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The Phenomenon “Crown Shyness”: Trees Do Not Touch Each Other

Crown shyness (also canopy disengagement or intercrown spacing) is a phenomenon observed in some tree species, in which the crowns of fully stocked trees do not touch each other, forming a canopy with channel-like gaps. The phenomenon is most prevalent among trees of the same species, but also … Continue reading

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Amazing Drawings on Black Paper by Casey Neal

Casey Neal is a traditional artist based out of Northern Utah. He specializes in using white and black charcoal to create detailed and dramatic illustrations depicting nature. Casey spends the majority of his time working in his studio or photographing … Continue reading

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A Trip Across Ecosystems while Climbing Kilimanjaro by Laurence Hills

“The most unforgiving filming location that I have had the pleasure to visit. The film was shot over 7 days climbing to the summit of Africa’s tallest mountain and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. Walk from the rich … Continue reading

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A Stunning Split View of the Milky Way as You Have Never Seen it Before

Photographer Johannes Holzer from Krün, Germany, braved the cold to capture breath-taking shots of the milky way from a whole new perspective. To accomplish this outstanding view of the Milky Way, a mountainous landscape, and the murky depths of the Isar river … Continue reading

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New Artworks by Noel Badges Pugh

Noel Badges Pugh (previously) dabbles in scientific illustration as well as artwork with a more psychedelic perspective. Inspired by nature and dreams, all’s created with an utmost appreciation for the details and structure of each subject. instagram / website / tumblr  

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Winter’s Tale by Kilian Schönberger

  Winter’s Tale is a photo project by Kilian Schönberger. “Slowly winter is coming to an end. Time to round up the cold season. Forests and trees are among my favorite photographic subjects. Especially in Central Europe environment is changing its … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Body, Mind and Nature by Raija Jokinen

These amazing sculptural bodies made out of flax are by Finnish artist Raija Jokinen. “Visually my works are often based on body-related details, such as skin, blood vessels and nerve tracks and they intersect with the forms of roots or branches without representing either of them. I am … Continue reading

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Architectural Sculptures Made from Dandelion Fluff by Yusuke Aonuma

These architectural sculptures are made from real dandelions (tanpopo, in Japanese) by Japanese artist Yusuke Aonuma . – Aonuma begins by harvesting the dandelions and drying them (…) He then “plants” them upright in acrylic slabs to form three-dimensional geometric and architectural shapes. … Continue reading

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New Impressive Illustrations by Teagan White

Teagan White ( previously ) is a freelance designer and illustrator from Chicago, now living and working in Minnesota, where she earned her BFA in Illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design in 2012. Her work encompasses intricate drawings of flora and … Continue reading

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Adršpach-Teplice Rock Town

The Adršpach-Teplice Rocks Town is not a town built by people but an unusual set of huge rock formations in northeastern Bohemia, Czech Republic. “The rocks take the shape of pillars, columns and walls and create a fascinating labyrinth to … Continue reading

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