Nature

November 23, 2017

25+ Garden-Themed Gifts That Are Perfect for Plant Lovers

As Christmas nears, picking the perfect presents may have you feeling stumped. If you have a plant lover in your life, however, you can nip your holiday shopping in the bud with these garden gift ideas. Featuring creative, plant-themed products, this selection of gifts is sure to please any nature enthusiast.

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October 16, 2017

Historic Panorama Archive of Pacific Northwest Used to Suppress Forest Fires

With almost half of both Oregon and Washington State's landmass covered with forests, careful management of this resourceful landscape has always been of paramount importance. And, of course, fire management has long been a duty of the Forest Service in both states. Between 1933 and 1935, the Oregon and Washington Forest Services carried out a landmark project, collecting panoramic photographs from every fire lookout in the region.

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September 29, 2017

Japanese Artist Plants Colorful Flower Landscapes to Explore Nature’s Cycle of Life and Death

Japanese artist Azuma Makoto explores the lifecycle of flowers with two incredible botanical sculptures exhibited at the Oi Futuro museum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The symbolic work evokes the Buddhist value of contemplating life and death. Viewers are encouraged to reflect on the transience of all living things, as the colorful flowers slowly decay over time.

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September 9, 2017

Photographer Travels by Boat to Capture Ghostly Photos of Greenland’s Arctic Landscape

Drawn to arctic scenery, photographer Jan Erik Waider skillfully captures the “rugged charm and pristine beauty” of Nordic nature. In his striking series, Arctic Silence, the Hamburg-based creative offers an intimate glimpse into the haunting stillness and ghostly tranquility found in Greenland's glacial landscapes. Skillfully shot from a small boat, the series is set in West Greenland's historic Disko Bay. The evocative photographs feature isolated icebergs as they float above mysterious waters and against a monochromatic sky.

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