VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
Most people come to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) to see elephant seals and penguins. Ginny Edgcomb came for the microbes.
The annual Google Science Fair is back, bringing together the biggest ideas and the greatest experiments from young people all around the world, and you are invited to be a part of it.
When groups from around the world gather in a place as wild as Australia for something as outdoors-oriented as the World Parks Congress, they’d better not sit inside wearing neckties and high-heels all day. To that end, the recent congress in Sydney included a BioBlitz, an intense, public, 24-hour inventory of all the different living species in the area. Inspired by…
There are very few ways a human being, without the aid of machines, can get itself to move faster than a sprinting cheetah. Downhill skiing is one of them.
Paulo loves mosses. I get the distinct impression that the worst afterlife he could imagine would be to come back as a rolling stone.
In the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), once a major location for whaling, whale bones are all around, layered with history and meaning, and silently communicating their tales.
Researchers from across the Americas gather for a science conference, but first get out for a closer look at three highly entertaining species.
With National Geographic explorers sharing more than 350 stories from the field this year, chances are you missed a few. Here are some lost treasures we hope you’ll enjoy.
This #GivingTuesday, explore the ways we give around the world and the stories we bring back, and help us keep up National Geographic’s legacy of protecting wildlife, wild landscapes, and human cultures around the world.
The once unassailable jaguar now survives in a few pockets throughout North and South America. Explore an interactive map to reveal the corridors that connect these populations and are key to their livelihood. Then join us for a Google+ Hangout to explore the world of big cats for yourself.
On December 3 at 1pm ET, join Dereck and Beverly Joubert and other big cat experts for a live video chat via Google+ Hangouts and ask your questions about photographing, protecting, and living with big cats in the wild.
For decades, NG Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle has been a legend in ocean exploration and conservation. Now her legacy and ongoing work are being honored with the 2014 Glamour Women of the Year Lifetime Achievement award.
Was the last time you learned something new about lions when you were 8 years old? Fix that. Join us December 3 as we bring our big cat experts to you for a live video chat via Google+ Hangouts.
“With six documentary films and counting, chronicling his essential work, Dr. Enric Sala is not only a true inspiration,” said Debbie Levin, President, Environmental Media Association, “he is educating and motivating us all on the intricacies of marine wildlife.”
A new expedition will investigate the untold sea life around the most southern islands in all of French Polynesia. Follow along with updates from the field.