The beauty and dangers of our planet, in photos

All these photographs show the beauty and diversity of life on our planet, as well as offering an idea of ​​the biological interactions found in nature.

Ecologist Aldo Leopold, best known for his book A Sand County Almanac, lamented the loss of nature and humanity’s growing disconnect from the natural world. Inspired by his work for provoke curiosity and admiration for nature, the contest shares art through the lens of scientists.

“While these showcase the undoubted talents of a diverse demographic of photographers, here at BMC Ecology we wanted to find out if the natural world could be viewed differently from the perspective of professional ecologists like Leopold, with a specific emphasis on the central idea behind the study of ecology as a science: how organisms interact with each other and with their environment ”According to BMC.