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Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) : following wolf tracks in the Toklat River on assignment for @natgeo in #DenaliNationalPark! #Alaska
What happens to wild animals in a wildfire?
Photo @coryrichards What is 'The Meaning of North'? Read all about the incredible ecosystem of Franz Josef Land in the August issue of @natgeo. The lonely archipelago lies 800 miles north of the arctic circle in Russia's Barents Sea and stands as a barometer for climate change and our impacts both a
African elephants have 2,000 genes related to smell—the most ever discovered in an animal:
Photo by @TomasVH. Beekeeper in a secret garden in Paris, France. #nonfiction #summer
Grizzly bear "highway" discovered:
Why bats would be lost without light:
photo by @vincentjmusi part of my continuing personal series on #animal tongues which is not to be confused with my forthcoming project on #drool. Rock is my neighbor's dog , he just moved here. Who photographs a black dog on a white seamless anyway ? @thephotosociety @vincentjmusi
An island at the end of the world:
Photo by @chamiltonjames (Charlie Hamilton James) A beaver swims over to inspect its dam. Beavers are extraordinary engineers. They create dams to flood areas of forest so that the can access food safely. They can raise and lower the level of their ponds and they dig canals to transport food and bui
What makes an award-winning photograph? #LetsExplore
@paulnicklen taking a trip down memory lane. Dr. Mitch Taylor tags a large male polar bear in a summer den. It was the point in my career (1994) when I knew I could be more effective as a photojournalist than a biologist by shining a light on this important species and climate change by working with
Photo @ladzinski / Rock climbing has many genres to it, it's not always about just getting to the top. In many facets of the sport it's primarily about the movement involved and the purity of the rock formation. Professional climber @joey_kinder seen here taking the most difficult path of resistance
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). Early morning, a girl from the Khan's camp is getting #water for tea. At 14.000 feet, the camp's spring freezes overnight and the #ice must be broken open with a steel bar. I am posting images from 2012 expeditions to #Afghanistan's Pamir mountains, now focusin
Eve #blended with a #kamouraska #sunset in #quebec #canada by @edkashi @viiphoto #echsight
IPhone photo by @stephsinclairpix of Larain, 18 of Pakistan, as she participates in a skit against #childmarriage with other young members of an inspiring international group called #YouthForChange, which advised leaders on the #girlsummit in London. Some of the most powerful words I heard this week
What was the largest flying dinosaur?
Photos: A century of outdoor eating around the world:
Tracking gut microbes proves to be a tough task:
Find out how to watch the Delta Aquarid meteor shower:
Photos: It's National Ice Cream Month
@paulnicklen just returned from the Arctic in Svalbard, Norway on a climate change expedition with a private donor for @sea_legacy There was no sea ice to be found around Spitsbergen and I have never seen the Nordaustlandet ice cap gush such high volumes of water. I have borne witness to a changin