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Here’s a 4K Flow Motion Timelapse of an African Safari

Time-lapse photography artist Tyler Fairbank just released this beautiful 3-minute short film titled <i>Safari Botswana</i>. It’s a 4K “flow motion” …

Time-lapse Photography

Wildlife photographer of the year people's choice award - in pictures

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>The Natural History Museum has chosen 24 of the best images from its Wildlife photographer of the year competition shortlist. Members of the public can vote for their favourite by 5 February 2018<p>Pool party by Luke Massey, UK

Wildlife

Pack of Female Wolves Destroys Enemy Intruder in Brutal Fight (Video)

Moms are fierce — especially when they're wolves.<p>In a dramatic new video from an upcoming PBS documentary on Arctic wolves, a pack of female wolves …

20 Top Photos from the 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Need a laugh? The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has announced its finalists for 2017. The contest injects humor into the world of wildlife …

Polar bears aren't actually white, and sometimes they can turn green

Polar bears aren't actually white. Their color is determined by the lighting and climate of their surroundings. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Polar bears aren't actually white.Turns out, they can come in all sorts of colors: yellow, gray, orange, and even green. That's because polar bear …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Lion cubs at play, the world’s oldest known giant tortoise and a mountain hare are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Today Is Steve Irwin’s Son’s 14th Birthday! He’s Already An Award Winning Photographer And His Photos Show Why

Australian zookeeper and conservationist Steve Irwin was killed by a stingray in 2006, but his wild soul lives on in his son Robert. Today, the boy …

Photography

The Wisdom of Trees: Walt Whitman on What Our Silent Friends Teach Us About Being Rather Than Seeming

A supreme lesson in authenticity from a being “so innocent and harmless, yet so savage.”<p><i>“When we have learned how to listen to trees,”</i> Hermann Hesse wrote in his lyrical love letter to our arboreal companions, <i>“then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an</i> …

Literature

Six Dolomitic Destinations a Landscaper Couldn't (And Shouldn't) Miss

Six Dolomitic Destinations a Landscaper Couldn’t (And Shouldn’t) Miss<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 4 Ratings<p>October 6, 2017 By Isabella Tabacchi<p>Six Dolomitic …

Inspirational Friday: Seascape & Wave Photography

The weekend has arrived which means that it’s time for another Inspirational Friday. This week we’re looking at 15 photographs of seascapes and …

Landscape Photography

12 Amazing Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

<b>Contest closes November 17, 2017</b>National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year …

The best wildlife photography of the year (so far)

The world's tropical forests now emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined

Scientists have a wake-up call for the world.<p>Tropical forests are now a threat in our fight against climate change. They emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined, according to a study recently published in Science. This wasn't always the case.<p>After all, trees absorb CO2 from the …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A rare rhinoceros under constant protection, an albino orangutan, and protected pandas are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Pictures of the Week 9.14.17

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These photos just won the Bird Photographer of the Year Awards 2017

<b>This year’s Bird Photographer of the Year Awards have left us with spectacular images of our amazing natural world.</b><p>It is now the second year of this …

Nature Photography

Spectacular Northern Light display illuminates Finnish sky | Reuters

(Reuters) - Green, purple, pink and yellow lights danced across the sky in striking aurora displays over northern Finland early on Friday.<p>Travel magazine ‘All About Lapland’ posted a video on social media of the impressive light show seen from Pallas, in the Muonio region, adding it had rarely seen …

Northern Lights

Weather Photographer of the Year 2017: See the 48 stunning images that made the shortlist

The Royal Meteorological Society and The Royal Photographic Society have announced the shortlist for the 2017 Weather Photographer of the Year.<p>The …

Top 100 Nature Photography Blogs & Websites By Nature Photographers

Los Angeles, CA <b>About Blog</b> Outdoor Photographer is the ultimate guide to nature, wildlife, travel and adventure sports photography, featuring the work …

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

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Juno Shatters Scientists' Jupiter Theories in Just 365 Days

Last July 4th, NASA's Juno spacecraft slowed its record breaking pace just enough to get caught in the pull of Jupiter's gravity. (The timing, …

Astronomy

'Hello, Is This Planet Earth?': Amazing Earth Views by Tim Peake (Gallery)

The Andes<p>Credit: European Space Agency<p>British astronaut Tim Peake snapped this view of the Andes during his stay on the International Space Station. …

5 pages from 'The Art of the Deal' that explain exactly what Trump's doing

President Trump has called his 1987 book, <i>The Art of The Deal</i>, the best selling business book of all time. Unsurprisingly, that is not true.<p>What is …

One of the world's leading credit-rating agencies thinks Trump could be a disaster for the global economy

In a report on Friday, Fitch said the uncertainty of Trump's economic policies, as well as his penchant for protectionist trade policies, posed a risk not only to sovereign bonds but to overall economic conditions as well.<p>"The Trump Administration represents a risk to international economic …

Women Turn Out in Force Around the World: Pictures

America’s Rudest Cities 2016

Whether they’re giving you side-eye or waving a foam finger in your face, some cities can’t seem to break the ice with travelers.<p>Fair or not, locals …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Is This America's Most Sustainable Community? | Smart Cities Dive

Walkability. High density. Nature preservation. Agriculture. Energy efficiency and green buildings. These aspects of urban living don't come to mind …