Ion Maxsimovic collects ice to melt for water. This permanently frozen landscape acts as a giant freezer and is a popular place to search for preserved mammoth remains. The tusks are sold as an ethical alternative to elephant ivory. Sakha Republic, Russia.
About James Morgan
James is a multi award-winning film director and photojournalist. His in-depth photographic features have appeared in National Geographic, The Guardian, BBC, Sunday Times and many others, while his film work spans features, documentaries, commercials and music videos with clients ranging from Sony and Adidas to Vice and Mercedes Benz. James is represented by both Panos Pictures and Getty Images in London and is a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Find out more about James and his work.