Nature

15 Unbelievable Places That Look Like They’re From Another Planet

These out-of-this-world photos will make you feel like you're on another planet. Why spend years training to be an astronaut when you explore strange new worlds right here on earth? So what if you didn't pass the last phase of the Mars One screening process! Sometimes, there might be exotic locations right under your nose - we often get bored of our own surroundings even though they might seem

Photographer Captures One of the Last Surviving Female Eagle Hunters of Mongolia

Deep within the wild, mountainous regions of Mongolia, a small group of nomads keeps the ancient art of eagle hunting alive. The traditional form of falconry involves training birds of prey to help hunt wild animals such as foxes and small hares—a powerful skill that has been handed down from father to son over thousands of years. German photographer Leo Thomas recently visited Western Mongolia

The Magical Beauty Of Looking Up At Trees In The Middle Of A Forest Capture By Photographer

Manuelo Bececco is an Italian photographer who has recently captured the silent beauty of trees in his inspiring landscape imagery. Bececco strategically used light and colour of the forests to create his artwork on the canvas of nature. The resulting photographs transform the viewers into a magical and mystical world with the play of light and shadows. Initially a landscape photographer, Becec

Life Is Returning To The Land Destroyed By Bushfires In Australia (20 Pics)

For the last few months, Australia has been tormented by natural disasters caused by extreme weather, from destructive fires worsened by drought, to flash flooding that occurred when that drought suddenly ended. While the southern states of Victoria and New South Wales aren’t out of the woods yet and many fires are still raging, photos show that life goes on in the areas that the fire already pa

Stanford Researchers Have an Exciting Plan to Tackle The Climate Emergency Worldwide

Things are pretty dire right now. Giant swaths of my country are burning as I write this, at a scale unlike anything we've ever seen. Countless animals, including koalas, are perishing along with our life-supporting greenery. People are losing homes and loved ones. These catastrophes are being replicated around the globe ever more frequently, and we know exactly what is exacerbating them. We kn

Abandoned Fishing Village in China Reclaimed by Nature

In the mouth of the Yangtze River off the eastern coast of China, a small island holds a secret haven lost to the forces of time and nature–an abandoned fishing village swallowed by dense layers of ivy slowly creeping over every brick and path. Houtou Wan Village is located on Gouqi Island, which belongs to a group of 394 islands known as the Shengsi Islands in the Zhoushan Archipelago. It’s o

30 Trees That Look Like Something Else And Will Make You Look Twice

Have you checked if you’re a pareidoliac yet? For all of you that enjoy seeing random objects in places where non exists, Bored Panda has prepared a special treat. We have compiled a list of peculiar-looking trees that appear to look like something else entirely. Turns out, while most maples and sweetgum look very similar, nature has sculpted some of them most likely just to prank our eyes. I

Magnificent Giant Tree: Sequoia in a Snowstorm

A tree-climbing scientist and his team have learned surprising new facts about giant sequoias by measuring them inch by inch. On a gentle slope above a trail junction in Sequoia National Park, about 7,000 feet above sea level in the southern Sierra Nevada, looms a very big tree. Its trunk is rusty red, thickened with deep layers of furrowed bark, and 27 feet in diameter at the base. Its footpri

12 Before-And-After Photos Of Autumn’s Beautiful Transformations

Without stopping to take a look around, we can sometimes miss the transition of our beautiful nature from summer to autumn. But just in case you’ve been watching the autumn leaves change colors, here’s a list of photos that compare various locations before and after they change into their autumn hues. Besides the nip in the air, the scarves, and the delicious autumn fruits and vegetables, t

No one has been able to capture this 3,200-year-old tree in one image before – until now

California’s redwood forests are known for their gigantic trees, but one magnificent tree in particular really stands out. On the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains stands the world’s third largest tree in terms of volume. Locals call it “The President.” “The President” is far from being the world’s tallest tree, but still, it measures 247 feet (75 m) tall. I

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