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.

MICROBIOLOGY — BIRD HABITAT LOSS — More than 250 bird species will benefit from a recent expansion of the Tanagers Reserve in Colombia, a country with more avian species than any other country in the world — PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD group

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD has over 1,500 members and

over 84,000 photos and videos. 

Tanagers and Pygmy-Owls

This area contains one of the highest concentrations of range-restricted species in the world. No fewer than 60 endemic species depend on the region’s wet forests. Among the birds recorded at the Tanagers Reserve are globally threatened species such as the Choco Vireo and Gold-ringed Tanager, both Endangered;  and the Cloud-forest Pygmy-owl, Black-and-gold Tanager, and Giant Antpitta, all of which are Vulnerable.

Golden-winged Warblers are specialists, requiring “young,” or early-successional, forests for breeding. Once their young leave the nest, the birds need mature forests for foraging nearby.

Golden-winged Warblers also suffer from competition and hybridization with Blue-winged Warblers; parasitism by cowbirds, which lay their eggs in the warbler’s nests; and loss of wintering habitat in Latin America.

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)deta kEcuador Megadiversoorb1806Hugo von Schreck
EL CAMINANTE SUMERGIDO, OPISTHOTRICHA, HOYOS DE IREGUA//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

EL COLIBRÍ DEL LAGO DE SANABRIA, HOLOPEDIUM GIBBERUM//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

GRATITUD Y BIODIVERSIDAD EN LAS TURBERAS DE HOYOS DE IREGUA//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

PSEUDANABAENA, LAGUNILLO DE LAS CARDENILLAS, EL OLOROSO MILAGRO MUNDANO, CAÑADA DEL HOYO//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

EL CAMINANTE SUMERGIDO, OPISTHOTRICHA, HOYOS DE IREGUA//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

GREENPEACE — MACRO FLOWERS — LAS ANIMAS COUNTY, COLORADO USA — PLANET EARTH OUR HOME group

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME is our flagship group with over 12,000 members and over 781,000 photos and videos.

Contest — Black and White Photography. (Sepia is Welcome)

GREENPEACE

How Fracking Has Changed One Woman’s Life:

Tachia Sandoval moved to Las Animas County, Colorado to find peace and beauty for her and her many animals. Then the fracking started.

A Must See Video.

 She came from Albuquerque to Las Animas County, Colorado in the 1990s, getting away from decades in the city to live on the land and get back to her country roots. She found a beautiful piece of land with a modest house that she made into the home of her dreams, a place for her and her many animals to roam, and some space to spend more time making the art and jewelry that give her life balance.

Top Contributors

John Horstman (itchydogimages, SINOBUG)alpenglowtravelersDiegojack–MARCO POLO–tucker.tterence
Pink aster world

A rose

Hibiscus

Gentian (Gentian sikokiana)

Japanese clerodendrum (Clerodendrum trichotomum)

BIRD OF THE WEEK — ARARIPE MANAKIN — Araripe Manakin Conservation Project is about biodiversity, natural resources conservation, and the importance of environmental sustainability — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD has over 1,500 members and over 99,000 photos and videos. 

ABC

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Antilophia bokermanni
POPULATION: About 800 adults
IUCN STATUS: Critically Endangered
TREND: Decreasing
HABITAT: Lower and middle levels of tall, humid forest, with an abundance of vines.

The Araripe Manakin’s Critically Endangered status, which has led to its listing as an Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) species, has also focused attention on the importance of conserving its unique habitat. This habitat determines not only this bird’s continued survival but also the quality of life for thousands of people living in this largely impoverished region of northeastern Brazil.

Araripe Manakin, Ciro Albano

Both bird and habitat are threatened by the clearing of forests for farming, cattle, and home-building.

Top Contributors

DansPhotoArtHawkeye2011DiegojacklittlebiddleS C photos
GRASSHOPPER SPARROW

 

Cape Robin Chat

 

Mésange charbonnière et couleurs d'automne

 

Socozinho jovem

 

Tie sangue macho

Sunday Photo Magazine — 1/13/2019

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

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

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES 5,842 members

Winter Moonlight

PLANET EARTH FLOWERS 2,001 members

Untitled

PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE 5,064 members

Aga Khan Museum

PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY 3,220 members

center of Matera

PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS 4,354 members

La toilette du matin

PLANET EARTH OUR HOME 12,298 members | 2 pending photos

Série com a fêmea do Saí-azul, Saí, Saí-bico-fino ou Saí-bicudo (Dacnis cayana) - Series with a female of the Blue Dacnis or Turquoise Honeycreeper - 28-08-2010 - IMG_9388

PLANET EARTH BUTTERFLIES, BEES, BUGS, AND INSECTS 3,687 members

Sweat bee (Agapostemon species)

PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS 5,050 members

Sunset

PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE 3,573 members

in between each other

PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD 1,175 members

Morito Común (Plegadis falcinellus)

PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES 1,429 members

Sunset, Fire in the Sky

PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD 1,177 members

Crocus vernus

PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS 2,476 members

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PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ADVERTISING 612 members

Valkenburg

PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA 1,602 members

Mont d'Arbois 1833m , coté Aravis - Panorama légendé

PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES 1,023 members

Knaackstrasse DSC02875

PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER 1,023 members

Miamira Magnifica - 19th February 2017.

PLANET EARTH IN BOKEH AND DOF 692 members

Chromodoris annulata

PLANET EARTH HORSES 976 members

Pferd

PLANET EARTH WEATHER 755 members

Shivering Mountain

PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS 999 members 6 4 months ago

Fuochi dolceacqua

PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB 488 members

SYRIEN-Apamea - Säulen - 22/869

PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE 1,477 members

White swan

PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE 591 members

Siem Reap K - Ta Prohm 17

PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE 307 members

Old Bath Barn

PLANET EARTH AGRICULTURE 589 members
Cultures

PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS 758 members

Lake District NP, Cumbria, England

PLANET EARTH ON BLACK 396 members

Roses

PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION 1,789 members

Opel Commodofre B Baujahr 1977 2800 ccm 140 PS

PLANET EARTH TRAINS AND RAILROADS 741 members

Chiltern Parly

PLANET EARTH IN SEPIA 436 members

smoke & Joy sepia

PLANET EARTH IN HDR 349 members

Le village des Schtroumpfs - HDR

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.

Top Contributors

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