Category Archive: eco

Flower Turns Transparent in the Rain

Diphylleia grayi also known as the skeleton flower. native to moist wooded mountainsides in colder regions of China and Japan, has petals that turn transparent with the rain. Blooming from mid-spring to early-summer,… Continue reading

Toxic beauty – Stunning photos of village flooded by a toxic lake

Photo credit Geamana is an abandoned village in Romania. The place makes for some intriguing pictures but it has a very sad story. In 1978 the communist regime forced the inhabitants of Geamana… Continue reading

Ghoramara – On The Shore of a Vanishing Island

The island of Ghoramara is located on a delta region in West Bengal, India. A rise in sea levels has washed away more than 50% of Ghoramara island since the 1980s, prompting two-thirds… Continue reading

The Monkey Orchid

Image: Columbus GV Team These rare primate-esque flowers are formally known as Dracula simia. They  only grow in the cloud forests of southeastern Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1,000-2,000 meters on the… Continue reading

The Bizzare Landscape of Socotra Island

Photo: Mark W. Moffett An island off the coast of Yemen in the Indian Ocean, Socotra is home to hundreds of plants found nowhere else on earth like the Dragon’s Blood Tree and… Continue reading

The Floating Forest

Photo: Bruce Hood The SS Ayrfield (originally launched as SS Corrimal) was built in 1911. During World War II was used to transport supplies to American troops in the Pacific. It was sold in… Continue reading

B & W Documentary Photography by Gustavo Jononovich

A series of Photography on oil pollution in the Ecuadorian jungle by Argentinian photographer Gustavo Jononovich. Richland is his long-term documentary project  about the over-exploitation of the natural resources in Latin America and the… Continue reading

Photography – Unique Forests

Crooked Forest, Poland This grove of approximately 400 pines was planted around 1930, when its location was still within the German province of Pomerania. It is generally believed that some form of human… Continue reading

Human Nests by Jayson Fann

Artist Jayson Fann is a California resident who creates spirit nests for humans and helps to run the amazing Big Sur Spirit Garden along the Pacific Coast. Each nest is an interactive and… Continue reading