In the desert landscape of northeastern Saudia Arabia you will find Qasr al-Farid aka “The Lonely Castle”. And it is literally carve out of stone.
Despite all of these priceless ecological, economic, social and health benefits, global deforestation continues at an alarming rate – 13 million hectares of forest are destroyed annually. Deforestation accounts for 12 to 20 percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
This is the seed of Erodium cicutarium (stork’s bill or filaree) which upon having contact with water will bore or drill itself into the ground in order for the seed to sprout. Watch closely...
A blind man named Jia Haixia and his friend, a double amputee with no arms named Jia Wenqi, have spent more than 10 years replanting trees to revive the once-barren environment around Yeli Village in northeastern China. There can be no excuse for us not doing things when these two do so much with so little.
Spanish artist Javier Riera is turning organic forms into superb surreal, geometric structures. The effect is quite striking.
Sarek National Park is a national treasure of Sweden and the oldest national park in Europe.