ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Research dinghy. Plankton specialist Alain Coute repairing the outboard motor of a Zodiac rubber dinghy used in research, while watched by local children. This is part of an expedition organised by Mission Auracea, which sends multi-disciplinary teams to catalogue living things in poorly studied areas of the world, in the hope of discovering compounds that could be used in pharmaceuticals or cosmetics. Photographed in Cabo Delgado province, Mozambique.
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