Tag: macro photography

The Green Buzz: Friday, September 6

Written by | September 6th, 2013

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I’m pretty sure you won’t be taking a stroll along the train tracks after reading these stories.

  1. The world’s largest volcano has been discovered, it’s roughly the size of New Mexico. (Discovery)
  2. A train crash in Australia was caused by a huge infestation of millipedes. (The Atlantic)
  3. Did fracking cause more than 100 earthquakes in an Ohio town that never had one before? (Grist)
  4. Poachers poisoned watering holes with cyanide, killing 41 African elephants. (TreeHugger)
  5. PHOTOS: See this stunning collection of macro shots of corals. (Huffington Post Green)

Nature Photo of the Week: Macro Sunflower

Written by | September 3rd, 2013

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We clearly love getting up close and personal with nature at The Nature Conservancy, but there’s something about an incredible macro photograph that reconnects us with our mission and passion for protecting the natural world. This crisp close-up of a sunflower by Flickr photographer AndyKnight2009 has us in awe.

Nature Photo of the Week: Bright Sunshiny Day

Written by | August 16th, 2013

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It’s hard not to feel optimistic about the day when you gaze at a bright, cheerful flower like this one! Thanks to Flickr photographer organicallstar for sharing this bold macro photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group.

Nature Photo of the Week: Devious Frog

Written by | August 1st, 2013

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The expression on this devious frog’s face is priceless. Tight smile, clenched hands, doesn’t he look like he’s up to no good? Too funny! Thank you to Flickr photographer D90Freak for sharing it through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr […]

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