Don’t trip out, dude. It’s just the pied mossy frog. A king of camouflage in the evergreen rainforests of Asia, this dank froggy was photographed by Joel Sartore at the Houston Zoo.
Medieval Monsters, a film by Oliver Mueller.
Due to ongoing devastation from the Syrian Civil War, the first request for withdrawal of seeds suited for dry regions has been made to the Global Seed Vault on the arctic Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.
By looks and brand experience we can tell you that this Reclaimed Wool Snap-T Pullover from Patagonia will keep you happy through the Eastern Fall and Coastal California Winter.
The number of trees per person in the world. There’s an estimated 3.04 trillion trees on the entire planet.
Pictured: Adansonia grandidieri, Madagascar
A hike through the Haleakalā Crater on the island of Maui is like nothing else in this world. Voyaging over volcanic sands into the center of the dormant beast, you enter a wilderness area containing a range of ecosystems and terrain that stimulate your eyes and challenge your endurance. From an extraplanetary landscape scattered with the Seuss-like silversword, to a seemingly endless cinder desert pierced with jagged volcanic rocks, you can easily trick yourself into thinking that you’re on the Road to Mordor. And it’s just then—when you start looking over your shoulder for Gollum—that you traverse down into native shrubland and life seems possible again. Here, 11 miles worth of pictures.
‘Deep Blue’ is a 20-foot long, 50-year old pregnant Great White shark who’s just waiting to eat you. New footage of the blimp-like predator mom was released by shark researcher Mauricio Hoyos Padilla a couple days ago to bring media focus onto the protection and conservation efforts surrounding the great whites as they come to Mexico’s Guadalupe Island to feed on the large population of elephant seals. Sounds great and all but, who’s saving the elephant seals? We gotta love each creature the same, right?
Sitting 50 miles south of Cuba, this coral garden is one of the healthiest reefs in the Caribbean.
Cool out with these photos of receding glaciers in the Prince William Sound in Alaska.
The Blue Marble, photographed from NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR).