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Nature in the Camp

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Many Syrian refugees, fleeing the war in their home country, are living in Kawergosk Camp near the city of Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan.

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- Jan 17, 2018
Things We Don’t See in the Woods

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I began my photographic journey around the age of 14, when my parents gave me a 120 Yashika camera. I was fascinated to see the upside-down image on the ground glass, and even more astounded when the prints…

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- Dec 13, 2017
Waking up to Vancouver Island's Diversity

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From untouched white sand beaches to dense forests full of wildlife, Vancouver Island off the west coast of British Columbia in Canada offers an incredible display of biodiversity and the experience of…

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- Nov 22, 2017
Everyday Extinction: Q&A with Sean Gallagher

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As extinction quietly steals earth’s species, photographer and filmmaker Sean Gallagher is tapping into the popularity of social media to bring global attention to the crisis.

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- Nov 01, 2017
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

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As part of an ongoing project, Erika Zambello is visiting all National Estuarine Research Reserves in the continental United States. Established by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),…

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- Apr 25, 2017
Connecting with Biodiversity Using Macro Photography

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In a  2013 article published by American Entomologist, a trio of authors contemplated the importance of macro photography in documenting biodiversity. In their abstract, they summarize: "Digital macrophotography…

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- Apr 10, 2017
The Matter of Life and Death

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As a lifelong photographer and multi-disciplinary artist, I am repeatedly drawn to the harsh beauty of the elemental transformations that occur in our everyday lives. I have photographed birth, death,…

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- Feb 10, 2016
Sculpting Nature: Memories in Stone

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Statues are ubiquitous; they stand watch in front of government buildings, adorn city towers, and are monuments to what we humans hold in high esteem. While many sculptures are a testament to our history…

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- Nov 04, 2013
Unnatural in Nature

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In today’s society, so many of us are unaware of the human footprint we leave on this planet. Throughout this photo essay, American University student Ross Honig tries to create simple snapshots of the…

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- Oct 21, 2013
Urban Wild: Getting Outside In the City

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The relationship overlooked most in today’s modern culture is that between humans and the basic, natural environment. We all seek to reconcile this separation in various ways. We have the power to shut…

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- Oct 07, 2013
Backyard Wildlife

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Join American University student Keiran Snow-Dawson as he goes in search of the wildlife that lives in his own backyard. In this photo essay, he illustrates that even in urban areas, wildlife can be abundant.…

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- Sep 30, 2013
Outsider Nature Art Photography

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If Rock|Stone speaks – what does it say? These fine-art, photographic, naturally-sculpted works, which underscore the magic and fluidity of perception, were chosen for inclusion in a pioneering 2010 publication.…

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- Sep 07, 2013