Frozen methane

Lake Baikal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Russia, is the world’s largest (by volume), oldest, and deepest lake, containing over 20% of the world’s fresh water. The lake is also a vast storehouse of frozen methane bubbles.

Peace and quiet

If you stare at this photo for a moment, you can almost experience the calm stillness of this solitary duck swimming across Blessington Lakes in Ireland.

Tree of life

An aerial photo of Lake Cakora in New South Wales, Australia by photographer Derry Moroney that strongly resembles a tree. The water is soaked by tea tree oils, which gives it the vibrant brown color.

Mist off the River

Mist off the Lake

Mist rises off of the Yellowstone river in Hayden Valley.  

Breaking the Ice

Breaking the Ice

When the level of the is high, then the winter cold, this can happen. Amazingly enough, there are plants that have evolved to survive it.

Fantastic Forest Reflection

Fantastic Forest Reflection

The color of this forest combined with its reflection in the lake makes for a photo that would really work as the cover of a fantasy novel.

Frozen Waves, Biofriendly Image of the Day

Frozen Waves

Today’s Biofriendly image features what looks like frozen waves. Called ‘Ice Sculptures In the Making’ by photographer Béatrice Karjalainen, this image shows the slow freeze of water as it is pushed from the lake to the shore. It’s interesting how the constant flow of the tide make a similar shape whether with liquid water or frozen.