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Worldwide conservation organization protecting lands and waters. See the winners from our 2018 Photo Contest here:

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Surfers wait for a wave at the beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.—Photo by Guilherme Pira #surfers #surfing #waves #beacj #brazil


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Bioluminescence algae put on a show this night in Avila Beach, CA. Originally my friend and I were at this location to shoot the late season Milkyway core but as the night fell we began to see bright flashes of green and blue in the water. With every wave crash the bioluminescence algae lit up on the rocks and beach.—Photo by Jeffery Ross #redtide #bioluminescence #glow #nighttimephotography #stars #beach


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HAPPY SATURDAY! "This is a photo of my friend Caitlin duck diving under a set wave in Santa Barbara, California in 2014. Nature matters to me because as a kid one of my favorite things to do was to play outside. Now that I am a mature adult it is still one of my favorite things to do whether it is surfing, running trails or riding my bike into the mountains, nature provides the most unique playground."—Photo by Les Morales #California #santabarbara #waves #ocean #playtime #saturday


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Beach waves near San Simeon, California.—Photo by Stephen Corona #California #beach #sumertime #waves #splash #getoutside #sunscreen


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United Kingdom, Dorset, Man O'War Beach.—Photo by Jaromir Ondra #waves #crash #ocean #energy #beach


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Seal Pup enjoying the sea breeze on the beach of Dune Island in Germany. I believe sharing photographs of our beautiful planet can raise awareness for the need to protect and preserve our wonderful nature.—Photo by Erika Valovicova #seals #animals #mammals #beach #Germany


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People on the notorious Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.—Photo by Guilherme Pira #brazil #beachday #sunscreen #swim #splash #relax #summer


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Nuns beach and virgin rock, Ballybunion, Ireland.—Photo by Piotr Machowczyk #beach #summertime #getoutside #suntan #sunburn #relax #lovenature


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Falls over rocks. Taken in Yellowstone National Park in 2007 while on vacation. Nature is very relaxing and humbles and grounds you to the earth and this rock we call home.—Photo by Mickey Welsh #dontgochasingwaterfalls #yellowstone #nationalpark #water #lovenature #explore


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Summertime magic in Yellowstone National Park.—Photo by Kathleen Greeson #yellowstone #summertime #tents #night #lovenature


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A vivid rainbow appears in the mist at the bottom of the waterfall in the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park. The waterfall itself was beautiful but the rainbow at the bottom was spectacular.—Photo by Kathleen Greeson #rainbow #yellowstone #nationalparks #getoutside @lovenature


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Check out "The Ultimate Guide to Yellowstone Wildlife Viewing", swipe up in our story today!—Photo by Ryan Weaver #wildlife #yellowstone #elk #outside #camping #exploring


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