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Hagfish slime could be used to create eco-friendly fabric:
Interactive: Monitoring landslides in the United States
Boudhanath Temple Nepal Photo by @salvarezphoto this place provides such a sense of peace and tranquillity to everyone who comes and walks a circuit around it. After the terrible week in the Khumbu I walked more than one... Leaving Kathmandu this morning headed to France on an assignment for @natgeo
The biggest threat to Mediterranean?
Photo by @amivitale. This photo was taken during a Fulani baby naming ceremony and the girls put on lipstick for the special occasion. There were a lot of fat babies there, despite this being a very dry and remote part of #Benin. The women told me it was because of a solar irrigated garden and how m
Map: History of deaths on Mount Everest
A lightning storm captured in black-and-white image: #YourShot
What's making duck-like sounds in the ocean?
Sherpas issue list of 13 demands for better conditions on Everest:
A trip to Mars might be surprisingly affordable?
Watch: Conservationists can't walk away from saving the Gobi bear
South Sudan is on the verge of the world's worst famine:
Shasta Dam, California. Video of panoramic image by @peteressick. Shasta Dam was built by the Bureau of Reclamation from 1938-45. The purpose was to provide irrigation and drinking water to drier areas in Southern California. The dam catches runoff from a huge area in the north of the state. Because
Photo by @haarbergphoto (Erlend Haarberg) – we have just returned from a 24-days tent trip in the #Sarek National Park in #Sweden. The snow is still deep in the park, but the days are getting warmer and the air is filled with the sounds of spring. Large #ptarmigan flocks that form during winter have
The risks of building in nature's danger zones:
Photo by @BrianSkerry NGS Explorer Mike Fay stands on the edge of the lagoon in Millennium Atoll; a remote and uninhabited island in the central South Pacific. From an upcoming @natgeo story about an expedition to the Southern Line Islands and unspoiled coral reefs. #kiribati #pristineseas
How a stowaway survived a trip in a plane wheel well:
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). I have been at a loss for what to do in these days after the #Everest tragedy. As a photographer who has worked with the #Sherpa community (for an upcoming story at National Geographic), I am devastated. Two of the deceased were men I knew. At the end of the
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: