The Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber) is the largest rodent of Europe. It was hunted down to near-extinction at the end of the 19th century. Reintroduced in Belgium in the late 1990´s, the beavers are now populating most of the regions around the large rivers, re-transforming many valleys into wetlands filled with new biodiversity.
Canon EOS 1D X, EF 600mm f4 L IS II USM + 1.4x, ISO 1600, in-camera multi-exposure.
Spring 2013 will be remembered for its very particular weather: cold and wet!
Well, let´s be positive… rain can be a very photogenic subject 😉
Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris) under the rain. Belgium, May 2013.
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) hunting for mice in snow.
Canon EOS 5D Mark III, EF 600mm L IS II USM.
In December 2010, the United Nations has declared 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation and will be launched today on 11 February 2013 in the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Water is essential to all life. In our modern society, we take water very often for granted, but it should not be forgotten that over 800 million people don´t have access to clean drinking water.
Let´s take conscience of this situation and save water wherever we can in our daily life…