Icaronycteris index - extinct echolocating species of bat from the Eocene, about 54.8 million years ago. This is one of the oldest and most complete bat fossils known to science. It’s incredible that these prehistoric flittermice have been around for so long, having shown up 11 million years after the dinosaurs were wiped out. (at The Field Museum)
Picked heaps and heaps of dandelions and set them out to dry for tea. Once we steeped the little suckers and added some clover honey to it, the taste was absolutely divine. I’ll never look at these “weeds” the same ever again.
Argus pheasant displaying, Malaysia
Life on Earth, David Attenborough, 1979
"The infinite vibratory levels, the dimensions of interconnectedness are without end. There is nothing independent. All beings and things are residents in your awareness."
Alex Grey (via belovedlotus)
Earth imaged by the Electro-L weather satellite, October 4th-November 4th, 2013.
The International Space Station from Above, Credit: STS-130 Crew, NASA
"The link between neonicotinoid pesticides and the worldwide decline of bee populations is a crisis that cannot be ignored.
I have arranged thousands of dead honeybees in mathematical patterns symbolically linked to monoculture crops, such as the Fibonacci spiral found in the seed head of the sunflower.
The viewer experiences the vertigo of this lifeless swarm, a dizzying optical illusion that echoes the bees’ loss of ability to navigate due to the toxins locked within the very source of their sustenance.”
Devoted caregiver, Celeste, hugs her friend, Mishka whom she has known since he was just a little piglet.
Photo credit to Andrea White.
Another new print.
Lino-cut on reclaimed paper.
For the curious, the plants in the mortar and pestle (from left to right) are Yarrow, Rose, and Bilberry.
Hanging behind (also from left to right) are Valerian Root, Colts Foot, Red Clover, Dandelion, Lavender, Meadowsweet, Gravel Root, Purple Coneflower, and Marigold.
You can get a print HERE.