5 TED Talks about Nature that Will Inspire You to See More of the Natural World

Not everyone’s lucky to live surrounded by nature every single day. For some people living in the heart of concrete jungles and urban scenery, spending time with nature may be an occasional luxury. If you want to see some nature-themed videos, you can start with these five TED Talks that will inspire you to see more of the natural world.

Camille Seaman: Haunting photos of polar ice

Not many people are lucky to see icebergs up close. Some may not even see one at all in their lifetime. In this video, photographer Camille Seaman shares magnificent and awe-inspiring images of gigantic chunks of ice that date back to thousands of years.

Emma Marris: Nature is everywhere — we just need to learn to see it

In this thought-provoking talk, Emma Marrison shares how our definition of nature may unwittingly harm it more than we realize. She believes that instead of defining nature as something that should be untouched by people, it should be seen as something that anyone can stumble into everywhere.

Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

This talk shares breathtaking time-lapse photographs of things in the natural world. Watching this will make you appreciate the glorious beauty of nature.

Paul Nicklen: Tales of ice-bound wonderlands

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen shares amazing captured images of creatures that live in icy natural habitat.

Rachel Sussman: The world’s oldest living things

In this talk, Rachel Sussman shares photographs of some of the oldest living organisms in the world. See organisms and natural habitats that go back to the ancient days.