Marbled Orb-weaver

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 […]

Nature's Color Palette

Nature’s Color Palette

A breathtaking aerial shot from above Broome, Western Australia by photographer Ryan Chatfield. Looking at the individual layers of color side-by-side gives us a glimpse at how truly magical our planet can be.

The Super Bloom of California

A super bloom is a rare desert botanical phenomenon in which a high proportion of wildflowers whose seeds have lain dormant in desert soil germinate and blossom at roughly the same time. This was taken during the California super bloom of 2019, and photographer Ryan Resatka promises: “No flowers were harmed in the making of […]

love birds

Love Birds

These two love birds earn today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day. Aren’t they sweet? I don’t know about you, but I can’t help but sit and admire their beautiful blue colors. Image by Charles Patrick Ewing | Used with permission via the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license.

Angelfish

Bright and Colorful Angelfish

Nature has a way of sometimes just taking your breath away. We feel today’s Image of the Day is one of those moments. Take a look at this amazingly colorful Angelfish. Not just a splash of color against the natural, orange coral in the ocean behind it, this beauty is a sign of life in […]