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Passing traffic in #Guatemala . Phone photo by @stephsinclairpix #peten #caballo
Can elephants survive a legal ivory trade? on.natgeo.com/1wOLwFW
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Watch: A bald eagle is released into the wild after being treated for lead poisoning: on.natgeo.com/1wOt8gA
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Doctors and nurses risk everything to fight Ebola in West Africa: on.natgeo.com/1vUwr1w
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Enjoy this world-renowned tea mecca to the fullest: on.natgeo.com/1vUqJg8
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photograph by @vincentjmusi Even with the advent of digital, I still like the craft of photography particularly when it comes to making a fine print. With film, the great Ansel Adams spoke of the negative being the equivalent of the composer's score and the final print was the performance. I don't
Watch: Hangout from the Okavango Delta on.natgeo.com/1wNpOCc
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Photo @ladzinski / Moon setting behind the dramatically iconic #DevilsTower in Wyoming. Devils Tower was the first declared National Monument in the United States in Sept 24, 1906 of which there are now 109 in total. It's sacred to numerous Native American tribes and is a playground for rock climber
Severe thunderstorms tower over South Carolina in this image captured from space: on.natgeo.com/1vUfjJg pic.twitter.com/LhvrNIVtXs
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Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // The Omo River Valley is located in Southwest Ethiopia, and has been called Africa's last frontier, with a population of about a quarter of a million tribal peoples in nine tribes. It has been a privilege to go to the Omo Valley in Ethiopia three times with my
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - One of the first objectives of the #expedition was to climb the 1000ft high wall and establish a camp on top of the plateau. Pictured close to his route, @NatGeo writer @m_synnott (Mark Synnott) led the majority of the route using old school Russian gear and sta
Watch: Protecting endangered manatees on.natgeo.com/1qHK3fY
Opinion: Hunters' demand for elephant trophies should not take precedence over government accountability: on.natgeo.com/1qHzwkM
Watch: Divers clean reefs to save marine life: on.natgeo.com/1qH6PEH
Seven Sisters star cluster controversy solved: on.natgeo.com/1qGMEH0
How long can alligators live out of the water? on.natgeo.com/1u1xnzP
Ancient DNA sheds new light on Arctic's earliest people: on.natgeo.com/1u1fIs5
Photo by @amivitale. St. Luke staff member, Esther Desir, hugs a nurse inside inside St. Damien’s Pediatric Hospital in Port au Prince, Haiti. The nurses, doctors and staff here are extraordinary, selfless and deeply inspiring. In a country where there is a chronic shortage of health care personnel
Mercury contamination changes the way birds sing: on.natgeo.com/1qFEYop
20 new coral species listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act: on.natgeo.com/1u0FYms
Photo: @melissafarlow | A young, wild horse foal gallops at breakneck speed in circles around his mother as she grazes. Horses can run at 30 mph, although the world record for a horse to sprint is 55 mph. Horses have a highly developed fight-or-flight response when threatened or startled. Foals can
Photo: @melissafarlow | A young, wild horse foal gallops at breakneck speed in circles around his mother as she grazes. Horses can run at 30 mph, although the world record for a horse to sprint is 55 mph. Horses have a highly developed fight-or-flight response when threatened or startled. Foals can
Watch: Saving Mexico's environment through children: on.natgeo.com/1qEPSuv
Video by @chamiltonjames (Charlie Hamilton James) a road trip through Valley if the Gods, Utah. While running late to hit dawn at Monument Valley, I noticed a right hand turn - a bumpy dirt track to Valley of the Gods and took it - wow! The scenery blew my mind. Shot using hyperlapse. #hyperlapse6x