Nature / Features Filter
  1. The Power of One: Cleaning Up the Coastline, One Person at a Time, with Barrel Bag

    Environmental activist and teen founder Tucker Grooms created his nonprofit, Barrel Bag, to make it easier for people to clean up trash at the beach. His website has grown into the online hub of the organization.

    Business
    Barrel Bag founder Tucker Grooms at Stinson Beach, CA. Photo by Drew Bird Photo.
  2. Choosing a Color Palette? It’s For the Birds (Literally!)

    Dithering over what colors to use for your new website? Take a screen break and go for a walk — nature has a beautiful selection of pre-made color palettes waiting for you.

    Design
  3. Scenes of Springtime and Sakura from Celia in Tokyo

    Teacher and expat blogger Celia chases the cherry blossoms this spring in Tokyo.

    Exploration
    All images courtesy of Celia in Tokyo
  4. The Pattern of a Writer’s Life in the Slow Turn of Seasons

    Get inspired by Andrea Stephenson’s musings on the writer’s life and the changing of seasons.

    Inspiration
    Photo via Harvesting Hecate
  5. 10,000 Kilometers: Quintin Lake on Walking and Photographing Britain’s Coastline

    Photographer Quintin Lake is walking and blogging his way around the coast of Britain.

    Architecture
    Venus above camp at Penbwchdy, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Glow from Ireland across the sea. Photograph by Quintin Lake.
  6. 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.

  7. From Trail to Peak: The Outdoor Adventures of Drew Robinson

    Outdoor explorer Drew Robinson shares his adventures and trekking resources on his website, Trail to Peak.

    Exploration
    On the John Muir Trail: Grouse Meadows to Marjorie Lake. All photos courtesy of Trail to Peak.
  8. A New Hope: Gaia Vince on Human Resilience and Our Fragile Planet

    Award-winning environmental writer Gaia Vince talks about the human impact on the planet — and what we must do to ensure our survival as a species.

    Environment