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.
The Dead Sea, on the border between Israel and Jordan, is the lowest and saltiest body of water in the world—and experts say it is on course to dry out by 2050.
Over the past week, I took a virtual tour with Google Earth, and wanted to share some of these snapshots of the human landscape in Mexico.
Parts of California have just experienced the wettest winter on record—months of rain have refilled reservoirs and snow has covered the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Festivals and glimpses of the new season from around the world, as we shake off the winter and greet the spring
Getty Images photographer Mario Tama just returned from the Arctic, after accompanying researchers with NASA's Operation IceBridge as they flew research flights above the Arctic Ocean.
Off the coast of Yemen, in the Arabian Sea, lies the isolated Socotra Island, where hundreds of plants and animals have developed into unique species.
As the Trumps prepare to host their first state dinner on Tuesday, a look back at state dinners held by past U.S. presidents, from Eisenhower to Obama.
A baby visits the U.S. Senate floor, Boston Marathoners end up miserably wet, orca whales hunt seal pups in Argentina, Israel celebrates its independence day, and much more.
In western Oklahoma, a region suffering through a harsh drought, several wildfires have recently broken out, including the Rhea Fire, a “megafire” which has burned more than 260,000 acres.