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Photo of the Day : Nature & Weather

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Photo: Person walking between rectangular salt-collecting pools

Salt Collecting, Peru

Photo of the Day, May 30, 2010

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Residents of Peru’s Sacred Valley, near Cusco, have long caught the ...

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Photo: Tree and animal at night

Night Landscape, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2010

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I took this picture at nighttime in Tanzania. The tree is lit ...

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Photo: Silhouettes of people walking in geothermal mist

Geothermal Spring, Iceland

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2010

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Tourists explore the geothermal fields at Gunnuhver in Reykjanes, Iceland.


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Photo: Snow-dusted trees obscured by fog

Rideout Bay, Ontario

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2010

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This is an image from Rideout Bay in Kenora, Ontario, situated on ...

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Photo: Birds in a tree

Pantanal, Brazil

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2010

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Birds in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso in central-western Brazil


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Photo: Canyon landscape

Canyon Landscape, Utah

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2010

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Here is a photo from Dead Horse Point State Park ...

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Photo: Truck remains in a forest

Old Truck in a Forest

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2010

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Deep in the woods, this truck is taken back by ...

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Photo: Children playing in rain

Children Playing in Rain, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2010

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Children playing in seasonal rains are a great sight of ...

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Photo: Green grassy field

Green Field, Germany

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2010

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This is a photo of some new growing fields in ...

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Photo: Substation power lines

Islington Substation, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2010

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The sun sets over the Islington substation in Christchurch, New ...

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Photo: Waterfall

Iguaçu Falls

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2010

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A wealth of water—up to 1.6 million gallons ...

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Photo: Villagers scooping water from a water tank

Water Tank, Kenya

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2010

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Rendille villagers in northern Kenya scoop the dregs from a ...

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Photo: Boats and pollution on the Ganges River

Ganges River Pollution

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2010

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This shot was taken at Varanasi, India. A boat man ...

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Photo: Dew on a spider web

Dew on a Spider Web

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2010

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Early morning dew caught on spider's web in Acadia ...

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Photo: Corn farmer unloading a combine

Corn Farmer, Iowa

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2010

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Jason Hinson, a sixth-generation corn farmer near Kingston, Iowa, keeps ...

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Photo: Foggy park

Meadows Park, Scotland

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2010

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Meadows Park in Edinburgh has its avenues lined with trees ...

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Photo: Close view of a sunflower

Sunflower

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2010

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My wife and I are a photo team whose sole ...

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Photo: Clownfish swimming among anemone

Clownfish and Bubble-Tipped Anemone

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2010

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Bleached by high water temperatures, this bubble-tipped anemone is largely ...

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Photo: Boatmen carrying sand

Boatmen Carrying Sand

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2010

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Boatmen hired by the Bangladesh Water Development Board gather sand ...

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Photo: Water crashing against shore-line rocks

Bering Sea Sunset

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2010

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Water from the Bering Sea crashes on the rocks of ...

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Photo: Rows of trees in a forest

Forest, Serbia

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2010

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Forest in Vojvodina, Serbia, in autumn


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Photo: Frog underwater

Wetland Frog

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2010

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Underwater view of a rugosed frog in a paddy field ...

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Photo: Stone-marked grave

Stone-Marked Grave, Libya

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2010

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Carefully chosen light and dark stones mark the isolated grave ...

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Photo: Close view of cottonweed plant

Cottonweed

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2010

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Mother Nature found a way to emphasize with me during ...

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Photo: Steam rising out of a mill

Mill Steam

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2010

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I drive by the mill daily on the way to ...

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Photo: Clouds and sunset over water

Waikawau Bay, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2010

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This photo was taken at Waikawau Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand ...

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Photo: Lightning over water

Lightning, Cape Town

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2010

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Two separate lightning bolts converge over Table Mountain in Cape ...

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Photo: Cross formed in thick ice

Ice Cross, Maine

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2010

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A cross hewn for Epiphany in the ice of Maine ...

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Photo: Freshwater fish species

Ouachita Madtom

Photo of the Day, April 2, 2010

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The finger-length Ouachita madtom lives only in the Saline River ...

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Photo: San Luis Valley landscape

San Luis Valley, Colorado

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2010

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Southwestern farmers have long shared community-operated waterways, or acequias, like ...

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Photo: Whale skull in a tidal creek

Sei Whale Skull, Chile

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2010

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Inland ice fields give way along Chile's coast ...

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Photo: Girls playing in the Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Photo of the Day, March 30, 2010

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Floating on dreams and whispers, girls from a West ...

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Photo: People near a water truck

Water Well, India

Photo of the Day, March 27, 2010

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Indian villages with no watershed plan, such as Yethewadi ...

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Photo: Carnivorous plant

Australian Sundew

Photo of the Day, March 24, 2010

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Thirsty bugs are drawn to what look like dewdrops ...

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Photo: Man floating in sunlit cave pool

Xkeken Cenote, Mexico

Photo of the Day, March 22, 2010

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The Maya believed natural wells, such as the Xkeken ...

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Photo: Sheep near water’s edge

Sheep, Scotland

Photo of the Day, March 19, 2010

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Tangles of seaweed lure a flock of sheep from ...

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