showcase Mother Nature in its consolation and beauty, often depicting a contrast between the two. From vibrant sunsets that capture the vibrant feelings of wonder experienced when witnessing the magnificence of the natural environment, to scenes that depict suffering of the animal kingdom, such as huddles of penguin chicks huddled to protect themselves from a strong weather system. Other examples include images of whale migration and herds of wild horses silhouetted against a thundering sky, which reflect the woe and hardship these animals must endure in order to survive. By capturing these contrasting images, the competition hopes to raise awareness for the fragility and beauty of the natural world.
Nahilia Tazazit was born in the small village of Beit Ras in southeast Israel in 1922, and was only 19 when she was conscripted into the Israeli army in 1941. Despite being promised a lenience that was not given to other new recruits, Nahilia was still disillusioned with the military experience, and so decided to […]
Man arrested after Malaysian Airlines plane from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur forced to turn around mid-flight
A man has been arrested by Malaysian police after a Malaysian Airlines flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur was forced to turn around and return to Australia, mid-flight. The incident occurred on August 8th, and the plane was forced to return to Sydney due to a reported unruly passenger. There are no reports of injury […]
The deadliest flood disaster in African history was largely caused by an outdated system of dams, as well as a lack of awareness and warning of potential natural disasters. The catastrophic flooding, which began on April 2, 2015 in the Sudd swamps of South Sudan, killed over 300 people and left 1 million people displaced. […]