Tag: photo contest

Nature Photo of the Week: Giraffe Love

Written by | January 18th, 2013

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We are certainly feeling the love with today’s Nature Photo of the Week. These two nuzzling giraffes are well, lovely. Flickr photographer nhpanda (still trying to catch up….) captured this amazing photo in the Serengeti — and even earned herself an Honorable Mention in our 2012 Digital Photo Contest! Thanks for sharing this photo through The […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, August 27

Written by | August 27th, 2012

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It’s just another cool green (and wet) Monday.

  1. Isaac could turn into a hurricane and hit New Orleans — 7 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on the city. (Scientific American)
  2. Boston and New York are also working on not becoming Atlantis. (Grist)
  3. Former NBA star Yao Ming is helping his country make the connection between an ivory carving and the carcass of an elephant. (Guardian)
  4. The Woodland Trust’s photography contest results connects the public with their local woodlands — with beautiful images! (BBC Nature)
  5. An aerial survey in Belize shows an (encouraging) record number of manatees in the area. (National Geographic)

Nature Photo of the Week: Tails

Written by | July 17th, 2009

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The title says it all: Enjoy this rear-view image of Canada geese shot by farmhousephoto — and see all The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images, submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group by people like you — at my.nature.org. And don’t forget to enter your best nature images in our 2009 Nature Photo Contest!

Howard Cheek and the Relevance of Beauty

Written by | April 3rd, 2009

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With so much attention being paid to the entirety of America’s bird species, this might be a good time to take a closer look at a few individual birds. A cardinal, perhaps, with wings stretched wide for a soft landing; or a ruby-throated hummingbird, frozen in mid-flight, its tiny, feathered body floating against a deep […]

And the Winners Are…

Written by | February 16th, 2009

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We pause now to consider nature’s beauty…and to announce the winners of The Nature Conservancy’s 3rd annual Photo Contest: 2008 Grand Prize Winner (above): Howard B. Cheek, Kempner, Texas (female cardinal just before touching down at birdbath’s edge). 2008 Runner-Up (above): Patrick Smith, Pleasant Hill, California (Pinacle Rock, Point Lobos State Park, California). 2008 Runner-Up […]

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