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15 Standouts from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Contest entry period ends November 17th, 2017 National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD), publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account, @natgeo. Eligible contestants can visit natgeo.com/photocontest to submit photographs in any or all of four categories: Wildlife, Landscapes, Underwater and Aerials. The entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo, and there is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. The contest entry period…

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15 Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD), publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account, @natgeo. Eligible contestants can visit natgeo.com/photocontest to submit photographs in any or all of four categories: Wildlife, Landscapes, Underwater and Aerials. The entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo, and there is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. The contest ends Friday, Nov. 17, at 12 p.m. EST. Our…

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Lunatic Rides Inflatable Pizza Slice Off 300 ft Iceberg in Greenland

The National Geographic Team recently completed a gruelling 6 week expedition to Southeast Greenland and celebrated with crew member Ethan Pringle sending it off a huge iceberg on an inflatable pizza. The mission saw Mike Libecki climb the hardest route in the country up an unnamed mountain; a burly first ascent on uncharted terrain. On the long boat ride back to Tasiilaq, Ethan Pringle wasn’t done with “firsts” and decided to ride an inflatable pizza slice down a 300 foot iceberg, launching into the icy Arctic water below. [via Nat…

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