1174-5099 - A leopard's ear and eye, Panthera pardus, ripped ear with ticks on, tick on eyelid, greenery in the background, Londolozi Game Reserve, Sabi Sands, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa
857-95438 - Smashed concrete sea defenses at Ulrome near Skipsea on Yorkshires East Coast, UK. The sea has eroded past the barriers and left them stranded further down the beach. The coast is composed of soft boulder clays, very vulnerable to coastal erosion. This section of coast has been eroding since Roman times, with many villages having disappeared into the sea, and is the fastest eroding coast in Europe. Climate change is speeding up the erosion, with sea level rise, increased stormy weather and increased heavy rainfall events, all playing their part.
1116-39688 - Much of the North side of the island of Molokai is inaccessible. when trade winds blow onshore regularly bringing with them piles of plastic that has been floating around the Pacific Ocean for years and years, Molokai, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-39928 - Much of the north side of the island of Molokai in inaccessible. Trade winds blow onshore regularly bringing with them piles of plastic that has been floating around the Pacific Ocean for years and years, Molokai, Hawaii, United States of America
911-10893 - In mid January 2015, a three day period of excessive rain brought unprecedneted floods to the small poor African country of Malawi. It displaced nearly quarter of a million people, devastated 64,000 hectares of alnd, and killed several hundred people. This shot shows a food being ferried across a river near Phalombe after the bridge was washed away.