Photo Blog

The Photo Blog is MNN’s curated collection of photography and visual art that focuses on everything that makes our world beautiful, strange, and — at times — extraordinarily cute.

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Bamyan Plateau Protected Area, Afghanistan
March 13, 2020, 12:03 p.m.
Local communities played a key role in the creation of Bamyan Plateau Protected Area, a large new national park in Afghanistan.
'The Vaia Storm' by Albert Ceolan
March 11, 2020, 8:27 a.m.
Competition honors best images of gardens, plants and flowers from around the world.
desert locusts in Kenya, January 2020
March 10, 2020, 11:08 a.m.
The locust plague already poses an 'unprecedented' threat to food security, and could still grow 500 times larger.
2,000 year old dagger restoration
March 9, 2020, 5:25 p.m.
The ancient weapon was discovered in Germany by a 19-year-old intern.
The inscriptions on the famous rock include many indecipherable words, Brittany village of Plougastel-Daoulas,
March 2, 2020, 11:26 a.m.
A contest to reveal the truth behind the mysterious inscription on a boulder in France produces 2 winners.
This 4-mile walk around Lake Buttermere goes through two towns along the lake.
February 29, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
The United Kingdom's most popular national park has some of the most unforgettable hikes.
'Frozen Mobile Home'
February 25, 2020, 8:18 a.m.
Underwater Photographer of the Year winners include a smiling dolphin and octopus with a soccer ball.
'Sunplit'
February 17, 2020, 8:36 a.m.
Riveting photos include landscapes, portraits, nature and environmental images.
An illustration of New Horizons' flyby of Arrokoth, a Kuiper Belt object that has changed little since its formation billions of years ago.
February 14, 2020, 3:24 p.m.
NASA has released 'astonishing' results from the first up-close flyby of a Kuiper Belt space rock.