Wildlife filmmaker Bob Poole answered questions about his career, inspirations and the adversities Gorongosa Park is facing.
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.
With a population density of 17,000 people per square mile, Hong Kong knows it needs to find new ways to feed everyone. The ancient fishing village of Kat O is finding new ways to help.
Few things feel better than finally getting to rest after a long day’s journey. That is—unless there’s a coyote nibbling on your sleeping bag.
Renowned polar explorer Børge Ousland has had more than his share of run-ins with polar bears. How does he protect himself from the wild and hungry animals? Check out the MacGyver-esque homemade contraption that’s literally a lifesaver.
National Geographic grantee and adventurer Cedar Wright makes a surprising—and adorable—discovery while on expedition. Find out how the “cutest puppy in the world” became a member of Wright’s team.
Ultra runner Pavel Cenkl explores Iceland’s magnificent coasts and highlands—and the idea that all parts of the planet’s ecological system are interwoven.
Some historians say that the 20th century started and ended in Sarajevo, beginning with the archduke’s assassination, and closing with the siege. The vitality and progress in the city today give hope that 21st-century Sarajevo will be remembered for better reasons.
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.
Two years after being discovered deep in a South African cave, the 1,500 fossils excavated during the Rising Star Expedition have been identified as belonging to a previously unknown early human relative that scientists have named “Homo naledi.”