Photo by @paulnicklen | The narwhal is one of the most elusive and mysterious mammals in the Arctic. In this photo, they jockeyed for position to catch a breath of air during a polar-cod feeding frenzy. Ever since I was a kid growing up in the Canadian Arctic, I have always been fascinated by the unicorns of the sea. I had returned to the Canadian Arctic for eight years before capturing this moment. Follow me @PaulNicklen for more images that document the intimacy between wildlife and their environment. #Narwhal #Nature #Wildlifephotography #ExtinctionEndsHere


After Batsheva Hay quit her job as a lawyer seven years ago, her fashion shifted. “All I was wearing was vintage clothing, and I would go into department stores and I just couldn’t find anything new that I liked that was as much fun to me as the vintage clothing,” she says. So she started making her own vintage-inspired clothes, and then in 2016 she started a dress company, Batsheva (@batshevadress), where she takes elements from other eras — from Victorian to pioneer to hippie — and gives them a modern twist.⁣

To find out more about Batsheva and her dresses, head over to @shop – THE account where you can discover and shop from up-and-coming designers. ❤️🌟⁣ ⁣

Photo by @alexeihay

New York, New York

13 Days before Christmas ✨❤️❤️🎄🎄✨ Who’s ready for it?
Picture by ✨✨@pankovskayay✨✨
#wonderful_places for a feature ❤️🎄

Moscow, Russia

Photo by @michaelmelford | We came upon this beautiful iceberg while cruising along the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula. Visitors to Antarctica see the effects of climate change every year, but I find the effects to be even more drastic in the Arctic. #antarctica #ice #wilderness


Photo by Marc Henauer @nitrogenic | Deep thought at the bottom of a cave in the Aegean Sea. Due to overfishing and climate change, this sea has emptied of its fish. You can spend hours in the water without ever seeing a single animal. Sad and desperate to sit at the bottom of an underwater cave to meditate. | Photo Tip: To get the mirror effect of the mask, you have to play with the angle of the model's face and the angle of the camera. #YourShotPhotographer


Day fades to night - a series of photos from a rainy walk though the International District 🍜🍱🥘

International District, Seattle, Washington

#followmeto the magical time of autumn foliage in Kyoto with @natalyosmann . It felt like we were in a fairy tale. Which season is your favorite? I love end of spring/beginning of summer!

#следуйзамной в осеннюю сказку в Киото. Какое у вас любимое время года? Я люблю конец весны!
Music: “ODESZA: Bloom”

Kyoto, Japan

#Repost @natgeo

Photo by Cristina Mittermeier @Mitty | When this sperm whale, an old matriarch judging by the many scars in her body, started slowly swimming away, I found myself riding the strong current she created with her massive fluke. She knew I was right behind her, but she didn't seem to mind. More than once I thought about touching her, but as a wildlife photographer it's critical to pass through these moments as little more than a shadow. This is their world. So instead of giving in to my urge, I kept my distance and kept up with her slow swim for as long as I could, and then watched until she eventually disappeared into the warm waters off Dominica. Follow me @Mitty for more from my expeditions with @SeaLegacy that have changed me as an artist and a conservationist. #WhaleTail #SpermWhale #UnderwaterPhotography #ExtinctionEndsHere

Nat Geo is celebrating women who fearlessly push boundaries and inspire the next generation of changemakers. For a week, all of our posts and stories on @natgeo were photographed by women, about women. Use #NatGeoWomenofImpact to share how a woman in your life has empowered you.

Tag @natgeomedia + #underwater_world,我們會於每週分享主題精選照片。
December Spotlight: Underwater
Dive into the water, being carefree and leisurable.
Tag @natgeomedia + #underwater_world, We' ll post favorites next week.


“Even though it was an adjustment for Dash at the beginning, he has been transformed by having Bolt around. Over time, they have become best fur friends. Bolt is high energy and requires a lot of attention but, in spite of it all, Dash always has his back. The ocean breeze always puts them at ease. And, we hope this tender moment warms your heart as much as it does ours. Leave pawprints of love and kindness wherever you go” writes @whippetsunleashed


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