Heavy rains and melting snow filled rivers and carried away bridges, roads, and houses.
A series of sandstorms has sent thousands to hospitals with breathing problems, and caused the closure of airports, schools, and government offices.
Images of Lake Mead, which has reached its lowest water levels since the 1930s
Images of people enjoying themselves among groves of blossoming cherry trees in cities across the Northern Hemisphere
Views of some of Iceland’s waterfalls, mountains, and beaches, seen in the winter
Some of this year’s winners and honorees, showing remarkable scenes from oceans, lakes, and rivers around the world
A collection of recent images showing people and animals both surviving and enjoying frigid midwinter conditions.
An oil tanker spilled thousands of barrels of oil into the ocean along the coastline of Peru.
Some of the top images from the 13 categories of underwater photography in this year’s competition
Stephanie Keith, a photographer with Reuters, recently joined members of the Olympic Cougar Project as they tracked a wild cougar named Lilu.
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, about 50 erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
Dive into a frigid Norwegian fjord with the photographer Olivier Morin and a group of orcas as they hunt for herring.
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.
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.
Images from the Pacific Northwest, hard-hit by heavy rains
One last look at the colorful beauty of this autumn, seen across the Northern Hemisphere
A month of lava flows and ashfall has taken a toll on several small towns on the island of La Palma.
A collection of images of autumn—the best season
Recent images of the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano
More than 100 houses have been destroyed by a recent eruption on La Palma island.
Snapshots from the largest island in the world
Images from a monster forest fire as it advances toward the city of South Lake Tahoe
As Ida weakens and moves northeast, many Louisiana residents are now assessing the damage, rescuing the stranded, and recovering what they can.
Surfing at a water park in Italy, Ivan Kupala day in Russia, a robotic rover on Mount Etna, a Pride parade in Mexico City, National Paddy Day in Nepal, and much more
Beautiful images from another world, of a delicate, ephemeral phenomenon
Images from this year’s Glastonbury Festival—back after a two-year COVID-19 hiatus
Images of protest from Houston, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Raleigh, St. Louis, Portland, New York, Nashville, and many other locations