Nicholas School Blogs

Preparing for a Drought-prone World

Future drought is likely to have major effects on natural landscapes and the plants that inhabit them.

A Judgment Call

  Something cold and wet falls on my face, and I bolt up with a start. There is a hush across […]

Groundwater Dynamics

The mean age of groundwater is about 1000 years, which is why it is so difficult to remediate groundwater pollution.

A Moment in Nature to Relax

nature, kennebago, maine

This summer I have been on the move. From New Orleans to Miami to the mountains of North Carolina to […]

Spray off the lower Falls of the Yellowstone river

Spray off the lower Falls of the Yellowstone river striated by the shadows of trees on the canyon wall above#Nature @Canon @Canon_USA @canon_photos

Spray off the lower Falls of the Yellowstone river striated by the shadows of trees on the canyon wall above. #naturephotography #natureonly #NationalParks #Yellowstone #WideAngle #nature #wyoming #landscape #landscapephotography #landscapelovers #ecology #science#Nature #naturelovers #naturephotography #landscape #landscape_lovers #Travel #TravelGram #TravelPhotography #NatureAddict #natgeo #WorldCaptures #EarthPhotos #Natureporn #picoftheday #natureGram #landscape_captures #FineArtPhotography #LonelyPlanet #Sunrise #Sunset @Canon @Canon_USA @canon_photos

Grand Prismatic spring in Yellowstone National Park

Grand Prismatic spring in Yellowstone National Park owes its absurd color palette to diverse bacterial mat communities in the shallows and refracted light off particulate matters in the deep blue pools. The mats create whole forest-like ecosystems with distinct canopy, midstory and floor communities#Nature @Canon @Canon_USA @canon_photos

Grand Prismatic spring in Yellowstone National Park owes its absurd color palette to diverse bacterial mat communities in the shallows and refracted light off particulate matters in the deep blue pools. The mats create whole forest-like ecosystems with distinct canopy, midstory and floor communities! #naturephotography #natureonly #NationalParks #Yellowstone #WideAngle #nature #wyoming #landscape #landscapephotography #landscapelovers #ecology #science#Nature #naturelovers #naturephotography #landscape #landscape_lovers #Travel #TravelGram #TravelPhotography #NatureAddict #natgeo #WorldCaptures #EarthPhotos #Natureporn #picoftheday #natureGram #landscape_captures #FineArtPhotography #LonelyPlanet #Sunrise #Sunset @Canon @Canon_USA @canon_photos

Hoh Rainforest

I’m so thankful that places like this exist, reminding us that the wild does still have a commanding presence in corners of the world, and filling us with the strength and determination to protect all that remains.

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