Two stunning images captured in the waters of Shetland have been chosen as finalists in a prestigious underwater photography competition.
The great outdoors: Nestling on Scotland’s east coast, towering Californian trees create a spectacular wildlife wonderland
I went for a walk in the woods in the first week of the year. Down by the quiet place where I park my car there is, improbably, a scattering of giant sequoias, the spellbinding, sky-tending redwoods of the High Sierra of the Californian West.
These stunning images are among the winners in the prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition for 2019.
Juniper, a rare conifer which is used to flavour gin, is making a comeback in southern England with the help of a conservation rescue mission, Plantlife has said.
The afternoon sunlight had a quality. Here and there it shone directly on to the trunks of the trees, or through the slowly-thinning canopies of hundreds of oaks and their sporadic underlings, the rowans and the hollies.
Snow in summer, drifting down from the north-facing flanks of the western end of the Ochil Hills, the slopes aglow in warm evening sunlight and shining green as emeralds.
Every year I eagerly anticipate one of nature’s important rituals. And every year it consumes me more.
A sharp winter’s night in the Cairngorms National Park, and I am sitting in Kincraig Village Hall. It is bursting at the seams, the atmosphere electric.
Scientists have saved one of the rarest trees in the world from extinction after it was added to a global list of threatened plants.
House sparrows appear to be staging something of a comeback after suffering major declines, the Big Garden Birdwatch suggests.
GALLERY: National Geographic editors reveal top picks from travel photography competition early entries
National Geographic have revealed their editors' top picks from early entries to their annual travel photography competition.