Images of salt mines and evaporation ponds from across the world
A small collection of images from the past few weeks from North America, Asia, and Europe, of poppies, sunshine, and cherry blossoms—surely signs of warmer days to come
After the ice festival: fascinating aerial images of ephemeral architecture crumbling and returning to a liquid state
Last week, one of the most devastating storms to hit Africa in decades killed more than 750 people and destroyed thousands of structures, roads, and farms.
Snowmelt and last week’s “bomb cyclone” have overwhelmed rivers in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and neighboring states, causing widespread flooding that has broken dozens of records and cost at least three lives.
Photos from the past few years of the Antarctic landscape, wildlife, and research facilities, and some of the work taking place there
Recent images from countries across the North, where icy temperatures and snowfall have drastically changed the landscape
Much of Australia has been enduring a string of record-breaking and dangerous heat waves since December.
Recent subterranean scenes from around the world
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
The Woolsey Fire and the nearby Hill Fire have forced the evacuation of nearly 250,000 residents from their homes near the Pacific Coast in California’s Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
Within 24 hours, the Camp Fire has burned more than 20,000 acres, and has virtually destroyed the town of Paradise.
I’ve been hearing a lot about a “blue wave” in the news lately, so I thought I should do my best to cover this tidal force with news photos.
Photos of Venice, Italy, during a period of near-record flooding
One last look at my favorite season of the year, with more autumnal images from across the Northern Hemisphere
Snapshots from Google Earth, all rectangles of the same size and scale, approximately three and a half miles wide by two miles tall—showing seven square miles of the varied surface of our planet in each view
Recent photographs from Mexico Beach, Panama City, and neighboring Florida towns, as the full extent of the damage wrought by Hurricane Michael becomes clearer.
Michael is the strongest storm to hit Florida in 80 years, and the most powerful to ever strike its panhandle region.
The season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, and, of course, spectacular foliage
Lucas Jackson, a photographer with Reuters, recently joined a team of scientists studying Greenland’s ice sheet and glaciers.
The solid ground beneath our feet can, on rare occasions, simply open up without warning, dropping whatever it was supporting into an unpredictably deep hole.
Fiona Goodall, a photographer working with Getty Images, recently visited the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, a country battling rising sea levels with limited resources.
Recent images of people and animals doing what they can to beat the heat.
Dry conditions, high temperatures, and strong winds have once more spawned several large and destructive wildfires across the state of California.
After the horrific Easter Sunday bombings, loved ones mourn in Sri Lanka, and supporters offer prayers from around the world.
Fashion in Pakistan, Ivanka Trump in Ethiopia, Holy Week celebrations in Spain, an aircraft with the world’s longest wingspan, Notre-Dame cathedral ablaze in Paris, spring skiing in Siberia, and much more
Photographers were on hand as some of the first student groups arrived to tour this vision of Mars in China’s Gobi Desert.
Investigators and photographers were able to get a first look at the damaged interior.