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Record drought hastens spread of California wildfires:
Photos: A medieval mountain hideaway
The waterfall on the River Braan cascades through the Hermitage where the Dukes of Atholl brought generations of guests to see the beauty of the Scottish wilderness. Our final stop of hiking through Scotland on the Scotland Photo Adventure with National Geographic Expeditions. @JimRichardsonNG @NatG
Behind the "camel-lady's" quest to cross Australia on foot in 1977: #NatGeoProof
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) from a story about #Svanetia, a remote province in the #GeorgianRepublic, in the current issue of @natgeo magazine. At the Quiricoba Festival in Kala young men compete to lift a 250 lb stone, with the goal of throwing over their head to land behind them. Most ca
Report: Economic growth is possible even while tackling climate change
Photo @ladzinski / A moody morning on the Atlantic in Maine's #AcadiaNationalPark. Acadia is the oldest national park east of the Mississippi River and is a must see in the early morning quite hours of the morning. @freddiewilkinson @janetty1 @mindframecinema @mountainhardwear @3stringsproductions #
Japan to restart its controversial scientific whaling program next year:
@paulnicklen on assignment for @natgeo and @sea_legacy off the coast British Columbia with @cristinamittermeier. When the water is so glassy calm that it holds the colors of the morning sky on its surface, the reflection of these orcas creates mesmerizing visuals and energy. To witness the power a
The best places to see fall foliage:
Photo by @DavidDoubilet. A baby green #seaturtle swims for protection of open sea off #nengonengo #frenchpolynesia. From Retrospektive Exhibition @stadtmuseum #schleswig with @Natgeo Germany @Nikon @thephotosociety
These 8 places tell the story of the nuclear era:
Can genetic engineering save the Florida orange?
From @robertclarkphoto Come see me speak and give a presentation at @photovillenyc in Dumbo, Brooklyn today at 1pm. Senior Photo Editor of Science at @natgeo @kurt_mutchler will be doing a Q&A on the #evolution of my career in photography. You'll see all the photos in this slideshow and all the st
Photograph by @paulnicklen taken in 1996. A trip down memory lane. Dr. Mitch Taylor removes a tranquilizer dart from a very large male polar bear that we found sleeping in a summer den high up in the mountains on Baffin Island, Nunavut. This was the moment in my journey through my career where I
A tractor tire lies in a farm field on Montana's Fort Belknap Reservation, home of the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine people. iPhone photo by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder on the trail of surviving Plains bison for @natgeo @natgeoparks.
Bear killed a man in a remote forest. Why do they attack?
Anatolian shares sounds about a journey through life: #EdenWalk
Opinion: "You sense its distinctive brew of swagger and sweetness the moment you leave England."
Photo by @pedromcbride / Aerial perspective of one of the world's largest living organisms, the #aspen tree grove, has started its annual color show. #colorado #foliage #thompsondivide #yellow #fall #wilderness @thephotosociety
Behind India's push for renewable energy:
A NASA orbiter enters Mars orbit:
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) from a story out in the current issue of @NatGeo magazine! So psyched that the magazine sent me back to the first place I made a photo essay (1998) the one that started it all for me: #Svanetia, a remote region in the Georgian Republic. Check out the video in m
Friday Fact: Elephants are one of the few species that can recognize themselves in the mirror.
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). Yahyah Baig and his niece are back home after a whole day's walk to a high altitude lake. In a remote village of the #Karakoram mountains in #Pakistan, they singe the small feathers of a #duck before cooking it. Could eating like our ancestors make us healthier
Photo by @chamiltonjames (Charlie Hamilton James) Fall colours in Bridger Teton National Forest this morning. The Fall is spectacular this year. Shot on assignment for a Yellowstone special issue.
Space photos: Night-shining clouds, supermassive black hole and more
Photo: Little auks make elliptical circuits above rookeries in Franz Josef Land
A mother-to-be cradles a fossil from #CarnegieMuseumofNaturalHistory. #Eomaia Sansoria or "dawn mother" @ 125million years old was a climbing mammal that is from the same #evolutionary line of placental reproduction (that includes us) and is 50 million years older then scientist expected it to be. @
U.S. aid to fight Ebola in West Africa could build trust in the health care system:
The nation's farmers are 17 years older than the average American worker: #FutureofFood
@paulnicklen on assignment for @natgeo and @sea_legacy, with @cristinamittermeier, and @aprilbencze. One of the greatest thrills of my life has been to swim with many species of sharks all over the world. The blue shark, however, with its electric blue color melding into the rich, clear waters 50 m
Photo // @jimmy_chin The skyline of Grand Teton National Park is always beautiful to look at from afar but running through them gives some dimension and perspective. @dirkcollins going from Idaho to Wyoming the hard way. @jacksonhole @thephotosociety
New California law will limit groundwater pumping for first time:
@stevewinterphoto on #assignment for @natgeo. I'm currently shooting for a worldwide #leopard story, showcasing the world’s most adaptable, but persecuted, big cat. From the wilds of #SouthAfrica to the heart of #Mumbai! Leopards aren't the only animals we've encountered in the Sabi Sands, South Afr
Demographics shape Scotland's No vote:
Photo @ladzinski / A #CoopersHawk taking in the warm rays of first light from his perch at sunrise in Boulder, CO. @natgeocreative @3stringsproductions #Earth365
Undernourishment has declined in most countries, but food access is still a problem: #FutureofFood
#Migrants line up to register after arriving at the Augusta port in #Italy. Roughly 1000 migrants are rescued by the Italian navy at sea each day while trying to reach Europe, and brought to italy. @refugees #marenostrum @nytimes photo by @lynseyaddario
Japan to resume whaling next year:
Early this morning at Maroon lake and Maroon Bells, Aspen, Colorado. Maroon lake, like many high elevation lakes, was created by Ice-age glaciers as they slid across the landscape. @natgeo ,, @thephotosociety , #maroonlake
Soil bacteria may help farmers grow more crops to feed the world:
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Bear killed a man in a remote forest. Why do they attack?