Parisian photographer Francois Laxault isn't just taking photographs of birds; he's creating a still frame of a very peaceful moment. He tracks the birds who are active participants in a zen-like dance in the sky.
The UN estimates that between 150-200 species of plant, mammal, bird and insect species go extinct every 24 hours -- this is at a rate surpassing the rate of extinction the dinosaurs faced 65 million years ago.
Most New Yorkers treat construction cranes with wariness. Urban survival instincts tell pedestrians to avoid anything that tall and heavy in the midst of the city. But artist Brandon Vickerd sees cranes differently.