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Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective. Men gather around a phone charging kiosk in downtown #Goma, in the eastern Democratic Republic of #Congo. As few residents have access to reliable electricity, these generator-driven kiosks allow people to charge phones and other electronic devices. For those
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz / @thephotosociety Free Monday movies bring many New Yorkers to the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival. As they wait for the show to start, picnickers are probably not reflecting on the long history of this urban oasis. In the 1820s and 1830s it was t
Photo by @daviddoubilet Lemon sharks on evening patrol beneath a crystalline surface in the #Bahamas a designated shark sanctuary where sharks are valuable to the marine ecosystem and economy. Thousands of divers a year visit the Bahamas to learn about, swim with and photograph sharks. With @natgeoc
Photograph by @thomaspeschak A large shiver of blacktip sharks in the protected realm of South Africa's Aliwal Shoal Marine Reserve. However, once these sharks leave this tiny parcel of refuge they face many threats such as commercial longliners and bather protection shark nets. Unpublished photogra
Photo by @yamashitaphoto. Parrot fish, Magong fish market, #Penghu Island, #Pescadores. #onassignment, following #Mazu, goddess of the sea, protector of sailors and fishermen. #Taiwan @thephotosociety @natgeocreative
photo by @joelsartore | A grey crowned crane with a pair of West African black-crowned cranes at the Columbus Zoo. #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday #bird
Photograph by @cookjenshel The #Redwoods are the tallest trees in the world, and #fog is one reason they are able to grow to such great heights. Unfortunately climate change has brought about a 30% decrease in fog along the #NorthernCalifornia coast, putting the Redwoods in peril – especially duri
Photo by Stephanie Sinclair @stephsinclairpix | Tomi Miyagi celebrates her 97 years with a traditional ceremony. Every August, each of the 17 tiny districts that make up Ogimi village on the Japanese island of Okinawa host official birthday ceremonies for their renowned elderly residents. While Ogim
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). This is one of those places in the world that draws me back again and again. The Milky Way over #MatoTipila, Wyoming (Bear Lodge), also/unfortunately known as #DevilsTower. The areas surrounding this 867 ft tall volcanic plug have long been a place where plai
Photograph by @paulnicklen. // As promised to the @natgeo followers, here is an image of a large Mola mola (Sunfish) and free-driver, @aprilbencze swimming into position for scale. The Mola mola was actually approaching us as it wanted us to help rid itself of parasites. Sunfish grow up to 2000 p
Photo @pedromcbride // When water and time link arms — grand things happen. Aerial view of Marble Canyon inside the Grand Canyon. Just returning from this magical abyss documenting the life of one man who helped keep this national park un-dammed - Martin Litton. @oars_rafting @ecoflight #chasingrive
Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) A Mongolian archer and his wife before a competition in Tsonjin Boldog, Eastern Mongolia. The winners of this event will compete in the National Naadam games on July 11. @thephotosociety #mongolia #naadam #archery #sonya7ii
#Huamachuco, #Peru Jose Vilcas. Portrait in a cafe. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety @instituteartist
Photo by @edkashi/viiphoto: A farm remains dry in the summer heat in Boise City, Okla. on Aug. 1, 2013. Due to #climatechange, the average temperatures of the Midwestern area of the United States have increased drastically over the past several decades, bringing on more frequent heat waves and short
Photograph by @thomaspeschak The hunt begins at dusk and continuous deep into the night. In small canoes, aided by kerosene lamps and simple hand spears Filipino subsistence fisherman search for small reef fish and other marine life that will help them feed their families. Photographed on assignment
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz / @thephotosociety Some 200 public primary school students in Maun, Botswana gather on a rugby field to spell out the initials of Coaching for Conservation, a day camp for Botswana primary schoolers to teach them about their local wildlife and the import
Nigerian refugees rest on the deck of the @MOAS_eu vessel after being rescued at sea by two @Msf_sea ships off the coast of Libya en route to Sicily. In the first 6 months of 2015, 137,000 people crossed the Mediterranean in order to reach Europe, up 83% from last year. Photo by @lynseyaddario on a
Photo @ladzinski / A #CapeWhiteEye starring me down in the #HexValley in South Africa. If painter #MargaretKeane had designed a bird, I feel like it would have looked like this. It's common to see these tiny birds in small social flocks, bouncing around inside of trees feeding and communicating. Lik
photo by @joelsartore | A critically endangered, male red-crowned roof turtle in breeding colors, at the Kukrail Gharial and Turtle Rehabilitation Centre in Lucknow, India. #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday #india #endangered
Happy Independence Day! Photo by @michaelmelford shot last night from my back deck with my favorite oak tree. Learn more about photography from National Geographic Masters- @natgeocreative #photography #fireworks #trees
Tall ships in town for July 4th, 1986 Liberty Festival. It was one crowded harbor that amazing weekend! @joemcnallyphoto @nikonusa #liberty #celebration
Photograph by @thomaspeschak On Oman's remote beaches ghost crabs occurs at great densities. Using sand excavated from their burrows male crabs build sand pyramids to signal to female crabs. Unpublished photograph from my 2012 "Seas of Arabia" @natgeo magazine story. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative
Photograph by @paulnicklen for @natgeo off the coast of British Columbia. A Mola mola sunfish approaches a juvenile gull, hoping to work out a symbiotic trade where the fish will lay on its side and feed the gull its annoying external parasites. Please #follow me on @paulnicklen to see how the sto
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz For more aerial views of America's biggest city, go to @NewYorkAirBook

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