No matter if it’s captured in a state of peace or destruction, Earth is a fascinating and beautiful place.
Below are 22 of the best environmental photos taken for Reuters in 2016.
From star trails in Kazakhstan to a breathtaking sunrise over the mountains of Austria, these photos will give you a unique perspective of the planet we live on.
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The stars above a camp in Kazakhstan’s Altyn-Emel National Park look psychedelic thanks to long exposure photography.
A group of people brave a sightseeing platform amidst the otherworldly quartzite sandstone columns that fill Zhangjiajie in China’s Hunan Province.
Not surprisingly, the city served as inspiration for the movie “Avatar.”
Boats make their way through Chaka Salt Lake in Haixi in China’s Qinghai Province.