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.
I’ve been traveling recently, and was unable to compose a proper photo story for today, so I hope you’ll indulge me if I just share a few pictures I took in and around Seattle yesterday.
A small collection of images from the past few weeks from North America, Asia, and Europe, of tulips, sunshine, and cherry blossoms—surely signs of warmer days to come.
Images from recent years of dust storms, sandstorms, haboobs, and the eerie skies that accompany these phenomena.
Over the past few weeks, I took a virtual tour with Google Earth, and now want to share some of these snapshots of the human landscape in Germany.
A blast of freezing weather called the “Beast from the East” has gripped most of Europe this week, bringing snowstorms and icy conditions as far south as the Mediterranean.
For the past two weeks, the Philippine volcano Mount Mayon has been sporadically erupting as local authorities warn that an even more violent eruption may be imminent.
Arctic outbreak, thundersnow and bomb cyclone, polar vortex, snow assault, jellybean, boom!
Four consecutive dry years have put the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan River, and the Dead Sea at risk.
Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava.
Some of the strongest Santa Ana winds recorded in years have been pushing several sudden and destructive wildfires across the hills and towns north of Los Angeles.
In the mountains of China’s Sichuan Province, a network of research centers and wildlife sanctuaries has been established to support native endangered species.
Toward the end of autumn, parts of northern India and Pakistan are frequently covered by a thick smog caused by a temperature inversion. This year is particularly bad.
Images from the past few years of the Antarctic landscape, wildlife, research facilities, and some of the scientific work taking place there.
One last look at my favorite season of the year, with more autumnal images from across the Northern Hemisphere.
High in the Russian Far East lies Wrangel Island, a harsh landscape that supports a surprisingly diverse ecosystem.
It really is the best season.
Yellowstone, now 145 years old, was the first national park established in the world.
The Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica just set a new record, sailing through the Northwest Passage above North America earlier than ever before.
A collection of images of unusual, intriguing, and beautiful trees and forests around the world.
For a number of reasons, natural and human, people have abandoned many places around the world.
A collection of images from the southern U.S. border by the Getty Images photographer John Moore, showing the landscape, those who patrol the border, and those who choose to risk everything to cross it.
Inside a port of entry facility in Tornillo, Texas, temporary housing has been built for the newly overflowing population of unaccompanied minors and the children of detained migrant parents, under the new “zero-tolerance” policy.
A wee Welsh bunny, Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Indonesia, a skyscraper-scaling raccoon in Minnesota, a meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore, and much more.
A look at the beautiful game in action in some small and unusual venues around the world.