Deadly Lake Waters Turn Birds to Stone

Deadly Lake Waters Turn Birds to Stone

Tanzania’s Lake Natron takes its name from the naturally occurring mix of chemicals it contains: mainly sodium carbonate decahydrate (soda ash) and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). The lake is fed by mineral hot springs and a river, but no water flows out except through evaporation. Continue reading »

This Photographer Tied A Model Up In Shark-Infested Waters And It Was More Beautiful Than Scary

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This picture taken by photographer Benjamin Von Wong features a woman tied down next to live sharks. Von Wong took the photos because he wanted to raise awareness about shark sanctuaries and the beauty of these misunderstood creatures. Continue reading »

Would You Swim In Rio De Janeiro’s Polluted Waters?

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A sofa floats in the polluted waters of Jacarepagua Lagoon, during a press tour in Rio de Janeiro, March 9, 2015. A press tour was organised by biologist Mario Moscatelli, to call attention to pollution on the waters of the lagoons which surround the Rio 2016 Olympic Park. (Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)
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Shipwrecks Visible In Clear Lake Michigan Waters

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Wreck of the James McBride, which ran aground Oct. 19, 1857, during a storm. A Coast Guard helicopter crew in northern Michigan captured several images of shipwrecks visible through the water of Lake Michigan along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore now that the ice has melted. Continue reading »

Serene Waters of Hawaii

Serene Waters of Hawaii

Amazingly every wave produces different textures from the last – from powerful blasts rushing over calmer water to gentle waves splashing together. Photographer Bryce Groark, is no stranger to the fascinating waves having lived on the island for 13 years and becoming inspired by other photographers snapping the water. But ironically after trying it for himself, he was drawn to those images where he missed the crest of the wave and instead preferred the ones where the wave had already crashed. Continue reading »

Flying Over the Frozen Waters

Flying Over the Frozen Waters

A lorry and cars travel on a road over the ice-covered Vistula river near the village of Kiezmark. Photographer Kacper Kowalski took this image from a paraglider (Kacper Kowalski/Panos)

Runaway Animals: Thailand’s Wild Flee as Flood Waters Invade Their Haven

Runaway Animals: Thailand's Wild Flee as Flood Waters Invade Their Haven

Zebras walk through the flood waters at the Safari World wildlife park in Bangkok, on November 2, 2011. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj) Continue reading »

Google Street View Hits the Open Waters to Share Environment in the Amazon

Google Street View Hits the Open Waters to Share Environment in the Amazon

Google team members sail a boat with a 360-degree camera system mounted on its top to record the “Street View for the Amazon” on the Negro River, around Tumbira Community, Amazonas State, on August 17. In partnership with Brazil’s Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), Google’s Street View for the Amazon project will capture 360-degree imagery of the Amazon’s Negro River and the adjacent communities to share the environment and local culture with the world. (Evaristo Sa / AFP – Getty Images) Continue reading »