Alpaca of the sea

Approximately 2 inches long, the Nembrotha cristata feed on jellyfish and absorb the venom in the stingers, so their bright neon colors are meant to warn predators that they are poisonous.

Front row

An active volcano viewed by two tiny silhouettes in Fagradalsfjall, Iceland by photographer Signefotar.

Night + Day

A cloud separates the day from night perfectly.

Skip the plastic bag | Tuesday Tip

It’s always best to bring your own reusable bag and avoid plastic altogether. For hungry sea turtles, it’s nearly impossible to distinguish between jellyfish and floating plastic shopping bags.

Oystercatcher

The American Oystercatcher survives almost exclusively on shellfish, but what a name to live up to if they are lousy at oystercatching! Because of this specialized diet, they only live in a small ecological zone of salt-marshes and barrier beaches.

Li’l canyon

Imagine how this tiny stream splitting the valley in Marcapomacocha in the Peruvian Andes will grow up to be a mighty canyon one day.

Webbed tree

The knotted branches of Strangler Fig tree (also known as Spider’s Web tree) taken in Nanning, Guangxi, China. 

Connect with nature | Tuesday Tip

Try growing flowers or vegetables, or get a bird feeder or if planting isn’t your thing. You can even connect to nature through stories, art and cinema.

Good morning

A cute silver fox gets right underneath the parent’s snout in this candid photograph by Tin Man Lee which won the Wildlife Category of Nature’s Best Photography in the 2018 Windland Awards.

Ghost fungi

The Omphalotus nidiformis, also known as the Ghost fungus, is found in Australia and mostly known for it’s bioluminescent properties.