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The Ebola virus has killed a Liberian doctor and infected two Americans in the worst-ever Ebola epidemic:
@paulnicklen on a @sea_legacy private expedition to Svalbard, Norway to explore the effects of climate change. In over 40 years of living in the Arctic, four of those as a biologist working on polar bear projects, and the last twenty as a wildlife photographer, I have only found one dead polar bear
Phone photo: @ivankphoto Project Mi Barrio – Primera Comunión. (First Communion). Andrés Achance, 11, stands in front of his house before walking to the local church for his first communion ceremony in #Rumihuaico, #Ecuador. #projectmibarrio, #photojournalism, @runa_photos, @panospictures, @natgeo,
Don't miss the Delta Aquarid meteor shower:
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Space photos: A supernova's ashes, cosmic cluster, and star trails
Sudbury Ontario, a small mining community. A smelting stack reflected in the window of a wooden shack near the copper and nickel mine. @robertclarkphoto @thephotosociety
Watch: What if your home was slipping into the ocean?
Is it time to stop thinking all non-native species are evil?
Photo by @Amivitale for a @natgeo story on the Oil Boom in the Bakken. Children perform at a school recital in Bainville, Montana. Enrollment at the school has more than doubled since 2009. The oil boom is bringing great wealth to the region but for those on a fixed income like school teachers, it
Photograph by @michaelmelford. On March 11th of this year, using his authorities under the Antiquities Act, President Obama designated the Point Arena-Stornetta Unit, protecting approximately 1,665 acres of a significant and spectacular stretch of public lands along the Mendocino coastline in Northe
Horses, dogs, pigeons—even glowworms—were crucial participants in World War I:
This week: Spot the Dumbbell Nebula, and the bright star Spica near Mars and Saturn
A tip from @natgeo Photographer @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey): The secret to making truly great photos is the STANCE. I always shoot on one leg when hunting rainbows. #DenaliNationalPark on assignment for @natgeo. (Photo by @ali_geiser)
How drones will change the way you eat:
Photo by @TimLaman on assignment for @NatGeo. Morning mist shrouds the lowland rain forest of Gunung Palung National Park, which is prime habitat for the Bornean Orangutans my wife Cheryl Knott is studying with her team from <> . Follow our fam
Polar bears and penguins tracked via satellite:
iPhone photo by @stevewinterphoto of my assistant @bertiegregory flying the Phantom drone alongside Gerhard Vos in Limpopo, South Africa. I am currently on assignment for @natgeo shooting a worldwide leopard story. Stay tuned for more updates from the field!!! #bigcats #leopards #southafrica #steve
Photo by @TomasVH. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. In this photo, actors dressed as German foot soldiers run through a battlefield set in Flanders Fields near Veurne, #Belgium as part of the filming of a #WWI television series called In Vlaamse Velden last year
How World War I helps explain today's Middle East bloodshed:
From the archives: The first pilot to fly from Hawaii to California
Photo @ladzinski / Sunrise reflection of #HalletsPeak in the beautifully lily covered #NymphLake in Colorado's #RockyMountainNationalPark. @natgeocreative