"The Talking Leaves." Clover checks out a nesting box at the Connecticut Audubon Center in Fairfield, Connecticut. Jesse Burke

Be Delighted By These Photos of a Child Playing in Nature

— A father photographs his daughter’s trials and triumphs in the natural world.
An oil platform at the Prirazlomnoye field in the Pechora Sea, off western Siberia. Daily Overview | Satellite images (c) 2015, DigitalGlobe, Inc.

6 Views of The Earth From Above

— Staring at the Earth from outer space is captivating—until you realize you're probably marveling at destruction.

9 Images That Show How Fast The Arctic Is Changing

— Take a look—life at the top of the planet will never be the same.

Can't Swing an African Safari in Real Life? Check Out These 13 Photos Instead.

— Robert Ross’s book explores one of Africa’s oldest, least-known wildernesses through hundreds of brilliant images.

Audubon Photography Awards Displayed at Smithsonian

— Youth winner Zachary Webster takes you on a video tour through the exhibit.

See Rare, Extraordinary—and Natural—Photos From NatGeo's New Book

— The publication continues its century-long tradition of delivering stunning images from around the world.
Common Ravens. Gerrit Vyn

Enjoy These Gorgeous Bird Pics—Hey, It's Good for Conservation

— To save birds, cultivate wonder first, says photographer Gerrit Vyn.

7 Baby Waterbirds to Make You Squeal

— Photographer William Burt zooms in on chicks, and they stare right back.

Pigeon Portraits Reveal the City Bird’s True Beauty

— NYC photographer Andrew Garn’s photos, currently displayed in Brooklyn Bridge Park, zoom in on an underappreciated species.
Haunting Swamp, Fargo, Georgia. Pigment print by Alexandra Penney

Black-and-White Photos Show Off Swamps’ Inner Beauty

— Photographer Alexandra Penney's latest show echoes the great Ansel Adams.