Australian photographer shows us the “scared scientists”

Australian photographer shows us the “scared scientists”

Data, graphs, figures, statistics. When scientists are asked to tell what they think about the ongoing climate change, their answers can’t exclude overviews of researches and diagrams showing percentages.   Nick Bowers, Australian photographer, wanted to leave aside “cold” data, in order to catch scientists’ emotions, thoughts and concerns through a black-and-white photography series.  

Midnight sun in Alaska

Midnight sun in Alaska

[vimeo url=”http://vimeo.com/101584491″] In the days right before and after the summer solstice, i.e. the year’s longest days, the sun doesn’t set in some areas of the polar circles and the poles, but it shines even at midnight. In the boreal hemisphere, summer solstice usually is on 21 June.   There are just a few places

Everything is NOT awesome: Greenpeace’s video against Lego (and Shell)

Everything is NOT awesome: Greenpeace’s video against Lego (and Shell)

[vimeo url=”http://vimeo.com/100195272″] Recently, the environment organisation Greenpeace launched a campaign to ask Lego, the well-known Danish producer of plastic construction toys loved by both children and adults, to stop its collaboration with Shell, as well as to remove from its products the logo of the oil company that is drilling one of the world’s most

Breathtaking 360 degrees night-sky time-lapse

Breathtaking 360 degrees night-sky time-lapse

The American photographer Vincent Brady created a video of the night-sky like no other. He used 4 cameras on a cross-shaped stand, taking several snapshots of the night-sky that he later put together in order to realise an incredible 360 degrees time-lapse that brings the viewer in a surreal dimension. The music is by Brandon McCoy.

The most beautiful social and environmental pictures of the year

The most beautiful social and environmental pictures of the year

Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad is the photographer of the year, according to the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) jury, thanks to his picture In search of life. The image, chosen among 10,000 entries, shows a fireman in the attempt of finding survivors after the fire that hit a slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The video of a family of polar bears looking for sea ice

The video of a family of polar bears looking for sea ice

Polar bears need sea ice to survive. To find it, they can swim hundreds of kilometres. However, over the last few years, this research has become harder and harder due to melting ice, one of the effects of climate change due to global warming. In the video called Polar bears – The quest for sea ice a