October 25, 2018

NASA Discovers Incredibly Rectangular Iceberg in Antarctica

Looking like a carefully chiseled ice sculpture, an oddly rectangular iceberg in Antarctica made waves when a photo of it was tweeted out by NASA. The incredible formation, which shows just how precise nature can be, was photographed by Operation IceBridge senior support scientist Jeremy Harbeck during a routine survey of the area. Operation IceBridge began in 2009 and is an ongoing mission to monitor changes in polar ice.

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October 3, 2018

Stunning Winners of the 2018 Environmental Photographer of the Year Contest

The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition awards those who use their creative voices to document the state of the planet. The 2018 contest saw entries from 89 countries. In the end, five photographers were selected as winners for their powerful storytelling abilities and high-quality technique. The annual contest is run by The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), a leading independent Chartered professional body for water and environment professionals.

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July 10, 2018

Incredible Bioluminescent Sea Sparkles Cause a Glowing Shore in Wales

No, your eyes are not deceiving you. The glowing sea isn’t the result of Photoshop, but some of nature’s smallest organisms. Captured off the coast of North Wales by photographer Kris Williams, the phenomenon is caused by bioluminescent plankton. Though typically found in the warm waters of the Caribbean or Southeast Asia, the glow is a defense mechanism that Williams first spotted at Penmon Point beach on the island Anglesey a few weeks ago.

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June 18, 2018

Hypnotic Cinemagraphs Capture the Powerful Pulse of Ocean Waves

Oceans are often referred to as the heart of our planet. Like a heartbeat, the powerful pulse of ocean waves loop continuously in a cycle of swells, surges, crests, and breaks. Cinematographer Armand Dijcks captured these majestic movements in his recent collaboration with award-winning photographer Ray Collins, whose still images of textural seascapes have been transformed into a series of hypnotic cinemagraphs titled Elemental.

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