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National Geographic
Water is a Right! Essential for all living beings on the planet. We as humans need to use this need wisely. Provide clean water to millions of people on the planet that lack this essential life giving and life sustaining liquid. This is the opener of my Irrawaddy River story @natgeo @stevewinterph
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Photo by @BrianSkerry A bottlenose dolphin ‘crater feeds’ in the Bahamas. In this location, this species of dolphin has created a unique feeding strategy in which they use echolocation (sonar) to find fish hiding beneath the sand. Once a fish is found, they invert their bodies and dig down to grab t
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Photo by @dguttenfelder David Guttenfelder. The 958-foot-tall Xiaowan Dam is the world's third tallest and just one in a cascade of dams now competed, under construction, or planned on the main stem of the Mekong (Lancang) River. Please take a look at our new story "Harnessing the Mekong or Killing
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Photo by @chamiltonjames (Charlie Hamilton James) European Griffon Vultures fight and feed over the remains of several hundred dead rabbits near Valderrobes, Spain. The location is popular with vultures as it is a 'vulture restaurant' where the birds get fed daily. Some vulture restaurants play a vi
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Photo by @TimLaman. The juvenile Cortez Angelfish, another example of a species unique to the Eastern Tropical Pacific where we are exploring the biodiversity. Photo expedition to Coiba Island, Panama by the International League of Conservation Photographers (see more @iLCP_photographers). Fusing s
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Photo by @joelsartore | An endangered baby Bornean orangutan named Aurora, with her adoptive mother, Cheyenne, at the Houston Zoo. #orangutan #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Currently on Stromboli in the Tyrrhenian Sea waiting for the volcano to erupt. Although one of the most active volcanoes in the world, with constant minor eruptions, right now she appears somewhat quiet. Stromboli has been in almost continuous eruption for the p
Photo by @amivitale #onassignment for @natgeo. These baby pandas at Dujiangyan Panda Base were born weighing only a few ounces and will grow to 40kg by the time they are 6 months old! #pandas #ipanda #pandacub #giantpanda #dujiangyan #chengdu #sichuan #china #natureispeaking #nikon #nikonambassador
The year 1936: A New York Central Mercury train is dwarfed by Cleveland’s Union Station. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo archives—see more at natgeofound.tumblr.com @natgeocreative Photo by Baylor Roberts
Photo by @petekmuller. Boats arrive into the main port in #Goma, Democratic Republic of #Congo at dusk. Goma sits along the shores of Lake #Kivu, one of Central Africa's Great Lakes, which spans the borders of #DRC and #Rwanda. #Lake Kivu is vast, fresh water lake with a surface area of 1,040 square
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). The view from my sleeping bag looking up at the night sky, from under a cliff at the bottom of the #GrandCanyon, in Arizona. Despite its natural grandeur, development pressures are growing on all sides of this National Park, looking for ways to turn this beauty
Photo by @GerdLudwig. Sheep on a hill near Kawakawa on the North Island of New Zealand, where the people are outnumbered by sheep 7 to 1, or 4.4 million people and 30 million sheep. I'm happy to have my archive now represented by National Geographic Creative. @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @thei
Photo by @BrianSkerry A trio of spinner dolphins playing a game with tree leaves off Kona, Hawaii. I went into this little bay early one morning and found the dolphins socializing, with several of them playing a game of picking up leaves that fall into the water from trees near the beach. The dolphi
Photo by @dguttenfelder David Guttenfelder. Hunger for electricity in Thailand is driving dam construction on the lower Mekong River in Laos and Cambodia. Bangkok's CentralWorld complex (at right) houses some 500 shops, a hotel, and an ice-skating rink. Please take a look at our new story "Harnessi
Photo: @melissafarlow | @thephotosociety with @randyolson and @pablocorralvega | Guests mingle under a large tent where tables are cleared after a four course dinner at an Ecuadorian wedding reception. See more @artesdequito #Ecuador #wedding #culture #celebrate #Ecuador #Quito
Photo: @randyolson | @thephotosociety with @melissafarlow and @pablocorralvega Moving a pig down the main street of Calderon, Ecuador See more on @artesdequito #ecuador #quito #travel #culture
Photo by @christianziegler. Coiba island, Latin America’s largest uninhabited island (some 500 square kilometers) off the Pacific coast of Panama is a truly unique place with lots of endemic species of animals and plants. Having been a penal colony for almost 100 years until 10 years ago, it is stil
Photo by @shaulschwarz - A mans best friend seems to be doing a pretty good job with his owner, at a gas station stop on the way to Kyoto, Japan April 13.
photo by @joelsartore | Arctic fox checks out the camera at the Great Bend Zoo in Kansas. #fox #photoark #joelsartore #beautiful #photooftheday #cute
Photo by @pedromcbride //Colorful Confluence of a Western lifeline - water: The Little Snake meets the #Yampa River and arid lands meet irrigated fields. Honored to have presented my work #chasingrivers to large crowds in Seattle this week for @natgeo Live at #Benaroya Hall. #drought #nature #conflu
Photo by @TimLaman. Can you see the Roughjaw Frogfish hiding in plain sight among these sponges. 84% of fish species in the Eastern Tropical Pacific are unique to that region, and this frogfish is one example. Photo expedition to Coiba Island, Panama by the International League of Conservation Pho
Photo by @amivitale #onassignment for @natgeo. I'm in China and so grateful for the rare and exclusive access into the world of pandas. I was able to photograph these four bundles of love at the Dujiangyan Panda Base. It's incredible that an animal this elusive and rare became so beloved and popular
An undisturbed hand, which was clutching a fragment of crimson fabric was uncovered before my eyes while working on a archeological dig in #Huarmey #Peru. The #archeologist, @Natgeo photo editor @Kim_Hubbard and I were privileged to watch as this 1000 year old mummified hand was discovered. I’m alw
Have you ever wondered what it's like to travel on assignment for National Geographic? Going on assignment is every bit the hard, wild and beautiful journey I imagined it might be when I was starting out as a photographer. Now, I wanted to try and show what it feels like to be on that long journey