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From the wild ranges of Yellowstone to the canopy of a Bornean rainforest, National Geographic photographers have captured some of the world's best images.
While many of the photographs featured online and in print have offered readers a breathtaking glimpse of faraway places or beautifully inspiring visuals, much of the work done by contributors to the magazine also makes a difference in the world.
Photographer Tim Laman's work put a spotlight on the threats orangutans face from loss of habitat. Ami Vitale documented the setbacks and successes of China's panda conservation program. And Joel Sartore is on a mission to photograph every endangered animal in the world—before they become extinct.
The photographs above feature some of the most illuminating, far-reaching and stunning photography by National Geographic photographers in the last 10 years. Read through the captions to discover the story behind each photo.