Life Along The Polluted River- A boy plays with balloons by Buriganga River as smoke emits from a dump yard during sunset in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo and caption by Andrew Biraj/National Geographic Photo Contest)
The Ice Bear- A polar bear peers up from beneath the melting sea ice on Hudson Bay as the setting midnight sun glows red from the smoke of distant fires during a record-breaking spell of hot weather. The Manitoba population of polar bears, the southernmost in the world, is particularly threatened by a warming climate and reduced sea ice.
Japanese children press close to view an “outer world” space exhibit in a Tokyo department store on August 19, 1958. There they saw a rocket which landed on the surface of the moon, strange looking people of the moon walking around, and even a satellite going around the moon.