Climate change is not only here to stay, but we’re now getting regular reminders of that fact. Freak weather events such as heatwaves, forest fires, storms and floods are becoming more frequent even in our northern European climate. In fact, we have one of the hottest summers on record happening right now. It all adds […]
Hiking offers numerous benefits, including lowered risk of heart disease, weight control, improved blood pressure, strength, balance, mental health, and more. It’s a wonderful way to connect not only with our inner selves, but also with nature. Since Mother Nature gives so much, the least we can do is treat our surroundings with respect and […]
The assertion that we are in danger of losing touch with nature is not exactly groundbreaking stuff. More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, with hectic lifestyles in performance-driven economies making us ever more stressed, anxious and ill. Not only are we struggling to switch off and recharge, but also we […]
Originally constructed in 1930, the Choluteca bridge in Honduras was rebuilt in 1996 with some of the best architectural minds in the world to make sure it could withstand any hurricane. Sure enough in 1998, Hurricane Mitch hit hard and the bridge survived but Mother Nature decided to reroute the river.
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 […]
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. […]
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.