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.
Fields of lentils and poppies carpet this Italian landscape with a colorful quilt of blossoming flowers every year.
Over the past week, the lava erupting from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano fissures advanced through two residential subdivisions, wiping out nearly 100 homes.
June 5 is marked by the United Nations as World Environment Day, a day set aside since 1974 to promote “worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.”
Since Kilauea volcano began its most recent eruptive activity on Hawaii's Big Island three weeks ago, the situation has evolved and worsened.
The ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano has opened as many as 20 new fissures on Hawaii's Big Island over the past two weeks.
A pangolin in South Africa, a slap shot in Florida, canoe slalom in Australia, a march for the environment in Brussels, Makha Bucha Day in Bangkok, and much more
A U.S.-backed coalition now surrounds the last remaining ISIS holdout—the final vestige of a so-called caliphate that once controlled vast territories but that is now boxed in and desperate—in eastern Syria.
Last night, skywatchers around the world were treated to views of the so-called super snow moon, and photographers across the globe captured the event.
Colorful images from the opening days of the festival—“Tutta colpa della Luna!”