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Wild_Life with @bertiegregory | Once factories of death, the abandoned whaling stations on the Island of South Georgia are now packed full of life. Fur seals, elephant seals and penguins, once hunted, now live amongst the ruins. This island is living proof that with protection and a lot of hard work, it is possible for wild places to come back from the brink. One part of South Georgia’s resurrection is still missing though; watch this week’s episode of Wild_Life to find out more. // Check out the new season of Wild_Life at natgeo.com/wildlife.

Wild_Life with @bertiegregory | Once factories of death, the abandoned whaling stations on the Island of South Georgia are now packed full of life. Fur seals, elephant seals and penguins, once hunted, now live amongst the ruins. This island is living proof that with protection and a lot of hard work, it is possible for wild places to come back from the brink. One part of South Georgia’s resurrection is still missing though; watch this week’s episode of Wild_Life to find out more. // Check out the new season of Wild_Life at natgeo.com/wildlife.
20,739 94 8 hours ago

Photo by @TimLaman | A Buffy Fish Owl triggers my camera trap on a natural treefall over a river in Borneo’s Gunung Palung National Park. I currently have a set of camera traps operating in a remote part of this spectacular lowland rain forest for my latest @NatGeo Society project. Why? Gunung Palung has one of the best remaining lowland rain forests in all of Borneo, and I want to tell the story of the richness of the biodiversity there, especially the species few people get to see. I’m going out to Indonesia every few months, but in between, my team members from @saveGPorangutans and #TamanNasionalGunungPalung are monitoring my cameras and sending exciting reports from time to time about what we are getting. If you are curious about all of the equipment I use to get these shots, please take a look @TimLaman where I have shared a series of behind-the-scenes shots. #cameratrap #owl #Indonesia #GunungPalung #Borneo

Photo by @TimLaman | A Buffy Fish Owl triggers my camera trap on a natural treefall over a river in Borneo’s Gunung Palung National Park. I currently have a set of camera traps operating in a remote part of this spectacular lowland rain forest for my latest @NatGeo Society project. Why? Gunung Palung has one of the best remaining lowland rain forests in all of Borneo, and I want to tell the story of the richness of the biodiversity there, especially the species few people get to see. I’m going out to Indonesia every few months, but in between, my team members from @saveGPorangutans and #TamanNasionalGunungPalung are monitoring my cameras and sending exciting reports from time to time about what we are getting. If you are curious about all of the equipment I use to get these shots, please take a look @TimLaman where I have shared a series of behind-the-scenes shots.  #cameratrap #owl #Indonesia #GunungPalung #Borneo
108,774 358 11 hours ago

Photo by @edkashi | Scene from the Tarantsy River in Madagascar. Image made as part of the 2010 @Prix_Pictet Commission. Photo by @edkashi #edkashi #Madagascar #PrixPictet #fromthearchives #tbt #travel #onassignment #environment #sustainability #azafady

Photo by @edkashi | Scene from the Tarantsy River in Madagascar. Image made as part of the 2010 @Prix_Pictet Commission. Photo by @edkashi #edkashi #Madagascar #PrixPictet #fromthearchives #tbt #travel #onassignment #environment #sustainability #azafady
186,889 436 14 hours ago

Photo by @PaulNicklen | Every single dive is a different experience, and I am driven by the adrenaline that comes with exploring the mystery of our oceans. My encounter with this male orca in Norway was a highlight of my career. He swam within mere inches of me and kept disappearing into the dark water before racing toward me and faking me out again and again. He playfully reacted when I jerked my head back during one of his passes. I live for these kinds of interactions. To experience the personality and charisma of an apex predator on their terms. My team and I are back in Norway to continue where we left off in 2016, photographing these beautiful creatures. It is a privilege to share the water with them, and I hope to return with images and stories that will inspire and give justice to this species and their ecosystem. #FollowMe at @PaulNicklen for more photos of orcas and to follow along with this exciting expedition. #Norway #orca #ocean #underwaterphotography

Photo by @PaulNicklen | Every single dive is a different experience, and I am driven by the adrenaline that comes with exploring the mystery of our oceans. My encounter with this male orca in Norway was a highlight of my career. He swam within mere inches of me and kept disappearing into the dark water before racing toward me and faking me out again and again. He playfully reacted when I jerked my head back during one of his passes. I live for these kinds of interactions. To experience the personality and charisma of an apex predator on their terms. My team and I are back in Norway to continue where we left off in 2016, photographing these beautiful creatures. It is a privilege to share the water with them, and I hope to return with images and stories that will inspire and give justice to this species and their ecosystem. #FollowMe at @PaulNicklen for more photos of orcas and to follow along with this exciting expedition. #Norway #orca #ocean #underwaterphotography
281,626 935 17 hours ago

Photo by Muhammed Muheisen @mmuheisen | Kasumi doesn’t want her hair to be brushed. I was on the world’s only floating animal sanctuary while on assignment for @natgeo in Amsterdam. De Poezenboot, which is Dutch for “the Catboat” hosts around 50 stray and abandoned cats, 17 of which are permanent residents that have lived on the boat for several years. For more photos and videos from different parts of the world, follow me @mmuheisen and @mmuheisenpublic #muhammedmuheisen

Photo by Muhammed Muheisen @mmuheisen | Kasumi doesn’t want her hair to be brushed. I was on the world’s only floating animal sanctuary while on assignment for @natgeo in Amsterdam. De Poezenboot, which is Dutch for “the Catboat” hosts around 50 stray and abandoned cats, 17 of which are permanent residents that have lived on the boat for several years. For more photos and videos from different parts of the world, follow me @mmuheisen and @mmuheisenpublic #muhammedmuheisen
170,098 1,123 20 hours ago

Photo by Federico Rios @historiassencillas | Two brothers rest together inside a crowded shelter for indigenous migrants constructed by the United Nations. Here the Warao can tie their hammocks. Within days of the shelter’s construction, more than 700 refugees arrived to occupy the space. Many spent days traversing Venezuela from north to south, finally reaching the border with Brazil. See more @historiasencillas and in the November issue of National Geographic Magazine. #refugees #Brazil #Venezuela

Photo by Federico Rios @historiassencillas | Two brothers rest together inside a crowded shelter for indigenous migrants constructed by the United Nations. Here the Warao can tie their hammocks. Within days of the shelter’s construction, more than 700 refugees arrived to occupy the space. Many spent days traversing Venezuela from north to south, finally reaching the border with Brazil. See more @historiasencillas and in the November issue of National Geographic Magazine. #refugees #Brazil #Venezuela
153,758 375 23 hours ago

Photo by @pedromcbride | First Snow: There is nothing like the dance of the seasons. A grove of golden aspen trees is blanketed by an early fall dusting. To see more, follow @pedromcbride #fall #snow #nature #color #silence

Photo by @pedromcbride | First Snow: There is nothing like the dance of the seasons. A grove of golden aspen trees is blanketed by an early fall dusting. To see more, follow @pedromcbride #fall #snow #nature #color #silence
282,052 494 12 November, 2018

Photo by @ladzinski | Relics from a century ago, whale bones decorate the pebbly shores on a remote island in the #Antarctic Peninsula, a haunting reminder of the excessive hunting during the whaling years. Walking around the iceless scene here was equally as shocking to me as I looked around at the evidence humans had left behind. The big melt, it’s happening. Photographed on assignment for @natgeo, please take the time to read the story in this month& #039;s issue written by @craigwelch to learn how deeply Antarctica is being affected. @sea_legacy @paulnicklen @cristinamittermeier @andy_mann

Photo by @ladzinski | Relics from a century ago, whale bones decorate the pebbly shores on a remote island in the #Antarctic Peninsula, a haunting reminder of the excessive hunting during the whaling years. Walking around the iceless scene here was equally as shocking to me as I looked around at the evidence humans had left behind. The big melt, it’s happening. Photographed on assignment for @natgeo, please take the time to read the story in this month's issue written by @craigwelch to learn how deeply Antarctica is being affected. @sea_legacy @paulnicklen @cristinamittermeier @andy_mann
281,727 535 11 November, 2018

Phone photo by @gabrielegalimbertiphoto | Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy, my hometown. It& #039;s always nice to come here for a few days and spend time with family and friends after weeks of traveling while on assignment for National Geographic. Tuscany is a perfect place to recharge and prepare for the next project. #tuscany #italy #home #hill #hills #green #nature #fog #morninglight

Phone photo by @gabrielegalimbertiphoto | Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy, my hometown. It's always nice to come here for a few days and spend time with family and friends after weeks of traveling while on assignment for National Geographic. Tuscany is a perfect place to recharge and prepare for the next project. #tuscany #italy #home #hill #hills #green #nature #fog #morninglight
259,378 525 11 November, 2018

Photo by @renan_ozturk | Figures on a landscape. One of the things I love about climbing is the community and inclusiveness within it. This is where it all started for me, and I was taken in by the tribe, and the place I come back to in order to check in and grow. This past trip was all about giving that back to others with new experiences like new desert crack climbers. In the spirit of our lost friends Micah, Dean, Bean, Stanley, Johnny, Hayden, we rage on, burning every moment of each day with wonder and gratitude. Follow @renan_ozturk for more images from the climbing life.

Photo by @renan_ozturk | Figures on a landscape. One of the things I love about climbing is the community and inclusiveness within it. This is where it all started for me, and I was taken in by the tribe, and the place I come back to in order to check in and grow. This past trip was all about giving that back to others with new experiences like new desert crack climbers. In the spirit of our lost friends Micah, Dean, Bean, Stanley, Johnny, Hayden, we rage on, burning every moment of each day with wonder and gratitude. Follow @renan_ozturk for more images from the climbing life.
365,292 731 11 November, 2018

Follow Aaron Huey @argonautphoto on assignment in the slot canyons of #EscalanteNationalMonument in Utah today. On his feed he will be showing sites that were recently removed or otherwise affected when the monument was shrunk by nearly 50 percent and split into three smaller units by executive order. The Zebra slots here (carved over thousands of years by water in red and white striped sandstone) were not removed, but the trail to get to them, and the larger buffer area around them, were removed. This opens the area for potential resource extraction in the future. Photo credit: Drew Ludwig Follow @argonautphoto in the coming days for other views and videos from these slots! (Note on access and climbing: The slot canyons of Escalante involve a great deal of climbing to get in and out, no surfaces were marked or damaged in this image or on this assignment, and climbing is not just allowed in all these slots, it& #039;s necessary to get out!)

Follow Aaron Huey @argonautphoto on assignment in the slot canyons of #EscalanteNationalMonument in Utah today. On his feed he will be showing sites that were recently removed or otherwise affected when the monument was shrunk by nearly 50 percent and split into three smaller units by executive order. The Zebra slots here (carved over thousands of years by water in red and white striped sandstone) were not removed, but the trail to get to them, and the larger buffer area around them, were removed. This opens the area for potential resource extraction in the future. Photo credit: Drew Ludwig 
Follow @argonautphoto in the coming days for other views and videos from these slots! (Note on access and climbing: The slot canyons of Escalante involve a great deal of climbing to get in and out, no surfaces were marked or damaged in this image or on this assignment, and climbing is not just allowed in all these slots, it's necessary to get out!)
1,076,435 4,207 11 November, 2018

Photo by @TasneemAlsultan | She’d walk in to the tune of a majestic song curated especially for her. Sometimes earlier, but that still means it has to be after 9 p.m. After all, the ballroom must be full to the brim with her female guests, all to congratulate her and witness her regal entrance into the hall. #bride #weddings #marriage #riyadh #saudiarabia

Photo by @TasneemAlsultan | She’d walk in to the tune of a majestic song curated especially for her. Sometimes earlier, but that still means it has to be after 9 p.m. After all, the ballroom must be full to the brim with her female guests, all to congratulate her and witness her regal entrance into the hall. #bride #weddings #marriage #riyadh #saudiarabia
277,387 623 11 November, 2018