VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
After a week of archaeological site visits and presentations, lessons arise from stories of the past to help shape the world of the future.
Learn more about beautiful artifacts from a newly discovered very early Egyptian tomb.
The Dialogue of Civilizations team visits Göbekli Tepe and the Roman ruins of Zeugma. Explore the sites in these photos, illustrations, and virtutal tour.
Top archaeologists get up close to an ancient monument celebrating a culture where East met West. What lessons could it hold?
We can find reflections of ourselves in ancient cultures if we know how to look. Explore top archaeologists’ latest ideas from the 2014 Dialogue of Civilizations, and share your thoughts as well.
What can the ancient world teach us about today’s world? Join the conversation with archaeologists and other experts gathered in Turkey this week.
For as big and wild as the parks are, we have a tendency to put them into a very tiny box, thinking they’re just for summer road trips and photo journeys. It’s good to let them out.
NG Explorer Gregg Treinsh teamed up recently with scientists and adventurers to collect DNA samples from tracks and scat of wolverines in a remote region of Mongolia. Experience the sights, sounds, and reflections of the team on the expedition.
With 2,700 students and 300 scientists counting species in these parks, the total effect is much bigger than the sum of its parts. See photos of the wide array of environments covered in this year’s BioBlitz.
The name “BioBlitz” may conjure images of racing around trying to catch a sight of fauna fleet of foot, but in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, there are wonderful creatures to catch that are moving a good deal slower that you are. Exhibit A: The banana slug (photo by Clay Bolt). I watched one…
Northwest view from Mount Barnabe. (Photo by Andrew Howley) As San Francisco prepares for 300 scientists to study its surrounding plants and animals in #BioBlitz 2014, similarly steep hills to the north catch the late afternoon sun and breathe a bit easier, unburdened by houses, streets, and antique cable cars. Still, the human (and specifically…
While crowds gather in San Francisco for this year’s 24-hour volunteer wildlife species inventory, there are great and easy ways for you and your family to connect with nature wherever you are.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Jason de León is on a mission: Take 30 kids from the Arivaca community in southern Arizona and team them up with National Geographic photographers to tell the story of life on the US/Mexico border.
Join us for out next Google+ Hangout with explorers and a former astronaut as we discover what life is like in space, how it’s made possible, and more.
Living on land, interacting mostly only with mammals, it’s hard for most of us to know what it’s like to encounter up-close the strange creatures that dwell beneath the waves. Join two explorers as they share their stories of underwater adventure and inspiration in our next Google+ Hangout.