Alex Johnson

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Mediterranean modern: the first house from architect Lydia Xynogala

Responding to the sloping coastline of the Greek island of Skiathos via form and elevation, Achladies House is a modern evolution of Mediterranean architecture and Greek craftsmanship. Conceived as a summer holiday home, architect Lydia Xynogala created three volumes – a master suite, communal area …


AD Classics: Roman Pantheon / Emperor Hadrian

Locked within Rome’s labyrinthine maze of narrow streets stands one of the most renowned buildings in the history of architecture. Built at the …

Gardening 101: Totem Pole Cactus

Senita Cactus, <i>Lophocereus schottii v. monstrosus:</i> “Totem Pole Cactus”<p>If your idea of a cactus is a hostile, squatty little plant bristling with …

Baja California Peninsula

Supermoon – in pictures

Skygazers are heading to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches to witness the largest supermoon since 1948. Astronomy enthusiasts can see Earth’s satellite loom large anywhere in the world shortly after sunset – weather permitting<p>• Share your pictures of the supermoon

New York City

Could we set aside half the Earth for nature?

Renowned biologist E O Wilson wants to set aside half of the planet as protected areas for nature. But is this possible? And, if so, how would it work?<p>As of today, the only place in the universe where we are certain life exists is on our little home, the third planet from the sun. But also as of …


Witch's Cauldron


These Breathtaking Images Reveal That by Destroying Nature, We are Destroying Life Itself - One Green Planet

Creative visual campaigns can go a long way in helping to raise awareness of pressing social and environmental issues. WildAid’s “Protect the Pandas …

Ice Age

Photographer on a mission to snap portraits of 12,000 endangered animals who could disappear soon... But his real challenge might be to get the armadillo to hold the pose long enough

• <b>National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore wants to keep a record and encourage the world to preserve them</b>• <b><br>He has snapped portraits of more than</b> …

Animal pictures of the week: 4 March 2016 - Telegraph

Cute Animals

Can Liverpool's new hospital make the whole city healthier – and wealthier?

The city’s ‘ugliest building’ is undergoing an ambitious £335m redevelopment which aims to reconnect the Royal Liverpool University Hospital with both nature and its surrounding neighbourhoods<p>It has been called the “ugliest building in Liverpool”: a towering brutalist slab with near-permanent …


Green-roofed Canadian Canoe Museum will house the world’s largest collection of canoes and kayaks in Ontario

Dublin-based Heneghan Peng Architects has unveiled designs for the Canadian Canoe Museum, a serpentine green-roofed building that’s not only …

Condor Chick Has Two Mommies

The last few decades have not been kind to the California Condor—the large birds got dangerously close to extinction in 1987, due to lead poisoning …


Scarlet Ibis

Staying Alert

Bald Eagle portrait

Bull Elk During Rut

Cool and Refresing

Smaller Than a Moose

Garden wildlife in winter: in pics - Telegraph


Allium crispum (Crinkled Onion)

Golden Morning in Yosemite Valley

Con faldas y a lo loco

The campaign to make national parks relevant to millennials

WASHINGTON — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's …

National Parks

Swee Waxbill, photo taken just outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

Evening Grosbeak (male) Manitoba, Canada, 28/02/14 Canon 7D, Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L series, Canon EXTENDER EF 1.4X III ISO-400, 1/160 sec, f/8, 280mm

Czołoczub zółtooki ,White-crested Helmet-shrike (Prionops plumatus) ;Gambia 2015