Nature Filter
  1. Freewheeling through Rural Andalusia: The Via Verde of Seville

    See who photographer Tim Ginty meets on his 20 km bike ride through the Sierra Morena mountains in the Andalusian region of southern Spain.

    Animals
    Photo by Tim Ginty
  2. When life gives you hospital beds, find your inner balconies

    “When life gives you / hospital beds, / turn those / sunlit windows / into your / inner balconies / instead.”
     
    Christy Bharath meditates on life in India, post-surgery.

    Animals
  3. Above the Clouds

    A stroll up a Scottish mountainside rewarded Ewan Mearns with a calming, majestic view across the clouds, captured in this beautiful photo essay.

    Landscape
  4. DIY
  5. As Far as the Eye Can See: Four Bloggers, Four Landscapes

    Landscape photographers are an active group within the broader photoblogging community. Here’s work from four sites we invite you to explore.

    Landscape

    Softness and toughness come together in James Elkington's photo of Malhamdale Fields, in Yorkshire, England.

  6. The Agony and Joy of the Great Scottish Outdoors

    Beautiful and unforgiving, Scotland’s countryside offers Alex Cochrane, a travel and history blogger, a chance to savor extreme emotions and masochistic bliss.

    Essay
  7. The Nordic Light

    Get a glimpse of life and nature in Scandinavia on the photography blog of Inger and Tor Vaa Eriksen, a husband-and-wife team with a passion for the outdoors.

    Landscape
  8. Ruffwear Explored

    “Every dog is an explorer.” Ruffwear produces a line of performance dog gear. The company blog, Ruffwear Explored, publishes stories that inspire exploration for outdoor adventurers and their human companions.

    Animals
  9. Make Wealth History

    On his blog, UK-based writer Jeremy Williams publishes on sustainability, global inequality, and the need to “use less, want less, and be more generous” to protect our planet and its inhabitants.

    Commentary
  10. All About Birds

    All About Birds is the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s complete guide to birds identification, bird behavior, and bird watching.

    Animals
    Photo by Robyn Jay (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  11. Goat Rocks Wilderness: 8 days and 80 Miles on the Pacific Crest Trail

    “With Elu by my side, I am never lonely or afraid of other people. She really is the best adventure buddy.” On the blog of Ruffwear, writer Tenley Lozano recounts her experience backpacking with her dog, Elu, on the Pacific Crest Trail.

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    Photo by Tenley Lozano
  12. Stephen Hung Photography

    The world through the lens of Stephen Hung, a retired engineer turned nature lover and photographer, is a beautiful and dramatic place.

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  13. Animals
  14. UP Nature Photography

    Estonian photographer Urmo Parts’ nature photography is awash in saturated color and stunning detail. “The person who presses the shutter makes the picture, not the gear.”

    Landscape
  15. Jail Birds

    In her first published piece, Marcia Weber recalls bird-watching during her time in the county jail: “A red-tailed hawk soared above the fray, glinting sun from its tail, a visual reminder of freedom.”

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    Photo by Josh Henderson (CC BY-SA 2.0)