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Nature inFocus is a photo-led exploration into India's wilderness. A photostory platform for you, by you.

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What big eyes you have!
#Repost @rainforestalliance (@get_repost)
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@sebastiandido for @rainforestalliance:
A super macro shot of the eye of a red eyed dwarf iguana (Enyalioides oshaughnessyi) one of the most beautiful lizards in the Chocó. This rainforest is under heavy threats! In Colombia ilegal mining and coca plantations are polluting forests and rivers and in Ecuador only 1% of the Chocó remains due to palm oil plantations.
#RainforestAlliance #IGtakeover #Followthefrog #TropicalHerping
#Colombia #ecuador #savethechoco

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Giant Gathering
Tony Wu, USA
Winner 2017, Behaviour: Mammals

Dozens of sperm whales mingled noisily off Sri Lanka’s northeast coast, stacked as far down as Tony could see. This was part of something special – a congregation of dozens, perhaps hundreds, of social units, like a kind of gathering of the clans.

The winners of the @nhm_wpy Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition were revealed at a ceremony at the @natural_history_museum, London, which runs the annual competition.

Click the link in our bio to see a selection of 15 winning images that you must not miss.
Photographs courtesy @nhm_wpy
#natureinfocus #photographeroftheyear #nhm #nhmwpy

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Our kind of fireworks too!
Wish you all a very happy Diwali :) #Repost @reefwatchindia (@get_repost)
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The kind of fireworks we like! Wishing you all a colourful, peaceful, joyous Deepavali filled with light and good times. Photo credit @luminousdeep #Diwali #underwater #coral #coralreef #underwatephotography #naturalbeauty #fireworks #deepavali #colour #festival #indianfestival #festivaloflights

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Sic transit gloria mundi

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‘To make such a tragic scene almost majestic in its sculptural power deserves the highest award.’ - #WPY53 Judge Roz Kidman Cox.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 is @brentstirton.

Brent won the prestigious grand title for his compelling image Memorial to a species, which frames a recently shot and dehorned black rhino in South Africa’s Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. The jury selected Brent’s image as the most memorable and striking from almost 50,000 entries.

Brent’s picture highlights the urgent need for humanity to protect our planet and the species we share it with. Once the most numerous rhino species, black rhinos are now critically endangered because of poaching and the illegal international trade in rhino horn, one of the world’s most corrupt illegal wildlife networks.

See Brent's image and discover the full story in the new exhibition opening on Fri 20 Oct at the @natural_history_museum , London. Visit the link in our bio for tickets.

#WildlifePhotographerOfTheYear #WPY#NaturePhotography #Wildlife #Nature#WildlifePhotography #Photography #Exhibition #NatGeo #PhotoOfTheDay #NaturalHistoryMuseum #Rhino #BlackRhino #WildlifeCrime #BrentStirton #SouthAfrica #GrandTtitleWinner #poaching #Criticallyendangered #NatGeo #wildlifeIssues #Photojournalism #Conservation

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The Festival of Lights.

#Repost @marinelifemumbai (@get_repost)
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The minute marine organisms which graced (and captivated) Mumbai's shorelines about a year ago.
Bioluminescence is a result of light being produced by several marine organisms due to biochemical processes and enzyme reactions. Bioluminescence is exhibited by a wide variety of oceanic organisms, from bacteria to fishes.
Also, maybe a message that a festival of light need not lead to pollution - MLOM, along with these lit organisms, wishes you a Happy Diwali !

Contributor : @SaurabhSawant
Location : Khar Danda
Date : November 2016

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#Inktober +
Agumbe +
an illustrator who goes by the name Mad Paule'. =
an insanely beautiful story you need to see now.
Illustration by @madpaule
Story link in bio.
#illustration #agumbe #rainforest #moleskine #natureinfocus #natureart #inktober #inktober2017

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"A giant black manta eclipses the sun and makes for one of my favourite pictures. More than 4 metres across, she was so graceful. I feel blessed to have witnessed that."
Here’s Sumer Verma (@luminousdeep) in conversation with @birlashashank on the techniques of underwater photography and tips for beginners.
Story link in bio.
Photograph of a manta ray by @luminousdeep.
#mantaray #manta #underwater #underwaterphotography #marine #interview

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We blame the Nature for Flood,
We fight wars with Guns and Blood
The way Nature still continues too live is pretty Fantastic,
it would have been a better place to live, in absence of Plastic -Akshay Shinde.

On seeing my life's first Octopus brought tears in my eyes, both due to Happiness and sorrow. Seeing the creature that I admired the most was something amazing but to see it struggle on a beach filled with plastic was awful.

#BanPlastic #Octopus #MarineLifeOfMumbai #Girgaon #girgaonchowpatty #Marine #ArabianSea

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Every. Single. Week.
Without exception.
Stay wild, you.
#natureinfocus #wildlfeweek

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Hey #NiF community! Here's our #NiFPickoftheWeek. Photo submitted by @jitheshpai. Make sure to tag us in your best nature, wildlife and travel images. Every week, we highlight the photo that caught our attention most.

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Black tipped forest glory
#wildlife #damselfly #ig_macro #macro #widlifephotograohy #nature #naturephotography #canon70d #tamron90mm

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A stick insect finds itself in the wrong place in this urban world. #earthonlocation #earthcapture #urbanjungle

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There are few better ways to celebrate India's wild spaces and wildlife, than to travel across states and see them for yourself.
Of course, this is not a definitive list; these are our picks. You could add to this in the comments, or by sending in your favourites, and make this a travel list to watch for.
Elephants at the backwaters of the Lakkavalli dam on River Bhadra, Karnataka. Photograph by @radharangarajan
Story link in bio.
#habitatsforwildlifeweek #wildlifeweek #india #indiatravel #indiatravelgram #karnataka #wildkarnataka #natureinfocus #elephants #bhadra #karnatakatourism #karnatakawildlife

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A photostory from one of our young tusks, @dheerajnandaphotography - beautiful patterns from an underwater canvas for NiF's #HabitatsforWildlifeWeek.
Seen here is the alien-like texture of a Great Star Coral photographed up close.
Story link in bio.
#wildlifeweek #corals #natureinfocus #underwater #underwaterphotography #macros #patterns #marine #marinephotography

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Our Editor-in-Chief was at the Symbiosis School of Photography, Pune today to discuss formats for storytelling, creative writing and photography.

#Repost @snaggletooth_00 (@get_repost)
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Spent time at Symbiosis School of Photography today discussing storytelling and publishing. 🎈

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What's out for October ??
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Here are some species we recommend that you avoid this month since it's their BREEDING TIME.
Let them have babies 🦐🐟🐟🐟 .
Mackerel (Bangda) has now moved from the 'Avoid' list to 'Safe to eat'. To receive free monthly fish recommendations on your phone,
type JOIN (SPACE) KYFISH and send it to 9220092200
#knowyourfish #sustainability #seafood #india #westcoast #oceanlove #iloveseafood #fishtotable #seawise #oceanwise #fishforthefuture #fishofinstagram #indianfisheries #tuna #mackerel #shark #prawn #barramundi #fishwise #seafoodwatch

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We move north today, to the Himalayas for our #HabitatsForWildlifeWeek to meet these adorable creatures. Get to know Pikas better with Nishma Dahal and Munib Khanyari.
Link in bio.
#natureinfocus #wildlifeweek #pika #himalayas
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