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National Geographic
China's "super cave" is world's largest cavern:
How previous mates affect offspring size:
Photo: See one of the richest celestial objects in the sky, the Wild Duck Cluster
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) from my first camera and some of the first rolls of film I shot with it! @natgeo magazine was kind enough to send me back to the first place I made a photo story (1998-1999), an isolated mountainous region of the Georgian Republic called #Svaneti. You can see t
More Ebola cases expected in U.S. but officials confident of containment:
The sun sets over hay bales in a field near Baker, Montana. iPhone photo by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder on assignment for @natgeo.
Growing the next generation of botanical pioneers:
Once the world's fourth largest lake, the vast Asian lake was drained for irrigation:
Photo: @randyolson | It was unexpected to find how these farmers in Ireland did artificial insemination. They pulled out a go-cart that looked (a bit) like a cow. And the bulls were trained to mount the go-cart and then a guy crawled into it and finished the deal. The funniest part is I was surround
Taken by @stevemccurryofficial // The Rabari, a nomadic herder tribe in India, has roamed the area of Northwest India for centuries. As grazing lands disappear, their ways of life continue to change. Now only a small percentage of Rabari are nomads. @magnumphotos @thephotosociety
Is 2 degrees the right limit for global warming?
Photo: The town of Bonifacio lights up the southern tip of Corsica
Photo by @pedromcbride (Pete McBride) / A heavy storm creates a powerful light show on the north rim of the #grandcanyon. Opening the @natgeo speaker series next wed. in DC with #chasingrivers -- stories and imagery about the rivers that help sculpt geography like this. To get info on talk or see im
Monarch butterfly's genes reveal the key to its long-distance migration:
@robertclarkphoto A frame from a re-edit that I’m doing from the “Curious History of Feathers” story that I shot for @natgeo. This chicken is known as a #Silkie, a breed of domestic chicken, #GallusDomesticus. The first documented appearance of a Silkie appears in the written accounts of #MarcoPolo
Watch: Could vaccines help save endangered lemurs?
Photo by @mattmoyerphoto / Just wrapped teaching at the NG Photo Camp in Juba, South Sudan. Took this image while teaching students about portraiture. Check out the student's work at @ngphotocamp. @natgeo @thephotosociety #PhotoCamp #SouthSudan #iphoneonly #portrait #Africa
Has half of world's wildlife been lost in past 40 years?
Photo: @melissafarlow | Even our dreams are interpreted to mean that wild horses running free symbolize an untamed spirit. The reality in the American west, however, is that there are more wild horses in captivity than there are roaming free. Controversy surrounds current horse management practices.
First Ebola case diagnosed in United States:
Portrait of a flambeaux carrier before one of the nighttime New Orleans Mardi Gras parades. Photo by @tyronefoto (Tyrone Turner). #flambeaux #myneworleans @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety
Can South Sudan survive as a nation?
Don't miss our virtual photo workshop:
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). No, it's not make-up, and it's not retouched. Her #red cheeks burned by the bitter #cold, Marbet, a 7-year old Afghan Kyrgyz girl, just returned from gathering the family yaks in her winter camp. The semi-nomadic Afghan Kyrgyz community relies mostly on their a
We're eating better, but our diet is still unsustainable: #FutureofFood
Photos: Japan's Mount Ontake volcano erupts
How can we keep poachers out of the newly expanded marine reserve in Pacific?
In the Arctic, it's all about meat:
Moulton barn on Mormon Row was framed by a great double rainbow as rains swept through Jackson Hole this afternoon. The barn is one of two built by the Moulton brothers which are iconic landmarks of Wyoming. I’m in Jackson Hole teaching at the Photography at the Summit photography workshop. @summi
Ocean health gets "D" in new global report card:
Watch: Fisherman rescues drowning eagle
@marcusbleasdale autumn shows signs of arriving this morning at dawn. I'm finding it hard to concentrate on more important matters when the view is so incredible. #Oslo
While reviewing images from ’The Curious History of Feathers’ from the Feb 2011 issue of @natgeo , I keep coming across some incredible variations on plumes. This is the feather of a #SuperbLyrebird (Menura Superba), an extravagant bird from the #Passeriform order found in the forests of Australia.
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) of a boy and his horse in the village of #Ushguli, #Svanetia (Georgian Republic). This image is from some of my first film and my first camera (1998/99). You can see more of this photo story, the first of my life, and the one that shaped my photo career, in a gre
Tiny animals can move mountains of seawater:
Muted colors of Autumn in Jackson Hole. I’m in Jackson Hole teaching at the Photography at the Summit photography workshop. @summitworkshops @JimRichardsonNG @natgeo @natgeocreative @natgeotravel #wyoming #photography #iphone6
Photo by @tyronefoto (Tyrone Turner), Canal Street #latergram #portrait on a sunny day at the edge of the New Orleans Fench Quarter. @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety
Photos: Toxic fumes and ash erupt from Japan's Mount Ontake
Peruvian ecologist vows "you fight until you fall dead:"
Does Pluto qualify as a planet? Astronomers debate:
How did remote islands, now home to the world's largest marine reserve, come into U.S. possession?
Photo @ladzinski / The #Mississippi River is among the great rivers of the world ranking as the 4th longest and tenth largest on the planet. It's a beautiful sight, bustling with cargo, fishing, tourism, and boats of many shape and size. Seen here on a quite evening on old brick shores at sunset in
Why are so many of the stars we see single or double stars?