‘Unusual mortality’: the plight of Florida’s manatees – in pictures | Environment

[ad_1] A diver from Sea & Shoreline, a Florida-based aquatic restoration firm, scrubs algae from exclusion cages in the Crystal River. The cages allow seagrass to develop mature roots before manatees eat it. As in Indian River Lagoon, land development and pollution fuelled algal blooms that smothered the eelgrass manatees eat. A community organisation, Save … Read more

I walked the perimeter of Britain – in pictures | Walking holidays

[ad_1] I set off from the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral on 17 April 2015, walking east towards Kent before heading west along the south coast. My mission was to walk the perimeter of Britain in order to get under the skin of our island nation – and find photographic inspiration. I’d previously only found … Read more

Vintage posters – in pictures | Life and style

[ad_1] A new art fair celebrates the mid-century pop culture and graphic design of posters. Here are some of the works to be found at Projekt Mkt, including Polish School posters, Soviet era graphics and 20th-century memorabilia. Projekt Mkt, 14-16 May at Copeland Gallery, London [ad_2] Source link

Lake Tahoe shrouded in smoke from surging Caldor fire – in pictures | US news

[ad_1] The pristine setting of Lake Tahoe, on the California-Nevada border, was obscured by thick plumes of smoke as thousands of firefighters worked to contain the nearby Caldor fire, which has burned more than 120,000 acres. Tourists wore masks outdoors and ducked into cafes and casinos to escape the haze and the smell [ad_2] Source … Read more

Homes with outbuildings for sale – in pictures | Money

[ad_1] Whaplode, Lincolnshire This Georgian farmhouse has been split into two, and the larger residence (covering 235 sq metres, or 2,531 sq ft) is for sale. The five-bedroom family property has been boldly decorated but showcases its period heritage, with cornicing, moulded arches, high ceilings, a marble fireplace, sash windows and a cellar for extra … Read more

Australia’s best sustainable architecture for 2021 – in pictures | Art and design

[ad_1] Over the past two months, the Australian Institute of Architects has been commending the best buildings in every state with their chapter awards. The program wrapped on 2 July with the announcement of NSW’s architecture award winners. In the sustainable award category, architects are recognised for their innovative approaches to environmentally friendly design. Julia … Read more