With shiny, iridescent berries that look like little Christmas ornaments, Pollia condensata takes home the title of the brightest living matter in the world. Also known as the marble berry, this fascinating perennial plant grows in the forests of Central Africa. Growing up to 3 feet tall, the plant sprouts clusters of up to 40 electric blue berries. While iridescence isn't uncommon in the animal world—thinking of butterfly wings or a beetle shell—it's extremely rare for plants.
After Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8, 2022, the Operation London Bridge plan was put into motion.
Michael Farmer was walking around his property in Costa Rica when he paused to look at something peculiar on the...
Bees bless our planet in so many extraordinary ways. They are inspiring in their work ethic and organizational skills, and who doesn't love a delicious dollop of honey? In all that they do to pollinate our plants, these special insects feel the heat of hard work as much as we do. Luckily, there are some compassionate people who are trying to keep our buzzing buddies hydrated.
Sometimes, the natural landscape can bear an uncanny resemblance to creatures in the wild–one of these curious places is off...
Over 8,000 photos were entered into the 2022 Nature TTL Photographer of the Year contest.
The perfect summer getaway looks different for everyone. While some want to explore busy metropolises, others prefer to immerse themselves in the outdoors. Well, if American nature lovers are looking for their next picturesque destination, Canada is offering free passes to their array of beautiful national parks. Destination Canada and Parks Canada are sponsoring a contest that is giving away 4,000 Parks Canada Discovery Passes (each worth $113 USD).
Green skies sound like the backdrop to a sci-fi film, not what you might see when you look out the...
When hiking among the snow peak mountains, you might not think about the dangers above.
Did you know that some crystals contain water that is millions of years old? It's actually more common than you might think. Crystals often grow in environments with water and develop at different rates. Due to this, liquid can sometimes become trapped inside the growing crystal, leaving a tell-tale air bubble visible.
Have you ever seen something in nature that made you do a double take?
We've seen some incredible storm clouds, but nothing quite like this.