photos of butterfly and moth wings taken by linden gledhil at seven to ten times life size.

"evolution is written on the wings of butterflies" - charles darwin

Spectacular. We’re reminded of this talk from butterfly expert Peter Smetacek on the relationship between butterflies and rivers in India. Watch the whole talk here»



Meet the movers and shakers of the pollination biz

Pollination is vital to life on earth, but most pollinators are so nimble and quick that we never quite see them in action. In his visually stunning TED Talk, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us a close-up view of the intricate world of pollen and pollinators. 

Watch the full talk here »

Awwww, we can’t stop watching that li’l bee do its li’l wiggle. Go, bee, go!

For even more stunning images of our natural world, watch Louie’s TEDxSF talk, “Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.” here.

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