Power lines covered with the snow. Vorkuta. Komi. USSR. 1960.
Family sheltering in the water amidst the Australian bush fires
Hunts Point is a Bronx neighborhood nestled in the poorest Congressional district in the nation and often referred to as New York City’s red light district.
This series of photographs captures an increasingly human-dominated world as it collides with the wild animals at its boundaries. Photographer Amy Stein has created a collection of arresting yet quiet images, each one showing animals making their home in, or at least visiting, the world of humans. Through her work she addresses the paradoxical relationship we have with the “wild,” at once wanting to experience and connect with it, and simultaneously wanting to tame and control it.
An Israeli geneticist, Avigdor Cahaner, produced the earth’s first featherless chicken in the genetics faculty in the Rehovot Agronomy Institute near Tel Aviv, Israel. The bare-skinned bird was produced by mix breeding a broiler having a species which has a featherless neck.