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Photo by @thomaspeschak Blacktip reef shark cruising through submerged mangrove forests on Europa Atoll. Unpublished pic from @natgeo magazine story on Mozambique Channel Atolls. April 2014 Issue. #sharks #underwater #trees @thephotosociety @saveourseasfoundation
By @jonasbendiksen Oslo harbor in the morning. @magnumphotos
Khumbu Valley, Nepal Photo by @salvarezphoto A yak driver shields his face from a snowstorm. Yak drivers and porters from the lowlands carry tons of supplies into the Khumbu valley to support the thousands of trekkers and climbers who flock to the Khumbu each spring. #nokialumia1520 #windowsphone @
Photo by @amivitale. A crop of 14 baby captive bred pandas sit on a blanket at the panda breeding center of Bifengxia Panda Base in Ya'an, #Sichuan, #China. Chinese scientists and their international counterparts have cracked the puzzle of successfully breeding pandas in captivity. After decades
Photo by @Spono. Swimming among 28,000 #cobia in a giant fish farming cage off the coast of #Panama is an interesting feeling to say the least. #Exploring the #FutureOfFish with @DanEnRoute. #onward #aquaculture #scuba #asfreshasitgets #openblue #openbluecobia
Neanderthals, lived in small groups, isolated from one another: on.natgeo.com/1heIBNz
By @fritzphotos - on assignment for NatGeo in #Silicon Valley. #Hangar One was built in the 1930s for the #dirigible #airship USS Macon at the Naval Air Station #Moffett Field, now #NASAs Ames Research Center in #Mountain View, California. (The Macon crashed off California's Big Sur and was lost the
From the Big Cats Initiative to Pristine Seas, see some of projects we supported in 2013: on.natgeo.com/1heoSxw
By @fritzphotos - on assignment for NatGeo in #Silicon Valley. #Hangar One was built in the 1930s for the #dirigible #airship USS Macon at the Naval Air Station #Moffett Field, now #NASAs Ames Research Center in #Mountain View, California. (The Macon crashed off California's Big Sur and was lost the
Photo: @randyolson | Flamingos in a volcanic crater on Central Island in Lake Turkana. Myself and writer @neilshea13 are currently on assignment for @natgeo in the Lake Turkana area of Kenya. @thephotosociety @geneticislands #kenya #africa #earthday #flamingo #latergram #turkana #onassignment
Why one author says Pompeii is "exposed and vulnerable:" on.natgeo.com/1hlS69x
Record number of seal, sea lion rescues: on.natgeo.com/1hlHBmw
@paulnicklen on assignment for @natgeo with @cristinamittermeier. @nathanfletcher launches big air against a dramatic sky at #pipeline #hawaii #northshore @natgeocreative #surf #surfing #instagram
Newly discovered species of lungless salamander disguises itself: on.natgeo.com/1hlvHsX
Photo by @chamiltonjames (Charlie Hamilton James with @hectorskevington) Ive been practicing my camera trapping on a grizzly getting ready for starting new assignment in Wyoming. He's a big guy and as much as I want to see him I don't want to meet him.
Why was the warden at Africa's oldest national park shot?on.natgeo.com/1hljg0e
Sierra Nevada Mountains by @peteressick. Video is of a 17 frame panoramic photo taken to illustrate the light snowpack this year. With the snow at about a third of normal because of the drought, there will not be enough water this year for the farmers, cities and wildlife that depend on the runoff t
How #EarthDay became a global environmental event: on.natgeo.com/1hkMZX2
Photo @joeriis Mule deer migration in Wyoming. This recently discovered 150-mile migration corridor is the longest land mammal migration in the lower 48. Short film link about this migration in my profile @joeriis. @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #earthday
National Geographic photographer @BrianSkerry (on left of frame) #onassignment with orca researcher Juan Copello. From high atop a cliff on the coast of Punta Norte, Patagonia (Argentina) they search for orca in the sea below. Orcas live along this coast and hunt sea lions and seals on the beaches.
The beauty of a bursting water balloon: on.natgeo.com/1hkyrXq #YourShot
Sherpas killed on Everest laid to rest; survivors call for boycott: on.natgeo.com/1hkeQGM
Photo: @jimmy_chin Everest revealing after the storm. In remembrance of the Sherpas that lost their lives last week. #RESPECT #RIP Stay tuned on @natgeo's Instagram for more details on how to help the Sherpas' families from this tragic event.