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10 top environmental Instagrammers to follow on Earth Day

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Daily Hive Staff Apr 21, 2017 1:16 am 740

Celebrated in more than 193 countries, Earth Day connects over a billion people to inspire them to make a difference and share their conservation efforts through photos and conversation.

Instagram gives people a way to capture and share the world’s moments – and it’s quickly become a platform for people to connect, discover and learn more about the environment and conservationism by sharing their passion through photos.

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Here in Canada, we are fortunate to have amazing Instagrammers sharing breathtaking photos of our country’s beautiful scenery and wildlife, while ensuring we learn more about our natural environment.

So in honour of Earth Day, here are some of Canada’s top environmental Instagrammers.

Paul Zizka


Hailing from Banff, Paul’s photographs are all kinds of awesome.

Paul Nicklen

Paul Nicken is a photojournalist for National Geographic who captures some truly stunning shots of wildlife around the world.


John E Marriott

John is a professional Canadian photographer who captures some of the most beautiful scenery this country has to offer.

Rebecca Simrose

Rebecca has travelled the world capturing nature at its most beautiful.

When you know you’re awake but it feels like a dream. #explorebc #hellobc

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Sea Legacy 

SeaLegacy is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the ocean. They also take some pretty incredible photos.

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Environment and Climate Change Canada

Responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, Environment and Climate Change Canada also have a nice side gig producing one of the best Instagram feeds around.

Ocean’s Initiative

Oceans Initiative is a team of scientists on a mission to protect marine wildlife.

Ian McAllister

Ian focusses on wildlife photography along Canada’s Pacific coastline.

Chris Istace 

Chris is a photographer and writer with an eye for adventure.

Nicole & Colby 

This stunning feed was founded by two maritimers with a passion for the great Atlantic Canadian outdoors.


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