PLANET EARTH NEWSLETTER blog

This blog is all about the 31 photography groups on Flickr. A wide range of photography is covered in these groupau.jpgs.

This blog is dedicated to these groups and will cover contest results, featured

photographers, b/w, videos, landscapes, flowers, macro world, sunrise, sunsets, architecture, hdr, mountains, sepia, transportation, and much more.

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) — SEPIA PHOTOGRAPHY — PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE group

PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE group has over 3,700 members and over 150,000 photos.

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Angelina Jolie says respect for human rights key to Syria peace.

Almost seven years since the start of the conflict, more than 6 million people remain displaced inside Syria and a further 5.48 million have fled to other countries in the region, creating the biggest refugee crisis since the end of the second world war.

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alexinatempaJohn KocijanskiSARK S-Wl4tsValt3r Rav3ra – DEVOted! Sepia Sky

GERMANY, rund um das Kloster Bebenhausen, 76227/10148

Still-life with wash bowl

Paul de Ferry de la Bellonne 19-04-1916 au front - on the front of war

View over the Bavarian Forest

GREENPEACE — NEW ZEALAND –PLASTIC FREE NEW ZEALAND — PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES group

PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES has over 1,000 members and over 41,000 photos and videos. 

PLASTIC FREE NEW ZEALAND

Let’s end plastic pollution in Aotearoa

Be part of the movement to end the plastic crisis in New Zealand. From banning our plastic waste being exported out of sight, to pushing the Government to come up with a real plan for this problem – there are heaps of things you can do to get involved in the campaign.

A MUST SEE VIDEO PLEASE CK. IT OUT

Sign on now to get the Government to adopt a national strategy to eliminate plastic pollution in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The world is in a plastic pollution crisis. In New Zealand and globally, our oceans have become choked with single use plastics such as bags, bottles, straws and other packaging. These items – used for just a tiny window of time on land – go on to wreak havoc in the marine environment, putting our precious ocean life at risk.

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tango-Boris (architectural photography)Helmut ReicheltRafael Gomez – http://micamara.esRNRobert

 

 

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BIRD OF THE WEEK — BARN SWALLOW — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Greenpeace * United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group has over 1,500 members and over 101,000 photos and videos. 

BIRD OF THE WEEK

BARN SWALLOW

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hirundo rustica 
POPULATION: 41 million (Americas), 190 million (world)
TREND: Decreasing 
HABITAT: Breeds in open country including pastures, meadows, and farmland, often near water. Winters in a variety of open habitats.

No bird in North America is better known as a welcome companion and a useful friend to the farmer, as it courses  about the barnyard in pursuit of the troublesome insects that annoy both man and beast.

The Barn Swallow seems to benefit from life around people, as long as its prey remains abundant. The species is found around the world, as are the Short-eared OwlGolden EagleDunlin, and a handful of other bird species.

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DansPhotoArtHawkeye2011DiegojacklittlebiddleS C photos
Desert hummingbird

Pheasant

2019-01-24 House Finch (1024x680)

Goldcrest

Guianan Cock-of-the-rock

Sunday Photo Magazine — 3/17/2019

All PLANET EARTH groups supports: GREENPEACE

Let's create the biggest sanctuary on Earth

More and more people within and outside of the tuna industry are finally realizing that their business depends on sustaining fish populations. To truly transform an industry riddled with ocean destruction and labor abuse, Thai Union and its global brands like Chicken of the Sea must stand up and fight for real reform in the industry.

They must stop using poorly regulated and destructive fishing methods that needlessly kill vulnerable marine wildlife. No one wants to buy tuna with a side of sea turtle or shark.

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PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY 4,481 members
O Campanário de São Marcos, Veneza, Itália.
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View of skyline of Aventura, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS 806 members
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PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE 316 members
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Flatid Planthopper Nymph (Phromnia intacta, Flatidae)
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Trains du Lugano Cadro Dino (Suisse)
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BIRD CONSERVATION — Will Federal Policies Doom the Sage-Grouse to Extinction? — PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

Greenpeace * United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) * American Bird Conservancy

PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES has 1,000 members and over 41,000 photos and videos.

Wildlife experts concluded in 2015 that the Greater Sage-Grouse, an iconic bird of the West, did not require listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), thanks to then-new federal management plans with added conservation requirements. Many conservation groups, including American Bird Conservancy, supported the monumental process leading up to these plansand the decision not to list this species under these circumstances.

Greater Sage-Grouse. Photo by Pat Gaines/Flickr

As it turned out, had the beleaguered bird been listed in 2015, we wouldn’t now be watching years of effort to save the Greater Sage-Grouse be washed away almost overnight. The many promises to conserve the grouse and its habitat are now purposefully being abandoned as the federal agencies are on the verge of finalizing new plans that remove essential safeguards.

Top Contributors

tango-Boris (architectural photography)Helmut ReicheltRafael Gomez – http://micamara.esRNRobert
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shadows and gold