Images supplied by environmentalists and aerial photographers, meteorologists and satellite agencies.
A collection of stunning supercell and lightening photos by Roger Hill. Supercell thunderstorms are severe long-lived storms within which the wind speed and direction changes with height. Roger has captured these incredible forces of nature over a number of years across the US.
Science Photo Library has an extensive range of winter related images. View a small sample of these stock images including everything from polar bears, flowers, emperor penguins, snowflakes, the northern lights to skiing.
From earth and from space, the Aurora Borealis is a breath-taking sight. Visible in the night sky at high latitudes, they occur when charged and energetic particles from the Sun (the solar wind) are drawn by Earth's magnetic field to the polar regions. Hundreds of kilometres up, they collide with gas molecules and atoms, causing them to emit light. Explore this collection of Northern Light photos here.
Water, earth and wind, our selection of Royalty Free Environment images provide a vision of the past, present and future world.
Reduced visibility of the stars and planets in the night sky is a phenomenon known as light pollution and is caused by street lights and other man-made sources. This set of images shows the impact of light pollution in the cities and also images taken from space of planet earth.