Category: Photography

The Green Buzz: Thursday, December 26

Written by | December 26th, 2013

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Science communicated through stunning photography in today’s green news.

  1. A digital photographer captures entire sunsets in single images — Claude Monet would have approved.  (Huffington Post)
  2. A 1 billion pixel digital camera will be sent into space on the next Gaia telescope.  Scientists hope to capture the best photos of the galaxy yet, and Virgin Galactic hopes to begin to map some of its future tours.  (CNN)
  3. Check out the most awesome science photos of the year.  (Buzzfeed)

Nature Photo of the Week: Sweet Snowy Plover

Written by | November 21st, 2013

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There are majestic birds, there are powerful birds — and then, there are just plain adorable birds (a scientifically-accurate description, of course). The snowy plover falls into the latter category, as evidenced in this week’s Nature Photo of the Week. Those feathers! That look! Flickr photographer Jeff Bleam snapped this cute guy at Santa Cruz, California […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Fantastic Fall Foliage

Written by | November 15th, 2013

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The leaves are starting to fall more quickly here at The Nature Conservancy’s headquarters in Arlington, Virginia — so today’s Nature Photo of the Week is a reminder to get outside one more time and soak in fall’s vibrant colors.

Nature Photo of the Week: Northern Harrier

Written by | November 8th, 2013

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This is one of those images that just leaves us speechless. What an incredible bird — what an incredible photograph!

Nature Photo of the Week: Mountains and Rainbows

Written by | October 23rd, 2013

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With rain, comes rainbows. And with rainbows, comes amazing photographs. Kudos to Flickr photographer Darlene Bushue for capturing Denali National Park in all its magnificent glory.

Halloween in Nature: 10 Spooky Photos

Written by | October 22nd, 2013

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If you look closely — in the dark shadows and under the thick fog — you’ll find signs of Halloween hiding in nature. Presenting our top 10 Halloween in nature photographs.

The Green Buzz: Friday, October 18

Written by | October 18th, 2013

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We’ve got the perfect way to start your Friday: browse the Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners!

  1. The legendary Himalayan yeti may be a sub-species of this animal. (BBC)
  2. Meet the wildlife photographer of the year — elephant-lovers will enjoy his photo! (Washington Post)
  3. Kudos to Target for introducing a new sustainability standards for products. (Environmental News Service)
  4. See the first-ever footage of the aging pipeline beneath the Great Lakes. (EcoWatch)
  5. It’s official: air pollution and cancer are linked. (Mongabay)

Nature Photo of the Week: Ocean Fury

Written by | October 17th, 2013

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Your eyes don’t deceive you — that’s lava flowing into an ocean. Incredible! This photo was snapped at Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.

Nature Photo of the Week: Stop and Smell the Wildflowers

Written by | October 10th, 2013

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What a picture-perfect view. We could sit in this field for hours, admiring the lovely landscape and smelling the purple wildflowers. Flickr photographer Taylor McDowell snapped this photo at Shook Mountain, Montana. Great shot!

10 Amazing Fall Foliage Photos

Written by | October 4th, 2013

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Fall is a season for color lovers. We culled through the Conservancy’s photo archive in search of the best fall foliage photos. These are our top 10.

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