natural beauty

16 stunning images reveal the beauty of nature

These images will take your breath away.

Alwin Hardenbol

Earth is home to millions of breathtaking (and bizarre) creatures. And the British Ecological Society has dedicated itself to the study of the natural world for more than a century.

Sebastien Hoefer

To celebrate all that nature has to offer, the Society holds an annual photo competition. This is the competition's 16th year.