This week’s Green Wings Award goes to this helpful bear straightening out a fallen traffic cone. When the video clip first begins, one might assume that the cone is about to be a chew toy or thrown down the hill… but instead, the bear believes in safety first! Source unknown. Please feel free to contact […]
At first glance you might consider this oily sheen reflecting the colors an environmental problem, but it is actually a natural phenomenon that occurs in wetlands and marsh. The oil is produced by microbes in the water and we tend to see it when it becomes concentrated, as it does in these isolated pockets.
This adorable cartoon of a creature is too cute to be real, right? The “leaf sheep” is actually the Costasiella kuroshimae, a species of sacoglossan sea slug which can be found near Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines. With feelers that look like ears and a vibrant leaf-like body, the leaf sheep is our adorable image […]
Absolutely beautiful and rare Coyamito Agate from Chihuahua, Mexico, which is the only place in the world they are found! The formation of Agate is most often from deposition of layers of silica filling voids in volcanic vesicles or other cavities. The layers form in stages with some of new layers providing an alternating color.
Here is something that will put a smile on your face before the weekend. Here we have two endangered golden monkeys giving each other a hug. As a bonus, turn up your sound for some cuteness overload. We just had to give these adorable hugging monkeys our Green Wings Award of the week! Source unknown. […]
Taken on Coomeenole Beach in West Kerry, Ireland, photographer Ger Kelliher captured this high-speed photograph of sea foam that looks like a marbleized sculpture or some delicious whipped cream topping.
We are so grateful to our Biofriendly Planet readers as someone reached out and let us know that this image was taken by photographer Zach Cooley. We couldn’t help but marvel at this stunning photo of a seemingly omniscient eye watching over Earth, which was achieved over two nights of single shots and double exposures. […]
As we continue into the fall, the Marbled Orb-weaver (Araneus marmoreus) is the perfect example of nature’s autumnal color palette. This species of spider is sometimes called the pumpkin spider and for good reason. This plump arachnid is found throughout all of Canada to Alaska, the northern Rockies, from North Dakota to Texas, and then east to the Atlantic, as […]
For this Image of the Day we tried something a little different with a video clip of this helpful tortoise coming to the rescue of another tortoise in quite an upside-down situation. Watching this adorable moment is an important reminder of how much we need to help each other just like these two tortoises. That’s […]
Taken in French Polynesia, photographer Emmett Sparling discovered this magnificent palm tree that appears as though it might take a dip in the water as it reaches out from the rest.