Tag Archive: eco

Impure Photography – Photographer uses chemical pollutants to manipulate his images

Photographer  Brandon Seidler takes photos of contaminated sites in and around New Jersey and the Hudson River, and then takes his photographic negatives and soaks them in the very same chemicals found to be polluting  the… Continue reading

The Smog Free Tower : world’s largest air-purifier

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde worked with scientist Bob Ursem and European Nano Solutions to create the Smog Free Tower. After launching a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund what he describes as “the largest… Continue reading

The Ubari lakes

The Ubari Lakes are a group of about 20 lakes, set amidst magnificent sand dunes and palm fringed oases in the Fezzan region of southwestern Libya. The lakes were once one big lake… Continue reading

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

World’s biggest bird nests

Photo: Jofie Lamprecht The nests of social weaver birds are believed to be the largest birds’ nests in the world. Other than providing a hiding place from predators, the gigantic communal nests are… Continue reading

Rainbow Eucalyptus

Photo: Allpe Engineering and Environment Eucalyptus deglupta, commonly known as the rainbow eucalyptus, is cultivated as an ornamental tree, for planting in tropical and subtropical climate gardens and parks. The unique multi-hued bark… 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