It’s time to revisit some of the most memorable events and images of 2021. Events covered in this essay include the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, vaccination drives worldwide, flooding in Western Europe, a “sea snot” outbreak in Turkey, and much more.
It’s time to take a look at some of the most memorable events and images of 2021. Events covered in this essay include the January 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol, the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic worldwide, a new volcano erupting in Iceland, and much more.
Powerful images from the past 12 eventful months
A stranded whale in Chile, a graffiti competition in Spain, an empty Christmas market in Prague, a lighthouse above Lake Superior, a presidential campaign in Gambia, and much more
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is inviting the public to vote for their favorite image, selected from a group of shortlisted entries.
Every day until Saturday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s orbiting telescope.
Rumors of a gold discovery recently brought hundreds of illegal mining dredges to a river in the Amazon. Officials have set fire to more than 60 of them.
A crab migration on Christmas Island, dengue-fever outbreaks in Pakistan, a castle in eastern France, migrants crossing the English Channel, and much more
Carlos Osorio, a photographer with Reuters, has spent the past week in Churchill, Manitoba, taking photos of polar bears, the town, and the frigid landscape.
Millions of cubic meters of fallen ash now blanket much of the landscape near the eruption.
A snowstorm in Moscow, a vintage-car race in England, flooding in British Columbia, smoggy skies in India, big-wave surfing in Portugal, and much more
Images from the Pacific Northwest, hard-hit by heavy rains
Winners and runners-up from this year’s landscape-photo competition
Some of the winning images from this year’s contest, showcasing the natural world
Recent images of visitors to Iceland’s newest volcano