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Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // Yamdrok Lake in Tibet, is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. One of the four sacred lakes, it is the largest freshwater lake in Tibet, it is surrounded by snow-covered mountains, and fed by many streams. Many Buddhist pilgrims make their way to the
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Climbing season is on. @Kjorgeson climbing pitch 20 on the Dawn Wall, El Capitan, Yosemite CA. @natgeo @thephotosociety
Photo @lucalocatelliphoto I was traveling on the central mountain of Bali, when suddenly I was in front of this spectacular Hindu ceremony. Thousand of people dressed in white in a parade for Dewa Yadnya. Every small village organise once in a while a huge ceremony to celebrate their Gods, like this
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - During the 1960 and 1983 expeditions, ice and hoarfrost was documented inside the caves of Grottedalen in northeast Greenland. We wondered if it would still be present. It is and it looks spectacular! This photograph was taken recently on our @negreenland_caves
Photo by @chien_chi_chang/@magnumphotos Isolation or reform, dark or light, Inle Lake in Shan State, Myanmar (Burma) appeals to tourists wanting to see a land less touched by modernity. In June 2015, it becomes the Myanmar's first designated place of World Network of Biosphere Reserves. #InleLake #H
photo by @joelsartore | A critically #endangered Sumatran tiger cub at @zooatl. Fewer than 400 of these #beautiful cats remain in the wild. The tigers’ habitat, the disappearing forests of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, is threatened by deforestation for commercial use. Their numbers are also dwi
Today at #OurOcean2015, Chile has created the largest no-take marine reserve in the Americas around the Desventuradas Islands. I led a @NatGeo #PristineSeas expedition to these remote Chilean rocky specks in the south Pacific in February 2013, in collaboration with @Oceana. As soon as we jumped in,
Photo- @andy_bardon /// A group of climbers melt snow for drinking water at 19,000ft the night before their climb on #AmaDablam .
Photograph by @daviddoubilet Icebergs are the perfect metaphor for the sea: Small fraction visible to human eye and the majority is hidden from our view. Smaller ice floes are called bergy bits and growlers. Join my partner Jennifer Hayes and I for Nat Geo Live presentation Coral Kingdoms and Emp
McCovey Cove, San Francisco, CA. Well, it looks like the Giants won't be in the World Series this year like the last. I took this photo of the statue of Willie McCovey and the water canons during a Padre game on Sept. 12, 2015. Photo by @peteressick on assignment for @natgeo.
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A tiny seahorse swims just below the surface of the water within a mangrove in #Belize. Mangroves are critical habitat for many sea creatures and a natural nursery for juvenile animals. This seahorse has the ability to mimic the surrounding habit on its body in an effort to cam
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Photo by @ciriljazbec / More than 100,000 refugees and migrants have entered Croatia since mid-September, an average of about 5,000 per day. Most of these refugees were taken towards Hungary within 24 hours of entering Croatia. From Hungary, the refugees are being taken to Austria, from where they c
Photo by @michaelchristopherbrown. This past weekend, the performance artist Laurie Anderson shared an installation and performance piece entitled “Habeas Corpus,” at the Park Armory in New York City. According to the Park Armory, Anderson "expands upon her work fusing storytelling and technology, c
Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // For centuries, Kuchi nomads in Afghanistan have moved with their herds according to the seasons and grazing lands they can find, but their numbers are dwindling because of war, drought, and ethnic tensions.
Their population has shrunk by about 40%, and many
iPhone photo by @dguttenfelder.
A horse is led on a trail through the Gallatin National Forest. One thing I love about the pine covered mountains of Montana is that all of the brilliant fall colors are on the forest floor instead of above in the trees. Today is day 21 of our backcountry horseback tr
Photo @ladzinski / Twilight at #SacredDancingCascade on McDonald Creek in #GlacierNationalPark Montana. This river is decorated with cascades and water falls for miles before eventually pouring into Lake McDonald, the largest lake in the park. Shot on assignment for @natgeo
iPhone photo by @tbfrost I have arrived in Ethiopia. In this picture are baskets filled with barley. They are being kept in the patio area of our hotel so the barley dries in the sun here in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. Now Spending the next few days securing permits and buying supplies for ou
Photo by @haarbergphoto (Erlend Haarberg) in the #Sarek National Park in Swedish #Laponia.
Ptarmigans are easier to spot in spring than in the rest of the year. They sit on the top of rocks that project from the melting snow and control their territory that they occupy for the mating season high up
Photograph by @paulnicklen for @natgeo. They don’t come much cuter than this Sea Otter in Homer, #Alaska. Please stay tuned for some news about the effects that a mass of warm ocean water is having on this species and #follow me on @paulnicklen to learn more. With @sea_legacy and cristinamittermeie
photo by @joelsartore | Meet Carlotta, a margay at the @cincinnatizoo who is featured in this month’s NatGeo magazine. Margays have special joints in their back legs that rotate 180 degrees, making it possible for them to run headfirst down trees! Check out my feed (@joelsartore) for more cool anima
Photo by Pete McBride @pedromcbride // Shot on assignment for @natgeo in Marble Canyon AZ: The first leg of our grand canyon walk — a trail-less route through the hidden realm of wilderness between rim and river — ended shorter than expected thanks in part to unexpected soaring high temps. Author K
Photo by @daviddoubilet An American crocodile swims out of the dense mangroves that surround the magnificent coral reef system of The Gardens of the Queen in southern #Cuba. These apex predators are referred to as the engineers of be #mangroves because their movements help maintain water runways de
Photo by @edkashi A family works in an artisanal #goldmine in #Ghana #Africa @viiphoto @earthinstitute
#endingpoverty #Bonsaaso. October 4, 2015
Photo by @ciriljazbec / I crossed the cornfields near the Croatian-Serbian border with the Syrian refugees. It was hard to walk because of the muddy dirt road. One family was at the end of a large group and I asked them if they could stop for a while so that I could take their photo. It's hard to im