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Beautiful Oddities Of Joshua Tree

The silhouette of a Joshua tree in Hidden Valley. The orange glow is the result of light pollution from cities to the south. Desert habitats are ecological peculiarities. They are harsh environments, typically with sand and rock instead of rich soil and running water. Their evaporation rates tend to exceed precipitation rates. And even though desert habitats can harbor a surprising diversity of life, their harsh conditions do not favor abundance. Instead, the plants and animals that live there have special adaptations to deal with the … Read the referenced…

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Boom, Baby!

“Shot when the lava bench was at its largest and most active prior to the New Year’s Eve collapse. There were many explosions, drips into the sea and even surface flows on top of the bench. I named the image ‘Bench Dynamics’ because it shows all the different things the lava may do on a lava bench in one dynamic shot.” Growing up on Oahu’s Waianae Coast, CJ Kale was exposed to some of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet. Yet it was a fascination with the dynamic … Read the referenced…

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