22nd May 2023.Reading time 12 minutes.
World Turtle Day is an annual event that has been taking place since 2000. It was founded by American Tortoise Rescue (founded in 1990), a non-profit organisation that rescues and rehabilitates all species of tortoise and turtle. It also does a lot of work on protecting the environments in which these animals live. The purpose […]
20th February 2023.Reading time 5 minutes.
By Francesca Lungarotti “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” Aristotle There’s something magical about snow, it’s an unexpected natural spectacle, capable of instilling a sense of calm and anticipation. Snow is a magical natural blanket, a mantle that adds elegance, magic and silence to any landscape, […]
19th December 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Take a journey with us as we look back at the posts we added to Kaleidoscope in 2022 and the interesting, topical and striking images that we chose to include in them. Don’t forget to use the ARCHIVE link at the bottom of this page to view all our previous posts – we’re sure there […]
12th December 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 concluded on November 20 with a dramatic agreement for developed nations to establish and contribute to a “loss and damage” fund for vulnerable nations facing climate disasters and crises. The COP27 conference, held at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, also featured a reaffirming of earlier commitments to limit global temperature […]
14th November 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
By Francesca Lungarotti As an image editor, I often come across images I would define as precious gifts for the soul. These images are not meant to be described but felt, and are accompanied by conceptual keywords that define the sensation they are capable of generating. These unique Images can subtly convey the subject they […]
17th October 2022.Reading time 6 minutes.
This article continues a series of posts focused on UIG’s Mission 2022: Climate Change. Help us build a comprehensive climate change collection by contributing content to UIG. Contact us at email@example.com Generating power from wind was originally developed in the United Kingdom and United States during 1887 and 1888. Turbines first emerged following the invention of the electric generator […]
26th September 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Over the past century Iceland has transitioned from being one of Europe’s poorest countries, dependent on peat and coal imports for its energy needs, to a nation with a high standard of living that meets all of its electrical needs from renewable sources. Orkustofnun, Iceland’s National Energy Authority, invested in research and development following World War […]
1st September 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
As of August 15, 2022, 99.8% of California and 100% of the state of Nevada were in drought. While droughts across the western United States are not unprecedented, we are witnessing excessive heat and droughts across the world in areas that are not familiar with or prepared to deal with the consequences of prolonged drought. The United […]
28th July 2022.Reading time 5 minutes.
Enjoy a selection of our most recent RF images, from Climate, Environmental and conceptual ideas to people and the world around us. Our climate and protecting the ecology of our planet is growing in importance every day, especially evident in the heatwaves of the last few weeks. Let a more conceptual image guide you in […]
11th July 2022.Reading time 6 minutes.
Thanks to our focus on educational subjects, UIG has enjoyed a long and successful partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica, helping them curate and manage the Image Quest online educational image database, a global product that is offered to individual schools, educational authorities, and ministries. The product is licensed under a subscription model and students and teachers access […]