Evening photos: Bioluminescence in Tasmania

Parts of the River Derwent shoreline are lighting up like neon at night thanks to a flash mob of billions of minute marine organisms that glow in the dark.

Over the past few nights around Hobart, blooms of single-cell organisms called dinoflagellates have appeared, turning the water’s edge blue and drawing the curious out to the beach in the cold of night…

h/t GR



  • dance…dancetotheradio

    One of the things I am looking forward to as an offset to enforced isolation when I go up North is the majesty of the night sky.

    • Frau Katze

      The stars are so bright once you get away from the city lights. I haven’t been away for a while.