The Royal Bank of Scotland has started the new decade off right with its release of a series of banknotes deemed Fabric of Nature. With artwork featured across their fronts and backs, each bill highlights a significant Scottish woman and an indigenous species of Scottish wildlife. The series was led by the Scottish design company Nile, in partnership with O Street, Timorous Beasties, Graven, and Stuco.
Thanks to the Schmidt Ocean Institute, we’re getting a whole new perspective on life in the deep sea.
Teaching your kids about gardening and how things grow is made even more fun with an enchanting bean pole tent.
Succulents are known for having leaves shaped like cartoon bunnies, dolphins, and hearts. So the Haworthia cooperi, while not oddly shaped, takes the prize for being the most unusual variety. Sometimes called the “clear succulent,” the transparency is particularly noticeable when the sun is shining on the tiny bulbous leaves. The light makes the tops of the plants practically disappear, leaving only the base of the blue-green leaves visible.
Succulents have a reputation for being cute plants.
Venture to the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan and you’ll find a wisteria tree that’s often referred to as...
Life on Earth has once again been showcased in all its glory thanks to the BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition. Each year the event, which is run by the California Academy of Sciences, attracts top nature and wildlife photographers, who submit their best work for consideration. As ever, the level of competition is high and, this year, the grand prize went to a photo of a brave animal facing a harsh winter storm.
Each spring, California’s Antelope Valley explodes with color as vast quantities of flowers bloom.
A photograph of a hare bathed in glowing warm light won the GDT Nature Photographer of the Year contest for...
As one of the most famous—and beautiful—gardens in the world, millions of people flock to Holland’s Keukenhof every year. Gardeners work tirelessly to cultivate the 7 million bulbs that bloom each spring and prepare for the crowds that flock to take in their beauty when the garden opens to the public. However, 2020 is a year like no other.
If you follow underwater photography closely, you should be familiar with the exceptional work of Greg Lecoeur.
Each spring, locals and visitors flood parks across Japan in order to enjoy the iconic cherry blossoms.