Tag: photography

Nature Photo of the Week: What a View!

Written by | May 31st, 2013

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Talk about a spectacular view! We’d give anything to be here right now, soaking in the majestic view of the Twelve Apostles at the Port Campbell National Park in Australia. Many thanks to Flickr Photographer DerbyBalboa for at least virtually taking us there with this stunning photograph!

Nature Photo of the Week: Spring Evening at Mud Volcano

Written by | May 23rd, 2013

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Spring evenings at Yellowstone National Park’s Mud Volcano prove to be a busy time for wildlife! Flickr photographer Jon Taylor Montana captured this image of bison and bears out for an evening stroll.

Nature Photo of the Week: Morning After the Storm

Written by | May 16th, 2013

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You’ll feel like you’re on a virtual vacation when you look at our Nature Photo of the Week. This breathtaking photo was captured the morning after a big storm at Big Sur, California.

Nature Photo of the Week: Three of a Kind

Written by | May 10th, 2013

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What a great capture! Flickr photographer carolynpepper caught these three Mergansers at just the right moment, perfectly in sync on Lake Vermillion in Minnesota. Thanks for sharing your image through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group!

The Green Buzz: Friday, May 3

Written by | May 3rd, 2013

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Brush up on today’s top green news stories and then make plans to get outside this weekend!

  1. Can science stop the stinkbug invasion? (BBC Nature)
  2. It’s official: meteorologists confirm 2012 to be among the top 10 warmest years. (Bloomberg)
  3. On a related [hot] note, from Maine to North Carolina, the Atlantic Ocean’s temps are the hottest ever. (Grist)
  4. Sand tiger sharks turn to cannibalism inside the womb. (Washington Post)
  5. We’re geeking out over these photos of natural fractals! (Mother Nature Network)

Nature Photo of the Week: Beauty with Age

Written by | May 2nd, 2013

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We are wowed by the juxtaposition of this photograph: dark craggly rock in the foreground against the clear, bright blue skies. Flickr photographer rajalqadar captured this stunning image of the Almafi Coast in Italy.

The Green Buzz: Friday, April 26

Written by | April 26th, 2013

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Today’s green news may inspire you to hop on your bike this weekend!

  1. More than 500 cities in 49 countries now have bike-sharing programs. (TreeHugger)
  2. Pea soup anyone? Algae blooms make for fascinating photos. (National Geographic)
  3. In Australia, a common place to find koalas is in the hospital. The cause? Chlamydia. (BBC Nature)
  4. Monkey see, monkey do. Like humans, monkeys and whales both react to peer pressure. (Huffington Post)
  5. Pay attention, class: college campuses are teaching us how to build a clean energy future. (CleanTechnica)

Nature Photo of the Week: Mirror, Mirror

Written by | April 26th, 2013

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There are a lot of beautiful sights in nature — colorful flowers, lush forests, glowing sunsets — but as this duck has learned, sometimes the most beautiful things are right in from of your face! We adore this photograph by Flickr photographer Rich Seeley of this curious Mandarin.

Nature Photo of the Week: A Game of Jenga

Written by | April 18th, 2013

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Who’s up for a game of Jenga? We’re having a little fun with our Nature Photo of the Week. Robert Park Photography captured this spectacular image of Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park at sunrise — careful, no one move!

Nature Photo of the Week: Larches Reflected

Written by | April 12th, 2013

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Take a mirrored lake, add in fiery orange larches, a vivid blue sky and and you’ve got yourself the perfect formula for a stunning photograph. Thanks to Flickr photographer mountains43 for sharing this photo through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group.

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