BBC wildlife filmmakers are the first to acknowledge that nature can be harsh. But the general wisdom of these filmmakers, photographers, and researchers is that humans should not interfere with the natural order. During a filming session in Antarctica, however, their abilities were tested when they found penguins stranded at the bottom of an icy valley.
A new interactive collage called British & Exotic Mineralogy encourages users to explore 718 minerals through the illustrations of James...
The International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition has announced its winners for the 2020 Macro Art photography contest.
Much of a garden's lifecycle passes quietly beneath our noses. Story of Flowers is an animated film by Azuma Makoto which celebrates the subtle drama of insects, roots, and plant growth. The video transforms nature into a work of art. Makoto, a flower artist, creates massive floral sculptures which are placed into scenes of daily life in Japan. His photography and videography allow these sculptures to come to life through their interaction with the community.
If you're hiking in the woods and you come across a bear, what do you do?
On a September day in South Africa, Margaret Neville made a fascinating discovery in her back garden.
While cherry blossom season marks the beginning of spring in Japan, there’s an equally beautiful natural phenomenon that happens in the summer. Beginning in June, Hime-hotaru fireflies illuminate the forests in a breathtaking display that looks just like a star-studded night sky. Japanese photographer and CG artist Yutaka Kagaya (aka KAGAYA) recently captured this otherworldly occasion with a stunning photo of fireflies dancing around a field of hydrangeas at night.
Not far outside of Kyoto, there are immense cedar forests planted along the hills.
Photographer Kelvin Hudson came across a magical sight that would typically be reserved for a fairytale.
Created by electrical discharges high above thunderstorm clouds, red sprites are a surreal sight to behold. These red-orange flashes in the sky almost seem like fireworks, but are actually caused by discharges of positive lightning. Though they can be hard to catch, photographer Paul M. Smith has dedicated his career to hunting them down.
We humans owe a great deal of gratitude to bees.
Of all the varieties of plants in the world, succulents have to be one of the most playful.