Tropical Island Infinite Photo
Click on the yellow rectangle and dive into a mosaic of hundreds of pictures of marine and terrestrial species found on the South Pacific island of Mo‘orea.
Double-click on an image to see more information about it. Keep clicking to move deeper into the Infinite Photograph.
Photographs courtesy the Biocode Project and National Geographic contributing photographer David Liittschwager.
Special Report: Island Life
Scientists cataloging the genetic makeup of Mo'orea's species turns the island into a biodiversity lab.
Waves of exploration have washed over Mo'orea, altering cultures, landscapes, and biodiversity research in profound ways.
Our new infinite photograph features the diversity of marine and terrestrial life found on and near Mo'orea and in Biocode Project labs.
Archeologists and farmers tell the gritty story of French Polynesia.
See what crawls, flies, and sets roots down in a cubic foot of Mo'orea's mountain trees.
Elders start to work with scientists on preserving the biodiversity of Mo’orea.
National Geographic Magazine
Edward O. Wilson writes about the surprising number of organisms you'll find in a cube of soil or sea.
Photographer David Liittschwager documents his work off the coast of Mo'orea.
With their eye-catching colors, many creatures could inspire the most particular designer.
Video of the Day
Tigers are secretive by nature, making it difficult to estimate their populations. See how the Wildlife Conservation Society employs an ingenious solution.