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Beautiful sunrise at Portree was soon followed by the fog rolling in over the harbor. But still a sight to see. Port Righ (as it is known in Gaelic) is also known to be home to the Pride of Portree, one of the professional Quidditch teams in the Harry Potter universe. Shot on assignment on the Scotl
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) from the current issue of @natgeo magazine. A young boy in the village of #Ushguli (#Svanetia, Georgian Republic) the highest inhabited village in Europe at 2200 meters. You can see the whole photo essay online at and a short film about t
New analysis of the skull of Richard III revealed that he was stabbed repeatedly in the head before death:
Astronomers have counted every star visible from the night skies of Earth:
Fallow Farm Field, near Avenal, CA. Panoramic photo by @peteressick from the National Geographic story "When The Snows Fail" in the October print edition and on now. About a third of the farm fields in the Central Valley were not planted this year because of the drought.
#Australiansealion an #endangered species graces the #UnitedNations HQ. Honored to have my images projected onto #UN in advance of Climate Summit. Giving #endangeredspecies a voice. Photo by @DavidDoubilet.
What to watch for at this week's UN Climate Summit:
Photographer captures tens of thousands fleeing ISIS, entering Turkey:
As world population projections soar, will its resources be enough for us?
Photo // @jimmy_chin Rising mist after a recent rain storm in Grand Teton National Park. #justanothersunsetinthetetons @jacksonhole @thephotosociety
117 million lakes found in latest world count:
National Geographic photographer Gerd Ludwig (@gerdludwig) can't stop dancing after being honored with the 2014 Dr. Erich Salomon prize—awarded by the German Photographic Society (DGPh) and sponsored by Leica (@leica_camera). Shot in the David Alan Harvey container at The PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne,
A train is lit up by the setting sun along the Hi-Line Railway running next to Highway 2 near Chinook, Montana near the Canadian border. An homage to the great @natgeo photographer William Albert Allard who photographed the Hi-Line, like he did much of America's west for years, with beauty and honor
Behind India's push for renewable energy:
Rare black-footed ferret babies spotted:
Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) View of the Empire State Building and lower Manhattan after sunset. With my students from my National Geographic New York photo workshop. @thephotosociety @natgeotravel #NGExpeditions #newyorkcity
A NASA orbiter enters Mars orbit:
Debate over world's largest marine monument:
In honor of the upcoming sea otter week, see photos of the marine mammals:
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.