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Photo by @ronan_donovan // The hard edge between the farmlands and Mount Sabyinyo in Volcanoes National Park, northern Rwanda. The biggest challenge for park management is encroachment, either by poaching or using other forest resources (water & timber). The ecosystem services this park provides through rainfall, fertile soils and tourism, sustain the economy in this region. Conservation depends on a stable human population in order to freely allow ecosystems and humans to thrive. It's all…

Photo by @ronan_donovan // The hard edge between the farmlands and Mount Sabyinyo in Volcanoes National Park, northern Rwanda. The biggest challenge for park management is encroachment, either by poaching or using other forest resources (water & timber). The ecosystem services this park provides through rainfall, fertile soils and tourism, sustain the economy in this region. Conservation depends on a stable human population in order to freely allow ecosystems and humans to thrive. It's all…

Bulgarie - Walk Photo by Veselin Atanasov — National Geographic Your Shot - Walk of the local forester in the misty forests of National Park - Central Balkan, Bulgaria.

Bulgarie - Walk Photo by Veselin Atanasov — National Geographic Your Shot - Walk of the local forester in the misty forests of National Park - Central Balkan, Bulgaria.

Fall colors and the Crystal River, White River National Forest, near Redstone, Colorado | Andy Cook, RMRP

Fall colors and the Crystal River, White River National Forest, near Redstone, Colorado

Photo by @TimLaman.  Baobab Tree backlit by the rising sun in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.  Tarangire is one of the best sites in E Africa to see spectacular ancient Baobab Trees at least 1000 years old like this one.  Follow @TimLaman to see more from my African safari.  #TreeofLife, #Africa, #Tanzania, #TarangireNationalPark, @thephotosociety, @natgeocreative

National Geographic: Photo by Baobab Tree backlit by the rising sun in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.

Band-e-Amir National Park, Afghanistan  Afghan Images Social Net Work:  سی افغانستان: شبکه اجتماعی تصویر افغانستان http://seeafghanistan.com

Tourism in Afghanistan: the Band-e-Amir National Park

Band-e Amir is a series of six deep blue lakes separated by natural dams made of travertine, a mineral deposit. The lakes are situated in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Central Afghanistan

James H. (Sloppy) Floyd State Park - Google Maps

DeSoto Falls is a magnificent waterfall on the outskirts of the charming town of Mentone, Alabama. Formed where the West Fork of the Little River plunges off a Lookout Mountain cliff, the waterfall is one of the most beautiful in the South.

Ciudad Perdida ("Lost city"), Tayrona National Natural Park, #Colombia. enjoy the nature of Colombia: http://www.going2colombia.com/colombia-nature.html

The "Lost CIty" ruins in the National Park Tayrona. This ancient City is nowadays a favourite Destination for jungle hikes on the Caribbean coast.

Look at these portraits of Breathtaking Tree Tunnels & Canopies from around the world.

Mt. Lassen.

Lassen Volcanic National Park The largest plug dome volcano in the world, Lassen Peak, is the main attraction of the park which also has hydrothermal areas, fumaroles, and boiling pools.

Photo by Jimmy Chin. The rugged terrain in the Atlas Mountains is only matched by the ruggedness of the Atlas Cedars. Incredible that these trees can not only survive in this kind of environment and climate, but grow to tremendous diameters.