National Geographic grantee Eduardo Cartaya and his team descend into a volcano’s toxic ice caves on a mission to protect climbers and learn about microbial life in this eerie, otherworldly environment.
Everyone knows they are long (over 65 feet), they are heavy (more than 100 tons), and they are huge (heart as big as a car). But did you also know that blue whales are fast?
During my time traveling in Thailand to explore the unique relationship between humans and elephants, I had to wonder: what does it take to feed one of these giants?
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.
Engineer Graham Wilhelm joined National Geographic Emerging Explorer Brad Norman on an expedition in Australia to put Crittercams on massive whale sharks.
Beautiful footage of ASC trail runners looking for wolverines in the Utah backcountry.
Researchers get a new view of these feisty furballs and search for insights that could help the species survive a deadly cancer epidemic.
National Geographic filmmaker Bob Poole encounters a giant bull elephant at the worst possible time … mating season. During this time male elephants are known for their aggressive and territorial nature, and Poole may be too close for comfort.
With research, exploration, and education projects spanning three different centuries, the National Geographic Society takes a look back at our earliest days and the adventures we’ve had since then.
Peer inside ancient burial mounds and discover a connection that goes back two thousand years before Genghis Khan.
Today it’s easy to buy a drone that is flyable right off the shelf and start shooting aerial footage. Just three years ago, that wasn’t the case. National Geographic’s Alan Turchik built a custom drone from scratch to take on his first major expedition to the legendary Pitcairn Islands in the South Pacific…and things went badly.
Climbers Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright set out to climb 45 of the most iconic towers in the American Southwest, including spires over 1,000 feet tall. But the climbs were made all the more risky when the duo was blasted by sandstorms for three weeks straight.
Like two lights blinking at different rates, the two holidays only sync up rarely, but when they do it’s a great time to celebrate celebration itself.
Wildlife ecologist and National Geographic grantee Jen Guyton works to bring wildlife back to a park ravaged by war. But her efforts involve getting up close and personal with the back ends of said wildlife, proving that science isn’t for the squeamish.