Yearly Archives: 2016


50. Sea Sparkles – bioluminescent algae

Picture this….. …a tropical beach….. …where the sound of the surf mixes with the screaming of monkeys and undefined exotic birds. Where hermit crabs climb palm trees as if it’s their daily routine. Where 50 shades of jungle green blend flawlessly with all the shades of sea blue a human mind can come up with. […]

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49. The pink grasshopper – a story about erythrism 4

  The Pink Grasshopper Not so long ago, one of my photo-pals found a pink grasshopper. To be very honest: his special find made me a little bit jealous. After all it is just about the closest thing to a pink elephant! At the same time, I realized how rare such a phenomenon actually is […]


48. Faces of Foxes 4

Faces of Foxes – 12 portraits of unique foxy faces When, during the sixties, Jane Goodall gave wild chimpanzees a name instead of a number, she put the science world upside down. Anonymous animals were no longer nothing but a number. With something apparently as simple as a name, she validated their individuality and uniqueness. […]

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47. Lovely little Tick(e)y(e) – The Story of a Fox Kit’s Life 7

The first time ever I saw your face The first time ever I saw you, you were SO little and your face was so…special, that I couldn’t even take a picture. You looked almost like some kind of new, unknown species. You looked funny and far beyond cute. I soon discovered that not only did […]


46. Chaos in Motion: murmurations & mental processes 3

Murmurations & mental processes Prior to writing an article, a storm might rage through my head. Ideas spontaneously sprout, patches of words, too fast to grab, fly by. Separate figments spin round like autumn leaves on a windy square. Meanwhile, elusive associations whirl down ceaselessly, occasionally shaken up by a plumping picture. Over time, I’ve […]

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