Planet Earth 07

We show you a lot of images depicting doom and gloom, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We live on a beautiful planet, we just have to make sure it stays that way. [36 photos total]

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Tourists ride camels during National Day Golden Week at the Mingsha Shan oasis in Dunhuang (China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC/REUTERS) #
A bird flies near the carcass of an elephant, which was killed after drinking from a poisoned water hole, in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park (Philimon Bulawayo/REUTERS) #
A vending machine, brought inland by a tsunami, is seen in a abandoned rice field inside the exclusion zone at the coastal area near Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture (Damir Sagolj/REUTERS) #
Bavarian farmers transport their cows on boat over Lake Koenigssee (Michaela Rehle/REUTERS) #
The crescent moon and planet Venus appear behind Roman pillars of the Temple of Hercules at the Citadel in Amman (Muhammad Hamed/REUTERS) #
Rain clouds are lit by the setting sun, looking south from Hadrian's Wall near Hexham in northern England (Toby Melville/REUTERS) #
A dead fish washed ashore in Keehi Lagoon after a molasses spill from a cargo ship in Honolulu, Hawaii (Hugh Gentry/REUTERS) #
A flotilla of bancas (locally made boats) carrying evacuees displaced from their homes due to fighting between government soldiers and Muslim rebels from the MNLF, is seen during sunset at a wharf in Zamboanga city (Erik de Castro/REUTERS) #
An aerial view of vehicles submerged in flood waters along the Sough Platte River near Greenley (John Wark/REUTERS) #
Lightning strikes as Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash and hot lava, at Simpang Empat village in Karo district. Stringer (/REUTERS) #
A passenger aircraft, with the full 'Harvest Moon' seen behind, makes its final approach to landing at Heathrow Airport in west London (Toby Melville/REUTERS) #
An aerial view shows a collapsed bridge on the outskirts of Acapulco (STRINGER Mexico/REUTERS) #
A man dodges tidal waves under the influence of Typhoon Usagi in Hangzhou (Chance Chan/REUTERS) #
Dead trees are seen near the dried up Shiyang river on the outskirts of Minqin town, Gansu province (Carlos Barria/REUTERS) #
A man leads camels at the edge of the Taklamakan Desert in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC/REUTERS) #
An unusually warm November day brings people to the Torrey Pines State Beach in San Diego, California (Mike Blake/REUTERS) #
Children run as they play near a tree standing in front of fog over the central Bosnian town of Zenica on the Lisac mountain range (Dado Ruvic/REUTERS) #
A tree stands near fog over the central Bosnian town of Vitez on the Lisac mountain range during sunset (Dado Ruvic/REUTERS) #
Italy's Mount Etna erupts on the southern island of Sicily (Antonio Parrinello/REUTERS) #
Hibiscus flower is seen on ash-covered plant at Mardingding village in Karo district, Indonesia's north Sumatra province (Roni Bintang/REUTERS) #
Smoke from an erupting undersea volcano forms a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima in the southern Ogasawara chain of islands (KYODO Kyodo/REUTERS) #
Joggers run along the embankment of Aare river during the first snowfall in Bern (Ruben Sprich/REUTERS) #
Olive Ridley turtle hatchlings (Lepidochelys olivacea) sit in baskets and trays before being released into the ocean in Tomatlan (STRINGER Mexico/REUTERS) #
A volunteer holds a Olive Ridley turtle hatchling (Lepidochelys olivacea) at the turtle camp La Gloria in Tomatlan (STRINGER Mexico/REUTERS) #
A Cardinal rests amongst snow covered branches in the Japanese Garden section of Delaware Park in Buffalo (Donald Heupel/REUTERS) #
Snow covered branches as seen on Lincoln Blvd. in Buffalo (Donald Heupel/REUTERS) #
Monarch butterflies fly at the El Rosario butterfly sanctuary in Michoacan (Edgard Garrido/REUTERS) #
Eco-tourists walk through part of the Cano Cristales in the Sierra de La Macarena National Park in Meta province (Jose Gomez/REUTERS) #
Tourists bathe at the El Cuarzo waterfall in Cano Cristales in the Sierra de La Macarena National Park in Meta province (Jose Gomez/REUTERS) #
A stag deer barks during an early, autumn, misty morning in Richmond Park, south west London (Toby Melville/REUTERS) #
A general view of a road next to sand dunes covered in vegetation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia (David Gray/REUTERS) #
A rare total cloud inversion is pictured from Shoshone Point on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Grand Canyon, Arizona. Handout (/REUTERS) #
A young king penguin stands in an enclosure at Zurich's Zoo (Arnd Wiegmann/REUTERS) #
People walk on the North Sea beach near the town of Norddeich (Ina Fassbender/REUTERS) #
Waves hit the coast of Hanstholm, Northern Jutland, as heavy storm Bodil reached the coast (Scanpix Denmark/REUTERS) #
Japan's Mount Fuji is seen covered with snow from an airplane (Issei Kato/REUTERS) #

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