Tag: nature photography

Nature Photo of the Week: Baby Gray Treefrog

Written by | September 26th, 2013

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Congrats to Flickr user Bob Stone for this fantastic close-up capture of a baby gray treefrog — which has been selected as our Nature Photo of the Week!

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)

The Green Buzz: Thursday, September 5

Written by | September 5th, 2013

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With a little hard work, your bird could be in kindergarten next year!

  1. Navy admits training exercises will kill hundreds of whales and dolphins. (TreeHugger)
  2. Sorry proud parents, cockatoos are smarter than your baby. (Grist)
  3. Red honey has been appearing in Utah. Luckily, it looks like there’s a simple explanation. (Fox 13)
  4. Pollutants from a chemical plant killed thousands of fish along a 19-mile stretch of river. (New York Times)
  5. PHOTOS: New book shows some of the most amazing nature photography you’ll ever see. (Guardian)

 

 

 

 

 

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: Plump Bohemian Waxwing

Written by | August 29th, 2013

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Attention bird lovers! Have you spotted a Bohemian Waxwing before? We are loving the photo of this plump guy by Flickr photographer jscott7357. What incredible detail — thanks for sharing your image through The Nature Conservancy’s Flickr group. See all of The Nature Conservancy’s featured daily nature images — submitted to the Conservancy’s Flickr group […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Colorful Finch

Written by | August 22nd, 2013

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You may want to grab your sunglasses to view our Nature Photo of the Week — the bright coloring of this Gouldian Finch is almost blinding! What incredibly vibrant colors.

Nature Photo of the Week: Bejeweled Spider Web

Written by | August 8th, 2013

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Whether you like spiders or have an aversion to all things creepy crawly, you have to admit, their webs? Pretty cool. Especially when they are bejeweled like this one! Great capture by Flickr photographer Charles Larry1.

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 […]

Nature Photo of the Week: Profile of a Fox

Written by | July 26th, 2013

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Perfectly still, perfectly poised. This red fox made for an ideal subject for Flickr photographer Bob Esbensen. Fantastic photo! Thanks 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 group by people like you — at my.nature.org. And get […]

How Fire Can Restore a Forest (TIME LAPSE VIDEO)

Written by | July 24th, 2013

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Photographer Rich Reid puts his equipment to the test documenting a controlled burn and amazing forest regrowth at Georgia’s Moody Forest Natural Area.

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