VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
That’s the message of a new statue in Trafalgar Square, commissioned by Nat Geo Wild and about to be auctioned to raise money for National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative.
This year proved that there’s still so much left to explore—from discovering a new human ancestor deep in a South African cave to protecting some of the last wild places in the ocean.
This week, just comment on Facebook or Twitter with “#donate $10” to help us explore, document, and garner protection for the most pristine areas of the ocean.
Follow @NatGeo on Twitter and Periscope to share the excitement from St. Peter’s Square with Joel Sartore, and comment on Facebook or Twitter with “#donate $10” to support the Photo Ark.
National Geographic explorer and creative conservationist, Asher Jay, is sharing her visual arts at #COY11, inspiring young people to action on climate change.
As #COY11 kicks off in Paris, record-holding diver and ocean advocate Dr. Sylvia Earle will be taking your questions about the ocean, climate, and our future in a live Facebook chat Friday, November 27, at 1 p.m. EST.
This #GivingTuesday, December 1, join Dereck and Beverly Joubert for a live Facebook chat from 12-1 p.m. EST, and show your support for big cats and the people helping to protect them.
This week, PBS NewsHour features the Out of Eden walk in two segments on tv and online, and Paul engages with fans and followers on another live Twitter chat.
Scientists and sci-fi fans alike are wondering whether the unusual dips in brightness of a distant star could be the shadows of alien space structures built more than 1,465 years ago.
Difficulties with visas and permission to enter certain lands have rerouted and delayed Paul Salopek on his epic 21,000-mile walk, but now, after waiting out the worst of the Central Asian summer, he’s ready to set off once again.
Explore this year’s Google Science Fair finalists’ projects from concept to blueprint to final execution, and get to know the young students of today who just may be the scientific leaders of tomorrow.
From the tip of the jaw to the top of the head, remains from five naledi skulls provide tantalizing early hints about the lives of these newly found ancient human relatives.
See how early in the excavation, a single ankle bone was able to show researchers that Homo naledi was walking comfortably on two feet.
With an incredibly muscular thumb and curved fingers for powerful gripping, the newly found Homo naledi could have given today’s rock climbers like Alex Honnold a run (or a climb) for their money.
With Africa’s largest hominin fossil find unearthed and in the lab, Lee Berger called in experts and early-career scientists for an innovative workshop to figure out just what they’d found.