Sunday Photo Magazine — 12/22/2019

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

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

Right now, the New Zealand bottom trawling fleet is setting out for yet another season of destruction. Each year, out of sight, the NZ fishing fleet go on the hunt for orange roughy using one of the most destructive forms of fishing ever devised. They have to be stopped, and one of the first things we need to do is make people aware of what’s really going on out there.

New Zealand trawl fleet to continue destruction of deep-sea ecosystems 
in South Pacific on the high seas.

New Zealand and Australia to adopt a deeply flawed regulation that will allow continued degradation and destruction of biologically rich and diverse ecosystems in the deep-sea from the Louisville Ridge in the western central South Pacific all the way across to the Tasman Sea.

We’ve stopped environmental crimes in the past and held companies to account. Together in our thousands, we’re forcing change and seeing results.

More and more people are saying ‘no’ to trashing the oceans, forests and climate – and standing up to protect our air, land and water from pollution.

PLANET EARTH FLOWERS
Wonderful nature
PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES
Coastal village, The Philippines
PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE
DRA090525_050
PLANET EARTH OUR HOME
IMG_5490
PLANET EARTH BUTTERFLIES, BEES, BUGS, AND INSECTS
IMG_3522
PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE
Plochingen- Hier war der Künstler Hundertwasser aktiv,62-53/1826
PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS
Namibia - Cheetah / Gepard
PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS
Sonnenuntergang am Albrand - 1/12345
PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER
A few Chromis
PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS
DSC_7828_00001~南境驚焰
PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY
Chevrolet
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ADVERTISING
Model railroading history in the pages of the 1974 Walthers HO scale catalog.//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA
Estanque del Parque del Retiro
PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD
Black capped Chickadee on a burdock
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE
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PLANET EARTH IN BOKEH AND DOF
Jen odkápnout
PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES
I am smoking a fag!
PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS
Lake Louise
PLANET EARTH WEATHER
Late afternoon rainbow
PLANET EARTH AGRICULTURE
Krone Big X 630 SPFH filling a Broughan Engineering Mega HiSpeed Trailer drawn by a New Holland T7.200 Tractor
PLANET EARTH TRAINS AND RAILROADS
Black 5 44871 on the parcels - The End of British Railways Steam 1968
PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE
Mushrooms
PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD
Chimney Bee (Diadasia sp)
PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB
Craighlaw Castle (1)
PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES
Somerset Sunset
PLANET EARTH IN SEPIA
Piazzetta con fontana a Lindau
PLANET EARTH IN HDR
419- INTERIOR DE LA BASÍLICA DE LA PRESENTACIÓN - WADOWICE -
PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS
Aurora Borealis
PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
City Hall Courtyard, Philadelphia, PA
PLANET EARTH HORSES
Al sol de Villa Alegre
PLANET EARTH ON BLACK
Dalhia 03
PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION
VW Beetle FH.40.06

SIERRA CLUB — BUMBLEBEES NEED A DIVERSE DIET TOO — SEPIA PHOTOGRAPHY — PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

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

 

PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES has over 7,000 members and over 303,000 photos and videos. 

Queen honeybees have a pretty cushy life. Living inside the hive, worker bees take care of most tasks like collecting pollen and nectar, producing honey, and fixing up the hive. But that’s not the case for queen bumblebees. For most of their life, the fuzzy, fat, black-and-yellow bees in the genus Bombus fly solo and have to fatten up after hibernation, found a colony, and raise a batch of baby workers before they get a day off. Those weeks as a single mother are perilous for bumblebees, which rely on early-blooming flowers to survive the spring. A new study shows that the more diverse the flowers the queen bees can access, the better off the bees are in the long run.

Unlike queen honeybees, Apis mellifera, which can live for years and overwinter in their hives, the bumblebee life cycle is annual. In the fall, after mating with a male drone, new queen bumblebees dig a cavity in the ground to overwinter. When they emerge in the spring, it’s their job to find a new nest site, which can be a cavity in a tree, a hole in the ground, or even a nice tussock of grass. But searching for real estate is hard work, and the bees need to eat flower pollen for protein and sip nectar for sugar as they go about their business. 

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Sunday Photo Magazine — 12/15/2019

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

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

Right now, the New Zealand bottom trawling fleet is setting out for yet another season of destruction. Each year, out of sight, the NZ fishing fleet go on the hunt for orange roughy using one of the most destructive forms of fishing ever devised. They have to be stopped, and one of the first things we need to do is make people aware of what’s really going on out there.

New Zealand trawl fleet to continue destruction of deep-sea ecosystems 
in South Pacific on the high seas.

New Zealand and Australia to adopt a deeply flawed regulation that will allow continued degradation and destruction of biologically rich and diverse ecosystems in the deep-sea from the Louisville Ridge in the western central South Pacific all the way across to the Tasman Sea.

We’ve stopped environmental crimes in the past and held companies to account. Together in our thousands, we’re forcing change and seeing results.

More and more people are saying ‘no’ to trashing the oceans, forests and climate – and standing up to protect our air, land and water from pollution.

PLANET EARTH FLOWERS
Wonderful nature
PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES
Coastal village, The Philippines
PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE
DRA090525_050
PLANET EARTH OUR HOME
IMG_5490
PLANET EARTH BUTTERFLIES, BEES, BUGS, AND INSECTS
IMG_3522
PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE
Plochingen- Hier war der Künstler Hundertwasser aktiv,62-53/1826
PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS
Namibia - Cheetah / Gepard
PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS
Sonnenuntergang am Albrand - 1/12345
PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER
A few Chromis
PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS
DSC_7828_00001~南境驚焰
PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY
Chevrolet
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ADVERTISING
Model railroading history in the pages of the 1974 Walthers HO scale catalog.//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA
Estanque del Parque del Retiro
PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD
Black capped Chickadee on a burdock
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE
&:-()_€#':;;!(+-&__€
PLANET EARTH IN BOKEH AND DOF
Jen odkápnout
PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES
I am smoking a fag!
PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS
Lake Louise
PLANET EARTH WEATHER
Late afternoon rainbow
PLANET EARTH AGRICULTURE
Krone Big X 630 SPFH filling a Broughan Engineering Mega HiSpeed Trailer drawn by a New Holland T7.200 Tractor
PLANET EARTH TRAINS AND RAILROADS
Black 5 44871 on the parcels - The End of British Railways Steam 1968
PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE
Mushrooms
PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD
Chimney Bee (Diadasia sp)
PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB
Craighlaw Castle (1)
PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES
Somerset Sunset
PLANET EARTH IN SEPIA
Piazzetta con fontana a Lindau
PLANET EARTH IN HDR
419- INTERIOR DE LA BASÍLICA DE LA PRESENTACIÓN - WADOWICE -
PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS
Aurora Borealis
PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
City Hall Courtyard, Philadelphia, PA
PLANET EARTH HORSES
Al sol de Villa Alegre
PLANET EARTH ON BLACK
Dalhia 03
PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION
VW Beetle FH.40.06

UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) — SYRIA — PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE group

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

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

PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE has over 2,000 members and over 96,000 photos and videos. 

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UNHCR increases aid in north-east Syria:

Displaced Syrians, who fled their homes in the border town of Ras al-Ain, receive humanitarian aid on October 12, 2019, in the town of Tal Tamr in the countryside of Syria’s northeastern Hasakeh province.

Syria. Young girl displaced by recent violence carries relief supplies

Among the immediate protection needs which have been identified are the lack of civil documentation, as people left their homes without papers and other belongings. Families have also been separated.

Some people are in need of psychological first aid and psychosocial support. UNHCR mobilized protection teams to identify critical protection needs of the most vulnerable, including people with specific needs, elderly people and those with disabilities and serious medical conditions.

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PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE is a must see group ck. it out. 

The autumn evening

dramatic sunset

Green shield bug / groene schildwants

Frucht einer Samtpappel

Marbled White Butterfly, Penang

 

Sunday Photo Magazine — 12/8/2019

All PLANET EARTH groups supports:

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

PLANET EARTH FLOWERS
IMG_1499
PLANET EARTH LANDSCAPES
Moravian fields
PLANET EARTH IN BLACK AND WHITE
Shoebox 8: The street at night
PLANET EARTH OUR HOME
Taken away by the winds
PLANET EARTH BUTTERFLIES, BEES, BUGS, AND INSECTS
Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
PLANET EARTH ARCHITECTURE
DSC_2680
PLANET EARTH ANIMALS/BIRDS
Zebras_Two_024
PLANET EARTH SUNRISE SUNSETS
Air flicker (Luftflirren)
PLANET EARTH UNDERWATER
Sweetlips
PLANET EARTH REFLECTIONS
DSC_8115_00001:微霧中的晨光
PLANET EARTH BACK IN THE DAY
Authentique chalet Haut-Alpin
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ADVERTISING
1954 advertisement for ''Strips of 1954'' at Theatre Royal
PLANET EARTH IN PANORAMA
Ramstein castle ruin
PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD
Pyrrhula pyrrhula
PLANET EARTH VINTAGE ARCHITECTURE
Marbourg, le chateau
PLANET EARTH IN BOKEH AND DOF
Untitled
PLANET EARTH URBAN LANDSCAPES
Night view of Tromso, Norway-3a
PLANET EARTH MOUNTAINS
Beautiful reflections of buildings along the harbor of Narvik, Norway-62a
PLANET EARTH WEATHER
Pattaya Sunset. Thailand
PLANET EARTH AGRICULTURE
Sheep gathering, Ullswater, Cumbria
PLANET EARTH TRAINS AND RAILROADS
Trains de l'Aigle Sepey Diablerets (Suisse)
PLANET EARTH WILDLIFE AND NATURE
Tiliqua scincoides
PLANET EARTH MACRO WORLD
Common Bark Louse [Cerastipsocus venosus]
PLANET EARTH 100 YEAR CLUB
Harley-Davidson 18-JD 1918 + sidecar (6648)
PLANET EARTH IN SILHOUETTES
Reggia di Colorno
PLANET EARTH IN SEPIA
Cabin in Cades Cove
PLANET EARTH IN HDR
419- INTERIOR DE LA BASÍLICA DE LA PRESENTACIÓN - WADOWICE -
PLANET EARTH NIGHT LIGHTS
MALECON 2000 GUAYAQUIL - ECUADOR.
PLANET EARTH FIELD GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE
Windows arched with narrow brickwork, 169 West 12th Street (1922), Greenwich Village, New York
PLANET EARTH HORSES
Ania & Wanfuczin
PLANET EARTH ON BLACK
Pine Siskin, Spinus pinus
PLANET EARTH TRANSPORTATION
Princess street Edinburgh