He's embarking on a two-year expedition to snap shots of rarely photographed wildlife. Much of the trip will be done by kayak.
The first phase will include paddling from Argentina to the Falkland Islands.
The second phase takes in the Bonin Islands, Japan, Kuril islands and the Aleutian Islands.
The third phase ambitiously plans to visit South Georgia, Tristin Da Cuna, Prince Edward Island, Crozet, Kerguelen, Heard, Macquarie and Aukland. (He may well have made up some of those place names. I've never heard of most.