“Water Is” Photo Contest

The Illinois Water Resources Center's (IWRC) "Water Is" photo contest recognizes Illinois photographers who have captured what water means for them, their communities, and the state. Winning images will be featured in IWRC materials promoting the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, a new state plan designed to improve local and regional water quality. The contest …

NEEFA Algal Bloom Photo Contest

Algal blooms like this one can occur in water bodies as small as a neighborhood pond and as big as the Gulf of Mexico. When algae grow out of control in our waters, the result can be unappealing, harmful to our health and harmful to the environment. The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), the U.S. …

10 Awesome Instagram Accounts That Science Geeks Should Follow

Read the full story at ReadWrite.com. Instagram is many things to many people—but if cat pics and selfie-fests are clogging up your feed, it might be time to refresh your following list. Instagram is an amazing way to stay connected to friends and family, but it's also a great way to learn something entirely unexpected …

Sustainability: The Journal of Record Call for Papers on the Creative Arts in Sustainability Programs

Manuscript Deadline: March 22, 2013 “Art is the principal way in which the human mind has tried to remake the world in a way that makes sense.” —J.G. Ballard Sustainability: The Journal of Record is looking for research-based manuscripts, case studies, and commentaries on how creative arts are being used in sustainability programs within academia …

4.22.12: Environment in a Day

Earth Day happens just once a year. What will this global moment on 4.22.12 look like? Share your best photo of the day. How can you join in? Join Flickr if you haven’t yet and get ready to submit your best shot of our environment how you see it (good, bad, landscapes, city-scapes, humans, wildlife, …

Stunning images of America’s environments are returning to public view — and acclaim

Read the full story at MinnPost. As a dazzling catalog of this country’s myriad environments, often under siege, the DOCUMERICA project would be hard to top. Just now returning to public view, DOCUMERICA’s 80,000 images form a stunning record of American life, work and landscape at the dawn of modern environmental consciousness, in the early …