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Pilgrims, Tanta, Egypt

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2009

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A crowd of pilgrims arrives at the mosque ...

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Plaza, Ontario, Canada

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2009

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I was hurrying to an appointment when something ...

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Photo: African elephant against misty backdrop

African Elephant, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2009

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An African elephant crosses the lush green of ...

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Picture ID:  206577         Published Location:   BK FIELD GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY B10063 168-9  (Click More Info button for more information.....) Picture File: 01524 50001        Submitter: SAM ABELL   Copyright: 41S (SOCIETY PRODUCTS NO PAYMENT, NO PERMISSION - REPRESENTED BY IMAGE SALES FOR 3RD PARTY SALES)   Subject: ATLANTIC OCEAN;CANADIAN PEOPLE;FISHING AND FISHERMEN;ROWBOATS;FISHING BOATS;NETS AND TRAPS (FISHING EQUIPMENT);CLOSE VIEWS;INFORMAL PORTRAITS;WATERSIDE WAYS OF LIFE; Legend: Fishermen haul a net stretched between two pitching dories. Location: OFF THE COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA.

Fishermen Hauling a Net, Canada

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2009

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Soul and muscle of their island, fishermen haul ...

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Mbukushu Mother and Child, Botswana

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2009

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A Mbukushu mother and child cross Botswana's ...

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Mother and Daughter, India

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2009

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A mother and daughter set pigeons in flight ...

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Mother and Youngsters, Malaysia

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2009

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New green and old, waving from fields of ...

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Mother and Son, Virginia

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2009

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When rally day comes to Good Hope Baptist ...

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Decoy, Indus River, Pakistan

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2009

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A hunter peeks from inside a decoy on ...

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Photo: Bull kelp along coastline

Coastline, The Snares

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2009

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Bull kelp clings to the coastline of New ...

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Photo: Brown bear resting

Brown Bear Napping, Alaska

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2009

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Safely bedded down, a brown bear takes a ...

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Children Playing, Oman

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2009

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Children revel in the spray of saltwater from ...

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Photo: Two women looking out a window

Window, Cairo, Egypt

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2009

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Arms folded in rest, women look over Cairo ...

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Sunrise Over Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2009

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Sunrise over Mount Everest


This photo and caption were submitted to ...

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Mount Everest's North Face, Tibet

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2009

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A climber gazes at the north face of Mount Everest. Tibet ...

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Mountain Reflection, Tibet

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2009

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After taking some shots at Mount Everest Base Camp (Tibet side ...

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Photo: Clouds near Mount Everest

Clouds Near Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2009

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This photo was taken on the way to Everest Base Camp ...

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Stars Over Campsite, Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2009

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Sherpas prepare their meals at Camp 2 as the stars appear ...

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Prayer Flags, Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2009

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Prayer flags stretch across Base Camp on Mount Everest, with Nuptse ...

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Photo: A Sherpa crossing the Khumbu Icefall

Khumbu Icefall Traverse, Nepal

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2009

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Sherpa Nima Dorje Tamang traverses a ladder on the Khumbu Icefall ...

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Mt. Kilauea Eruption at Night, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2009

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Lava from Mt Kilaeau flowed down the slopes via lava ...

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Photo: Rushing water

Porcupine Mountains Waterfall, Michigan

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2009

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This is the result of a ten-second exposure on a ...

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Trees whizz by on the way to the Okefenokee swamp, Georgia, USA.

Blurred Trees, Georgia

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2009

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Trees whiz by on the way to the Okefenokee swamp ...

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Bonneville Salt Flats at Night, Utah

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2009

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The electric blush of Salt Lake City, more than a ...

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Photo: Humpback whales in sunlit water

Humpback Whales in Sunlit Water, Tahiti

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2009

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When you swim with humpback whales it's not their ...

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Drill Pad on Wetlands, Russia

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2009

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A drill pad built on top of fragile wetlands probes ...

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Photo: Young girl shielding her eyes from dust

Dry Ranch, Australia

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2009

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Simon Booth remembers when he grazed 250 head of cattle ...

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Photo: green roof garden

Green Roof, New York City

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2009

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Some green roofs can be far simpler to create than ...

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Photo: Polar bear on bare, brown soil

Polar Bear on Brown Soil, Svalbard, Norway

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2009

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In Svalbard, Norway's Arctic archipelago, a camera trap catches ...

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Green Window

Green Window Frame and Silhouette

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2009

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While exploring Walkerville, Ontario's vacant, leafy icon known as ...

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Photo: Giraffes at sunset

Giraffes at Sunset, Masai Mara Park, Kenya

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2009

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After a safari in the Masai Mara Park we were ...

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MM 7630. Energy Efficiency and Conservation. In Greensburg KS, where an EF5 tornado destroyed much of the town a year ago, tey are trying to build the town green. All of the town buildings are pledged to be LEED platinum, and they are encouraging residents to rebuild their homes green.  Janice Haney hangs laundry in her backyard. 16472 B St., Greensburg, KS 67054.

Hanging Laundry, Kansas

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2009

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"We're farm people," says Janice Haney of Greensburg, Kansas. "I enjoy ...

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Planting of red mangrove seedlings in an estuary at low tide.

Mangrove Saplings, Bali

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2009

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To reestablish mangroves on the island of Bali, workers set ...

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Waters boil with jellyfish in one of Palau's marine lakes.

Jellyfish Swarm, Palau

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2009

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Waters boil with jellyfish in one of Palau's marine ...

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Standing on stilts, Madidi's "walking" trees, appear to move as their shadyside roots wither.

Butterfly and Trees, Madidi National Park, Bolivia

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2009

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The locals say palm trees here grow legs and walk ...

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Photo: Gray reef shark swimming in Kingman Reef

Gray Reef Shark, Kingman Reef

Photo of the Day, April 9, 2009

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Gray reef sharks and red snappers hover above a patch ...

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