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Ruined temples and forgotten places: historic photographer of the year – in pictures

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Photography

Wild weather: Australian Bureau of Meteorology's 2018 calendar – in pictures

The annual calendar features stunning shots of lighting, cloud formations and the aurora australis. Hundreds of photographers from every Australian state and territory submitted images to the Bureau of Meteorology for selection in the year’s calendar, with only the best chosen to represent the full …

Removal of Yellowstone Grizzlies From Endangered List Ignites Controversy

While some conservationists are applauding the return of the bears, others worry that the species is not ready to be managed by states that may promote hunting.<p>To see how far we've come in restoring grizzly bear populations in and around Yellowstone National Park, consider: There are five times …

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The 99-million-year-old hatchling from the Cretaceous Period is the best preserved of its kind.<p>The remains of a baby bird from the time of the dinosaurs have been discovered in a specimen of 99-million-year-old amber, according to scientists writing in the journal <i>Gondwana Research</i>.<p>The hatchling …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Giant Antarctic iceberg 'hanging by a thread', say scientists

Split in the Larsen C ice shelf will release an iceberg a quarter of the size of Wales, changing the landscape of the Antarctic peninsula<p>A giant section of an Antarctic ice shelf is hanging by a thread and could break off at any moment, researchers have revealed.<p>The split in the Larsen C ice shelf …

Antarctica

Canada : le fossile d'un dinosaure parfaitement conservé présenté au public

Le fossile de ce nodosaure datant de 110 millions d'années a été découvert par un mineur dans la province de l'Alberta, au Canada.<p>Le Royal Tyrrell …

Biologie

Shocking Photos Taken Behind-the-Scenes at Puppy Mills

In 2013, photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur was with the SPCA when they seized approximately 100 dogs from a puppy mill in rural Quebec. After a …

Dental Care

2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

Travel

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Suède : les étincelles de Forsberg<p>Foot<p>La Suède n'a pas de Neymar ni de Harry Kane, elle n'a plus Zlatan, mais elle a un collectif sûr de lui et Emil …

Emmanuel Macron

Haunting Photos of Polar Bears in a World Without Ice

Photographer Patty Waymire has sent prints of <i>No Snow, No Ice?</i> both to former President Barack Obama and to current President Donald Trump. It was …

Wildlife

Poachers Kill Rhino in Brazen Attack at French Zoo

A four-year-old rhino was found shot to death with a horn hacked off—a new twist in the ongoing slaughter of the vulnerable animals.<p>Poachers broke into a zoo in France and shot and killed one of its rhinos before fleeing the scene.<p>On Tuesday morning keepers at Thoiry Zoo, in the suburbs west of …

World Wildlife Day photography competition finalists

Ten finalists capture the theme of ‘through young eyes’ in this young photographers’ competition that aims to engage youth around the world in wildlife conservation. The winner will be announced at noon EST in New York

This May Be Our Best Idea of What a Dinosaur Really Looked Like

By lighting up Jurassic-era bones with lasers, researchers have added even more detail to our picture of the feathered dinosaur Anchiornis.<p>Picture a red-headed woodpecker crossed with a tiny velociraptor, and you have a good mental image of <i>Anchiornis,</i> a foot-high dinosaur that hails from the Late …

Islande : chutes de neige historiques à Reykja­vík

L'église Hallgrímskirkja<p>During this night it's been one of the most intense snowfalls I've experienced. We literally got 30-40 cm (like 15") of snow …

France

Sunshine coasts and heights of beauty in Australia – in pictures

Photographer Gab Scanu, 20, has amassed a huge following on Instagram with his aerial shots of Australian landscapes and coastlines. He spoke to us about his work<p>See Scanu’s work at a new exhibition running 9–20 February in Sydney<p>Gab Scanu works alone, with a special operating licence for his UAV …

Australia

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including white rhinos and a giant spider

How a Photo of Jewish and Muslim Kids Protesting President Trump Went Viral

The little girl is wearing a hijab and the little boy a kippah. Both are sitting on their father’s shoulders, smiling to each other and holding signs …

Donald Trump

Protests across Britain against Trump's travel ban – in pictures

Arnel Hecimovic and Guy Lane

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Immune System

Earth Shines in Dramatic New Pictures From Space

The first high-resolution images from an advanced weather satellite show our dynamic planet in vivid detail.<p>Get ready to see our home planet in a whole new light, thanks to stunning photos of Earth taken by a next-generation weather satellite.<p>The GOES-16 satellite is the latest in a series of …

Nepal's last nomadic tribe – in pictures

Global development professionals network,Indigenous peoples,World news,Nepal,South and Central Asia,Photography<p>The Raute are hunter gatherers, only 156 now survive and are resisting attempts to move into permanent settlements. Jan Møller Hansen spent three days travelling from Kathmandu to reach a …

Central Asia

Witness Cuba's Evolution in 39 Photos

An old American car, long a staple of Cuban roads, sits along Guanabo Beach, near Havana.<br>Joakim Eskildsen for TIME<p>1 of 39<p>“For centuries, Cuba’s …

Cuba

New Poisonous Frog Species Discovered in Peru

A peculiar croak heard within the Amazon rain forest leads to the naming of a new species of frog.<p>Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, in a region known as the Manú Biosphere Reserve, Shirley Jennifer Serrano Rojas crouched near a stream. She listened while her audio recorder tracked the noise of the rain …

Why the World's Biggest Sharks Love Mafia Island

Scientists hope the whale sharks that live around the East African island will help them better understand how to preserve the species.<p>In some places, whale sharks routinely swim between countries, even on a daily basis. But at Mafia Island—a New York City-sized atoll just off the coast of …

Surviving South Sudan's escalating violence: life in a UN camp – in pictures

Intensifying ethnic conflict in South Sudan has led UN investigators to warn that the country is on the brink of genocide. More than a million people have fled the country to neighbouring states, while many more have taken shelter in UN camps such as Malakal, home to more than 33,000 people

Divers Remove a Fist-Sized Hook From a Shark's Mouth–By Hand

Dramatic photos show a diver gently pulling a large hook out of a shark's mouth, but scientists say the act may not have been necessary.<p>Shark diving is a popular hobby in the Caribbean, where the animals are easily drawn in by the smell of bait in the water.<p>One group in Florida regularly dives to …

NASA Gets Last Close Look at This Eerie Alien Moon

After a poignant farewell flyby of Saturn’s largest moon, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is on a collision course with the ringed planet itself.<p>On April 21, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft paid its final visit to Saturn’s largest moon, swooping roughly 600 miles above Titan’s haze-wrapped surface.<p>This last …

Biggest Worries, Wins of U.S. Disease Control Chief

Germination<p>As Thomas Frieden prepares to leave office, he shared his hopes for the future and the health threats that still need to be addressed.<p>As the 16th director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Thomas R. Frieden has had to tackle some of the biggest disease …

Look Inside Russia's Wildest Nature Reserves—Now Turning 100

Russia is celebrating the centennial of its system of nature protection—including reserves so strict that few people have ever visited them.<p>Russia’s tumultuous history includes one legacy little known outside its borders—a vast system of protected lands that conservationists have fought for decades …

First Bumblebee Declared Endangered in U.S.

The rusty patched bumblebee population has declined 87 percent over the past two decades.<p>For the first time in the United States, a species of bumblebee is endangered.<p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday on its website that the rusty patched bumblebee (<i>Bombus affinis</i>), once a common …