David Noton / Wind farm at Sibster Burn, near Halkirk, Caithness, Scotland. October 2020.
Pal Hermansen / Aerial shot of a mountain area newly opened with road construction for housing development, threatening the mountain landscape, Viken, Norway, August.
Morley Read / Close-up of Agua rica leaf frog (Phyllomedusa ecuatoriana) eggs after 18 days development, the tadpoles are fully developed and ready to hatch, Ecuador. Endangered.
Morley Read / Close-up of Agua rica leaf frog (Phyllomedusa ecuatoriana) eggs after 11 days development, showing beating heart and blood flowing over gills, Ecuador. Endangered.
Morley Read / Developing embryo of the Ecuadorian monkey frog (Phyllomedusa ecuatoriana), showing heart beating and blood flowing, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador, (non-ex)
Morley Read / Close-up of an Amazon leaf frog (Cruziohyla Craspedopus) tadpole developing in egg, Ecuador. (non-ex)
David Woodfall / Sunrise over offshore wind turbine farm, Essex, England, UK, December.
Milan Radisics / Aerial shot of the Gemasolar Thermosolar Plant owned by Torresol Energy, it uses molten salt as its heat transfer fluid and energy storage medium to produce energy for up to 24 hours a day, Seville, S...
Milan Radisics / Aerial shot of the Gemasolar Thermosolar Plant owned by Torresol Energy, it uses molten salt as its heat transfer fluid and energy storage medium to produce energy for up to 24 hours a day, Seville,...
Matthew Maran / Red Fox (Vulpes Vulpes) outside houses, North London, England UK
David Woodfall / Hedge which has been 'netted ' to prevent breeding birds nesting, which would delay building development of new homes. The tree in the background has also been cut back. Chester, Cheshire, Eng...
Paul Hobson / Badger (Meles meles) crossing road in residential area at night. Sheffield, England, UK. October 2018.
Ashley Cooper / Sunflower next to the PS20 solar thermal tower, the only such working solar tower currently in the world. Sanlucar La Mayor, Andalucia, Spain. May 2011
Ashley Cooper / Heliostats, large reflective mirrors directing sunlight to the PS20 solar thermal tower, the only such working solar tower currently in the world. Sanlucar La Mayor, Andalucia, Spain. June 2011
Ashley Cooper / Sun rays reflected onto solar tower at Ivanpah Solar Thermal Power Plant, the largest solar thermal plant in the world. It covers 4,000 acres of desert and produce 392 megawatts (MW) of electricity....
Gerrit Vyn / Black-faced Spoonbills (Platalea minor). Incheon, South Korea. October. Critically endangered.
Lucas Bustamante / Sarayacu clownfrog (Dendropsophus sarayacuensis) with its clutch of eggs developing and starting to drop off from a leaf into the water below, where the tadpoles will develop. Sumaco National Park, N...
Steve Downer / Yellow slug (Limax flavus) back lit embryo moving around in egg case.
Juan Manuel Borrero / Wind turbines, Collet dels Feixos, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain, May 2013.
Ernie Janes / Fulmar (Fulmaris glacialis) in flight with Hunstanton, Norfolk, England, UK, February.
Ernie Janes / St Benets Level Drainage Mill at sunset. Norfolk Broads, England, UK, February.
MYN / Paul van Hoof / Common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus) composite showing metamorphosis from larva to adult, The Netherlands, meetyourneighbours.net project
Bruno D'Amicis / Young Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) cub, offered for sale to the photographer by the young man who trapped it in the desert. Kebili Region, Tunisia. May 2014. Winner of the World in our Hands category, Wi...
Alastair MacEwen / Time-lapse of toadspawn from a Common toad (Bufo bufo) developing, emerging and feeding on nutrient jelly, Somerset, England, UK, April.
Alastair MacEwen / Close up time-lapse of frogspawn from a Common frog (Rana temporaria) developing, emerging and feeding on nutrient jelly, Somerset, England, UK, April.
Alastair MacEwen / Time-lapse of frogspawn from a Common frog (Rana temporaria) developing, Somerset, England, UK, April.
David Woodfall / Residents walking through February 2014 floods from River Thames, Wraysbury, Surrey, England, UK, 16th February 2014.
Tom Gilks / Basic electric wiring linking homes in a slum with a diesel powered generator, Remba Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya.
Tom Gilks / Tanzanian boys doing homework using oil lamp, Tanzania.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Close up portait of three children, Askole village (3,000m), Braldu Valley, Karakoram Range, Pakistan, July 2007.
Jabruson / African rainforest transport penetration. Road and associated infrastructure development difficulties. The onset of the rainy season deteriorates dirt roads and vehicles get stuck in mud, Cameroon, Au...
Gavin Hellier / Traffic lights and office buildings illuminated at dusk, part of new urban development, modern architecture skyscrapers in Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany, 2007. As was the case in much of Berlin,...
Steven Kazlowski / Trans-Alaskan Pipeline, with blooming fall tundra colours, that runs from Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic coast to Valdez at the north central coast of Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA
Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / White campion (Silene latifolia) growing on brownfield site scheduled for development. Kent, UK, June 2012.
Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Pyramidal Orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis), on brownfield site being prepared for development. Kent, UK, June 2012.
Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Pyramidal Orchid, (Anacamptis pyramidalis), on brownfield site being cleared for development with digging vehicle in background. Kent, UK, June 2012.
Solvin Zankl / Deepsea planktonic stage of crab development, Trondheimsfjord, North Atlantic Ocean.
Yves Lanceau / Domestic crossbreed hen (Gallus gallus domesticus), chick embryo developing in egg, chick ready to hatch, 20 days, sequence 10/10
Alex Mustard / Banded jawfish (Opistognathus macrognathus) male incubating eggs in mouth, which are at a late stage of development and will soon be ready for release. West Palm Beach, Gulf Stream, West Atlantic Ocea...
Juergen Freund / Aerial view of a tourist development at a new island resort, Philippines, April 2010.
Sergey Gorshkov / Salmon (Salmonidae) fry with egg case still attached, Lake Kuril, Kamchatka, Far East Russia, January
Solvin Zankl / A Costa Rican researcher monitors the temperature in the developing sea turtle nests at Ostional beach, Costa Rica, November 2009. ^^^ Sea turtles have, like many other reptiles, temperature-dependent...
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Burning off impure gas in Gazprom's Yamsavey gas fields near Nadym. Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia, 2000.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Pumping unit in the oil fields near Niznevartovsk. Khanty Mansiysk, Western Siberia, Russia, 2000.
Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Truck carrying large section of gas pipe on a winter road near the Yurharovo gas field. Noviy Urengoi, Yamal, Western Siberia, Russia.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Banfi / Panoramic view of Montecarlo, the Larvotto Marine Reserve is just in front of the beach covering the small peninsula with the buildings, Larvotto Marine Reserve, Monaco, Mediterranean Sea, July 2009
Gerrit Vyn / Aerial view of large flock of molting Brant. These geese have found refuge on a shallow lake. During their summer moult the geese are flightless. The Teshekpuk Lake area is the most important goose m...
Philippe Clement / Common Frog (Rana temporaria) tadpole with limbs well developed but tail not yet reabsorbed, Belgium, captive