Gentoo penguins on Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The island is actually the caldera of an active volcano. It last erupted in 1969 forcing the British to abandon their research station on the island.
The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is on the final leg of the pole to pole voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic. The almost year-long voyage is one of GreenpeaceĆ¢s biggest ever expeditions and highlights the many threats facing the oceans while campaigning for a Global Ocean Treaty covering all seas outside of national waters.