It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week, so we’ve chosen an image of this prickly fellow to highlight the decline of one of Britain’s favourite wildlife species. There are many ways to help, from creating ‘hedgehog highways’ in our gardens by cutting a 5-inch hole in the bottom of the fence to allow them to roam for food, [...]
http://gty.im/685015109 A fisherman in front of the skyscrapers of the Malabar Hills in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, Asia – Alex Robinson/Getty Images
http://gty.im/912684768 The night sky had a display in store on Wednesday this week, with a rare Super Blue Blood Moon lunar eclipse. This happens when the Moon is at its closest to the Earth, appearing about 14 percent brighter than usual, and is simultaneously a 'blue moon', the second full moon in the same month, [...]
http://gty.im/108996201 Merry Christmas from this little guy and everyone at emc! Wishing you a happy and relaxed festive period.
http://gty.im/884802526 As Christmas lights were being switched on around the globe this week, nature not to be outdone provided its own light spectacle in the form of a Supermoon. This is the first one of 2017 and also will be last of 2017. Supermoons occur during a full moon phase where the earth and moon [...]
http://gty.im/622003868 Happy Thanksgiving!
http://gty.im/503875433 This week's pic is of the sun rising over salt formations of the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea has a salinity level of 33.7%, which is 8.6 times saltier than the ocean! The water is so dense that it is impossible to sink in the Dead Sea!
http://gty.im/664296440 Wishing everybody a lovely Bonfire night this weekend!
http://gty.im/866109552 This week’s colourful photo is taken from Ladeira Porto Geral in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In popular Mexican culture, ‘La Catrina de los toletes’ is the representation of the skeleton of a lady of high society. She is one of the most popular figures of the Día de los Muertos festival, celebrated at the [...]
http://gty.im/861996440 The UK experienced an eerie red sky this week, due to Storm Ophelia blowing dust from the Sahara Desert. This caused the sun to glow a golden yellow colour!