Cultivating Future Conservation Photographers and Nature Ambassadors

By Maggie Everett, Marvelwood School Language barriers are tough and there are few things that can overcome difficulties in communication when faced with such barriers. Fortunately pictures are one of these! Marvelwood School is a private high school in Kent, Connecticut. For nearly a decade now we have been traveling to Panama to conduct wildlife research. However our studies are limited to a few weeks each year. To better document the incredible biodiversity in the area around the year, we decided […]

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MYN Wins NANPA’s 2015 Environmental Impact Award!

Meet Your Neighbours Co-Founder Clay Bolt was honored to accept the North American Nature Photography Association‘s 2015 Environmental Impact award on behalf of Meet Your Neighbours during the annual summit in San Diego last week. Clay writes, “The last recipient was the incredible James Balog so its significance isn’t lost on me. More importantly, I was so touched to be on stage with many of my dearest friends and colleagues who have really been the ones to make the project […]

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The scorpion, after killing the much larger roach, begins feeding head first.

Texas Scorpion

-By Karine Aigner, Washington DC, USA: I was in Brownsville, Texas, having a nightmare of a time trying to photograph a 3 day old Texas tortoise that we had found. I had pretty much given up on the cheeky juvenile reptile when I heard something moving at my feet.  Strategically placed right at my foot was a cockroach the size of my thumb, seemingly pulling a scorpion.  But, the scorpion was attached to the roach’s backside, holding on! The cockroach […]

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© Denis Palanque / meetyourneighbours.net

If you love beautiful images of wildlife then you’ve come to the right place! Here is just a selection of some of the amazing plants and animals that the MYN team has been photographing (in the wild) for you to see. Our photographers currently represent 6 continents around the world. Please consider becoming a fan of our Facebook page to see a new image each day. From Timeline Photos, posted by Meet Your Neighbours on 4/12/2010 (954 items) Niall Benvie […]

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The MYN Mission

Meet Your Neighbours is a worldwide photographic initiative dedicated to reconnecting people with the wildlife on their own doorsteps – and enriching their lives in the process. These creatures and plants are vital to people: they represent the first, and for some, the only contact with wild nature we have.