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Photograph by @paulnicklen // A fractured seascape. Spring ice breaks up along the coast of Svalbard, Norway. For many, they simply see ice and only ice. For others, they see the foundation of the entire Arctic food chain. Ice is ...
sitting on the back of the truck with the wildlife vet, and a very relaxed Livingstone Eland.
Limpopo, South Africa by David Chancellor @chancellordavid
Found in Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Elands live in both steppe ...
Clevedon Pier, Somerset, UK by @simoncroberts. This photograph is from my series #pierdom where I documented all 56 remaining Pleasure Piers around the coast of Britain. These eccentric Victorian structures are an integral part of the British coastal experience, although ...
Photo by @renan_ozturk // words by #thelasthoneyhunter film director @ben_knight- This is Maule Dhan Rai. The chosen honey hunter of his remote village in Saadi, Nepal. If no one else receives the blessing needed to safely harvest honey from these ...
A new documentary short on orangutan cultures, Person of the Forest, is having its global premiere this weekend at @mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado. The film follows photographer @timlaman and others as they work to document the complex lives of ...
Photo by @mmuheisen (Muhammed Muheisen) #onassignment for @natgeo. A young refugee from Kunduz, Afghanistan sleeps on a bunk bed at a "one stop center" where she and her family have taken refuge near the Croatian border in Serbia. One stop ...
@marcusbleasdale My short documentary on Central African Republic is out for National Geographic Magazine. Discover how war affects communities and how they try to build themselves up after being destroyed. #carcrisis @humanrightswatch @selwyn1882 @cambridgeuniversity copy paste this link to see ...
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Lanzarote is the easternmost island of the Spanish Canary Islands. It’s volcanic origin was born through fiery eruptions that saw its greatest recorded activity between 1730 and 1736. A couple of months ago, I ...
Photo by @joelsartore. Happy #pollinatormonday! Pictured here is a lesser short-nosed fruit bat from the @lubeebatconservancy in Gainesville, Florida. This bat feeds on the nectar of fruit flowers. While gathering the nectar with its long tongue, pollen becomes stuck to ...
Photo by @CristinaMittermeier // On #assignment for @natgeopristineseas and @natgeo. This project took our team to the northernmost human settlement in Greenland, the village of Qaanaaq. The purpose of the expedition was to document the places in the Arctic where ...
Photo by @TimLaman. Landing gear down - a Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture on final approach near a wildebeest carcass in Serengeti National Park. Critically endangered due to loss of habitat and deliberate poisoning, this amazing bird can commute up to 150 ...
Photograph by @paulnicklen // The face of a glacier temporarily frozen for the winter dwarfs a young polar bear as she patrols the sea ice in search of seals. She was only two or three years old and was most ...
Photo by @brianlehmannphotography - Aaron Wollin's #legs were amputated at the age of two from a #rare disease called sacral agnesis. Now he travels the world performing stunts. Here Wollin, whose stage name is Short E. Dangerously, showers with a ...
Photo @ladzinski / A pair of #greatwhiteegret's mirroring one another during a courting display. In the breeding seasons it's quite common for birds of nearly all shapes, sizes and species to grow out additional plumage and changed pigment, being flashy ...
Photo by @petekmuller. Dr. Steve Boyes stands for a portrait at the end of a tough day of expedition down the #cubango River in Angola. Steve is a conservation #biologist and ornithologist who oversees the Okavango Wilderness Project, a National ...
Photo by Stephanie Sinclair @stephsinclairpix // Victor Rossi, a clown who began his career in France, waits to begin the pre-show performances. It’s the end of the road for “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The Ringling Bros. traveling circus is ...
Photo by Stephanie Sinclair @stephsinclairpix // An elephant disembarks a Ringling Bros. train in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Elephants have since been retired from the circus. This evening the curtain will fall for the last time on the self-dubbed “Greatest ...
Video @jenniferhayesig // A titan triggerfish rises from its nest to tell our team to move along in Anilao Philippines. Titans aggressively defend their nests from raiding fish, eels and passing divers. Once we saw that this wonderful creature had ...
Photo by @gabrielegalimbertiphoto and @woods_galimberti - Marie-Jeanne cave, Haiti - Located in Port-a-Piment, it is the longest cave known to this day in Haiti. The cave is a veritable 2.5 mile-long labyrinth with three levels of galleries. Accompanied by a ...
Aerial photo by @tomasvh. The Chrysler Building in Manhattan. @thephotosociety
Sequenced photographs by @simonnorfolkstudio

On this day in 2010 (21 May) after years of preparation and rescheduled launches, the Astra
3B satellite finally entered orbit …
SES Astra, permitted me to follow the manufacture and launch programme of their Astra ...
Photo by @FransLanting Right now it’s still bitter cold in Antarctica, yet emperor penguins are gathered in colonies where chicks are born and nurtured against all odds. It’s a heroic story of parenting. Here’s a scene from the edge of ...
Photo by @TimLaman. African sunset a few days ago in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Fantastic late wet season storm clouds made for dramatic skies over the classic Acacia tree savanna landscape. See more from my current African photo shoot by ...
Photograph by Michael Yamashita - @yamashitaphoto - in Japanese culture, carp or koi symbolize love, perseverance, success and good fortune. They add living color to the garden and are often kept as pets. Rare types and colors can cost thousands ...
@natgeo @stevewinterphoto African lions may number as few as 32 000 individuals across the continent. South Africa is has an important stronghold of lions, in Kruger and in the Kgalagadi, and most populations south of the Zambezi river are largely ...
Photograph by @thomaspeschak Marine Iguanas can dive to depths of over 30 feet (10m) and hold their breath for up to 30 minutes. These iconic reptiles are only able to spend a few hours a day in the ocean grazing ...
Photo by @daviddoubilet A blizzard of fish fill the sea at Verde Island Passage, Philippines. Thousands of orange anthias rise into the strong currents to feed on zooplankton. Verde Island passage is one the most productive ecosystems in the world ...
Photos by @joelsartore. In honor of Endangered Species Day, the Photo Ark is “taking over” digital billboards in major cities across the U.S. The Photo Ark images are being displayed on the digital billboards in downtown New York City, urging ...
Photo by @CristinaMittermeier // #onassignment for @NatGeoPristineSeas and @NatGeo. After several failed attempts, 23 years of effort, and a lifetime of obsession with the Arctic, @NatGeoExplorer, Admiral Robert Peary led what was believed to be the first successful expedition to ...
Photo by @stephenwilkes. For my tapestry series I did a study in the rocky cove of Le Rocchette, Porto Ercole, Italy. The rock formations and the beautiful reflections inspired me to make this tapestry. The cove is along a sandy ...

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