Laurie Campbells Life in the Wild

Mention the prospect of photographing fungi and many people will conjure up thoughts of being in an autumnal woodland setting looking though leaf litter or inspecting dead timber for likely specimens on quiet, damp days. True, these conditions may be perfect for fungi to thrive, but there is a lot more to getting to grips with these fascinating subjects than that.

A few weeks ago in mid May, for example,

I was reminded of the fact that it’s possible to find and photograph fungi during any month of the year. I was running a week-long nature photography programme and had

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Its in your Nature

Change is afoot in commercial photography. Depending on how one chooses to see it, the convergence of stills and video is either a new opportunity or a sign of the coming apocalypse. Photographer Tyler Stableford has chosen to embrace the change. It’s energizing his creativity and reinventing his business.

«The marketplace is going to change tremendously in the course of my career,» says Stableford, «beyond even what I can predict. I’m going to strive for the intersection of profitability and creativity. From a business perspective, if you can hold onto that, you’re not a victim of change; you’re an agent

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In partnership with nature.

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) were created by the Indian Government with the aim of identifying the brightest intellectual talent available in the student community of India and training it in the best management techniques available in the world, to ultimately create a pool of elite managers to lead the various sections of the Indian economy. IIMs play a leadership role in the nations managerial manpower development and carry out research in emerging areas. These Institutes are recognized as premier management institutions, comparable to the best in the world for teaching, research and interaction with industries.

IIM Udaipur, the

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More expensive than any GOLD

We flew over the famous Chukotka reindeer herder, a delegate of the XXVI Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, the foreman of the farm reindeer brigades «Kanchalan» Gregory acanthus. During a stop in Pevek, in the heart of the industrial area, the conversation turned to the industrialization of the remote Chukotka, building mines, concentrators.

— I understand that all this is necessary, — said acanthus. — Mind understand that gold is necessary for our country and that it is necessary to extract oil … But if you think twice, what will our future generations, if we do

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Balance sheet. Nature versus man.

Over the last fortnight, much has been written, said and shown in public media, both print and otherwise about the flash floods and landslides that have devastated Uttarakhand, parts of Himachal Pradesh and Western Nepal. The weather pundits tell us that this is due to abnormally heavy rainfall for four days — as much as 375% more than the normal monsoon, along with melting snow from the Himalayas. Road networks, riverside settlements, and small towns in particular have borne the brunt of a furious nature. The thriving tourist season during these months has worsened the situation with huge loss of

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Camping (called conditional «nature tourism») has attracted a growing number of people. Not only does it provide the human body needs physical activity to health, but also gives a person great aesthetic pleasure. Isolated on wildlife concrete walls of city apartments and thousands of square meters of asphalt, we begin to feel more acutely her beauty and originality. Add to that the ability of nature to take mental stress, calm the mind and to purify the human soul. And we hasten to nature.

How many of us? It turns out a lot. According to the Central Council for tourism

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Alan Weisman: Once all of Europe was similar to the Bialowieza Forest

In this work recognizable South American makraantrapolyag put hypothetic question: what will happen to the Earth when it was at one point, as a result of some events, people leave. Weissman discusses the situation with professionals — paleontologists, engineers, geologists, ecologists. Also offers readers a journey to the Bialowieza Forest — One of the most unique monuments of "untouched nature", and to the Chernobyl zone, a unique monument naikrupneyshim man-made disaster of the twentieth century.Forefathers creator "The World Without Us" — orthodox Jews from the south of Belarus. In one of the towns today Chernobyl zone also was born and

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Valery Dranchuk: I shot America, but I beheld Belarus

The exhibition about hundreds of images of which looks feral beauty of nature and its South American watchmen — Professor and volunteers. Sovereign Dranchuk admitted that he was in national recreational areas of North America that is almost the case, but there realized that what he saw — it just what is missing in Belarus to preserve the beauty of mother nature. And longed to tell his compatriots as necessary to treat God-given wealth.Dranchuk: "I shot America, but I beheld Belarus. I beheld their difficulties, beheld their sores and realize that it is an absolute hit with our problem of.

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Scandalous exhibition in the world — gay-animal feces, body exhumed

I’ll start with the "World of the body", which I visited several years ago in Berlin, which caused a lot of scandalous reviews wherever it was exhibited. Yet The exhibit looked 10s million. Its creator — German doctor Gunther von patolyagaanatam Gagens with Gaydelberskaga Institute. In the 1980s, he developed his own technology to store your human tissue and human remains became of creating so called plyastynoidav. Mummified body-plyastynoidy background Gagensa play chess fehtuyuts, dance. The most controversial exhibit — pregnant lady. Her body was exhumed so that the uterus can be seen in the seven-month fetus.Indescribable thing that visiting

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In Minsk Picket against waste incineration

"There is a danger that such factories for incineration will be built in Belarus"About 20 members of the current environmental movement frosty evening to disseminate information about the dangers that carries waste incineration. Organizer picket Evgeny Lobanov, a member of the international coalition GAIA — Global Alliance for nominations incineration:"At our country received offers from many European, Japanese companies who wish to build factories for waste incineration, as this, of course, big business. But they usually do not think about that later we will breathe the poisoned air. And also, we believe that in general spalivat garbage — is not

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