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The warmth of autumn
In many parts of the northern hemisphere, bright colours are livening up the countryside.
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2012 08:55

This is the time of year when the trees of the northern hemisphere give a particularly eye-catching display.

Just before the leaves fall from the trees, they give a final show of vibrance.


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Across many parts of the northern hemisphere, the leaves are turning brilliant shades of reds and golds.


Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
These stunning colours are shining in Sheffield Park Garden, East Sussex, southern England.


Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Every autumn as the days get shorter, the leaves begin to die and the pigment that gave the leaf its green colour, the chlorophyll, disappears.


Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Not all leaves change colour, and the vivid green of the evergreen plants adds to the variety of colours.


Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
The russets of the autumn leaves was present throughout the summer, but was masked by the vivid green of the chlorophyll.


The brilliant display happens every Autumn as days become shorter.


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Across many parts of the northern hemisphere, the leaves are turning brilliant shades of reds and golds.

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Across many parts of the northern hemisphere, the leaves are turning brilliant shades of reds and golds.

Autumn colours shine through
Painting the town redhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=0c2u91I9VbdG4

These stunning colours are shining in Sheffield Park Garden, East Sussex, southern England.

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=0c2u91I9VbdG4Mike HewittGetty ImagesAl Jazeera Upload Images

These stunning colours are shining in Sheffield Park Garden, East Sussex, southern England.

Painting the town red
Every leaf is a flowerhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=0e8ZgbUcKm9nC

Every autumn as the days get shorter, the leaves begin to die and the pigment that gave the leaf its green colour, the chlorophyll, disappears.

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=0e8ZgbUcKm9nCMike HewittGetty ImagesAl Jazeera Upload Images

Every autumn as the days get shorter, the leaves begin to die and the pigment that gave the leaf its green colour, the chlorophyll, disappears.

Every leaf is a flower
Not a single shade of greyhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=05Q7dut2PFgIg

Not all leaves change colour, and the vivid green of the evergreen plants adds to the variety of colours.

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=05Q7dut2PFgIgMike HewittGetty ImagesAl Jazeera Upload Images

Not all leaves change colour, and the vivid green of the evergreen plants adds to the variety of colours.

Not a single shade of grey
A technicolor dreamcoat for every treehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=0cbhaZu6tY7Ur

The russets of the autumn leaves was present throughout the summer, but was masked by the vivid green of the chlorophyll.

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1350459205116?image_id=0cbhaZu6tY7UrMike HewittGetty ImagesAl Jazeera Upload Images

The russets of the autumn leaves was present throughout the summer, but was masked by the vivid green of the chlorophyll.

A technicolor dreamcoat for every tree


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