World Heritage Site, Siberia, Russia. May 2015. Photographed for The Freshwater Project.
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in holding pool on upstream spawning migration, Quebec, Canada, August. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in holding pool on upstream spawning migration, Quebec, Canada, August. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Aerial shot of the Laguna Chumkapo, Quintana Roo, Yucatn Peninsula, Mexico. February 2014. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial shot of the Laguna Chumkapo, Quintana Roo, Yucatn Peninsula, Mexico. February 2014. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) travelling upstream on spawning migration, Adams river, British Columbia, Canada, October Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) travelling upstream on spawning migration, Adams river, British Columbia, Canada, October Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Travertine terraces, Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Sichuan, China. August . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Travertine terraces, Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Sichuan, China. August . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Split level view of water in cave in Wadi Al Shab, Al Sharqiyah South Governorate, Sultanate of Oman. February. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Split level view of water in cave in Wadi Al Shab, Al Sharqiyah South Governorate, Sultanate of Oman. February. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Photographer Michel Roggo at work in the Pantanal, end of the dry season, Rio Paraguay, north of Corumba, Brazil. November 2012. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Photographer Michel Roggo at work in the Pantanal, end of the dry season, Rio Paraguay, north of Corumba, Brazil. November 2012. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Anavilhanas Archipelago, aerial view, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil, February 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Anavilhanas Archipelago, aerial view, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil, February 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Etang de la Gruere, peat bog, with red tannin water, Rhine river catchment, Canton of Jura, Switzerland, October. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Etang de la Gruere, peat bog, with red tannin water, Rhine river catchment, Canton of Jura, Switzerland, October. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter. Captive, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter. Captive, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Lac de Fenetre, alpine lake, underwater view with bloom of thick algae, Canton of Valais, Switzerland, May. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Lac de Fenetre, alpine lake, underwater view with bloom of thick algae, Canton of Valais, Switzerland, May. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Split level view of blue green waters of Verzasca River flowing over granite rocks at Lavertezzo, Canton Tessin, Switzerland, September. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Split level view of blue green waters of Verzasca River flowing over granite rocks at Lavertezzo, Canton Tessin, Switzerland, September. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Piraputanga (Brycon hilarii) Aquario Natural, Rio Baia Bonito, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil, November. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Piraputanga (Brycon hilarii) Aquario Natural, Rio Baia Bonito, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil, November. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Diver in crystal clear spring creek, flowing in to the muddy floodplain rivers Rio Salobra and Rio Miranda, with water plants mainly Water hyacinth (Eichhornia sp.) Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazi... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Diver in crystal clear spring creek, flowing in to the muddy floodplain rivers Rio Salobra and Rio Miranda, with water plants mainly Water hyacinth (Eichhornia sp.) Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazi...
Sungai Melinau Paku river, Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malyasia, March 2013. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Sungai Melinau Paku river, Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malyasia, March 2013. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Leaf floating in Clearwater river, outside Clearwater cave. Tributary of the Sungai Melinau river, Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malyasia, March 2012. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Leaf floating in Clearwater river, outside Clearwater cave. Tributary of the Sungai Melinau river, Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malyasia, March 2012. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park,  Southern Alps, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, Southern Alps, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Crevalle Jack (Caranx hippos) and other fish entering Homosassa Spring for the winter, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA. March. Photographed for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Crevalle Jack (Caranx hippos) and other fish entering Homosassa Spring for the winter, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA. March. Photographed for the Freshwater Project.
Red Ludwigia (Ludwigia sp.) in a clear stream of the Pantanal, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Red Ludwigia (Ludwigia sp.) in a clear stream of the Pantanal, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Light shining into Abismo Anhumas or Anhumas Abyss. This is a 80 metre deep lake, at the bottom of a 72 metre deep cave.Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso do Sul,... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Light shining into Abismo Anhumas or Anhumas Abyss. This is a 80 metre deep lake, at the bottom of a 72 metre deep cave.Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso do Sul,...
Crack of the continental drift between the North American and Eurasian Plates at Thingvellir, Thingvellir National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iceland. September 2009. Photographed for the Fresh... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Crack of the continental drift between the North American and Eurasian Plates at Thingvellir, Thingvellir National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iceland. September 2009. Photographed for the Fresh...
Underwater view pf photographer Michel Roggo snorkelling in Anhumas Abyss Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil. November 2012 . Photographed for The... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view pf photographer Michel Roggo snorkelling in Anhumas Abyss Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil. November 2012 . Photographed for The...
Curimbata (Prochilodus lineatus) in a clear stream of the Pantanal, with Water hyacinth (Eichhornia sp.), Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Curimbata (Prochilodus lineatus) in a clear stream of the Pantanal, with Water hyacinth (Eichhornia sp.), Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealands Southern Alps, New Zealand. Sacred to the Maori, with the clearest natural fresh water of the world, Februar...
Underwater view of aquatic plants in oxbow lake on the shore of Lake Baikal, UNESCO World Heritage Site.Irkutsk Oblast, Siberia, Russia, September 2013. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of aquatic plants in oxbow lake on the shore of Lake Baikal, UNESCO World Heritage Site.Irkutsk Oblast, Siberia, Russia, September 2013. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Water lilies (Nymphaea) in Umealven river, Jeanoejaakoe, Swedish Lapland, Sweden, July 2010. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Water lilies (Nymphaea) in Umealven river, Jeanoejaakoe, Swedish Lapland, Sweden, July 2010. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
View of African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer),from underwater, trying to catch a fish on the surface, Okavango Delta, Botswana,  June. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / View of African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer),from underwater, trying to catch a fish on the surface, Okavango Delta, Botswana, June. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Aerial view of meltwater lake on the ice cap north-east of Sermeq Kujalleq Glacier. UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kalaallit Nunaat, Greenland. August 2014. Photographer for The Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial view of meltwater lake on the ice cap north-east of Sermeq Kujalleq Glacier. UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kalaallit Nunaat, Greenland. August 2014. Photographer for The Freshwater Project.
Person diving in Cenote Angelita, with a layer of hydrogen sulfate between the freshwater on the top and the seawater on the ground. Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Photographed for The Fresh... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Person diving in Cenote Angelita, with a layer of hydrogen sulfate between the freshwater on the top and the seawater on the ground. Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Photographed for The Fresh...
North American Beaver (Castor canadensis), urinating whilst swimming in the pool around his lodge, Northern Rockies, British Columbia, Canada July. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / North American Beaver (Castor canadensis), urinating whilst swimming in the pool around his lodge, Northern Rockies, British Columbia, Canada July. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Anhumas Abyss, a 72 meters deep cave,with underwater limestone cones up to 20 meters high, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil November 2016 . Photo... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Anhumas Abyss, a 72 meters deep cave,with underwater limestone cones up to 20 meters high, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil November 2016 . Photo...
Water hyacinth (Eichhornia sp.) in a clear stream, Pantanal, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Water hyacinth (Eichhornia sp.) in a clear stream, Pantanal, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Sunrays in Cenote Jardin del Eden, Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico . Photographed for The Freshwater Project May 2016 - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Sunrays in Cenote Jardin del Eden, Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico . Photographed for The Freshwater Project May 2016
Anhumas Abyss, a 72 meters deep cave with underwater limestone cones up to 20 meters high, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil November 2016 . Photo... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Anhumas Abyss, a 72 meters deep cave with underwater limestone cones up to 20 meters high, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso del Sul, Brazil November 2016 . Photo...
Burhead (Echinodorus macrophyllus) Aquario Natural, Rio Baja Bonito, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil,November 2016 . Photographed for The Freshwa... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Burhead (Echinodorus macrophyllus) Aquario Natural, Rio Baja Bonito, Bonito area, Serra da Bodoquena (Bodoquena Mountain Range), Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil,November 2016 . Photographed for The Freshwa...
Tree viewed from underwater, Triangle Lake, Northern Rockies, British Columbia, Canada. August 2016 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Tree viewed from underwater, Triangle Lake, Northern Rockies, British Columbia, Canada. August 2016 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Waterfall in the Verzasca River, Canton Tessin, Switzerland, November. Photographed for The Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Waterfall in the Verzasca River, Canton Tessin, Switzerland, November. Photographed for The Freshwater Project.
Water lily pads in a fishing lake, Northern Rockies, British Columbia, Canada August 2016 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Water lily pads in a fishing lake, Northern Rockies, British Columbia, Canada August 2016 . Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Rift between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates at Thingvellir, Thingvellir National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iceland, September. Photographed for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rift between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates at Thingvellir, Thingvellir National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Iceland, September. Photographed for the Freshwater Project.
Aerial shot of the Laguna Sian Ka'an, freshwater lagoon, at edge of the sea, close to Boca Paila, Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico . Photographed for The Freshwater Project February 2014 - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial shot of the Laguna Sian Ka'an, freshwater lagoon, at edge of the sea, close to Boca Paila, Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico . Photographed for The Freshwater Project February 2014
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