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The Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund aims to protect the last wild places in the ocean while facilitating conservation, research, education, and community development programs in the places we explore. This blog entry spotlights some of the exciting work our grantees are doing with support from the LEX-NG Fund. We all know that eating fish…
Say hello to a powerful new mapping and imaging platform dressed in sleek yellow fiberglass sharing deck space with Alvin, the newly refurbished human-occupied sub with a long history of transformative discovery.
This is an ambitious expedition, even by the carpe-diem, plan-each-dive-as-if-it’s-your-last standards of seagoing science.
Safina Center Fellow Ben Mirin travels to the Anja, Madagascar, to record wild soundscapes. While there he finds a community grappling with how to balance protecting nature with making a living.
Set up for political and cultural reasons, human borders can have a major effect on many more things, especially the environment.
Join me this school year on my journey to India to learn about seed saving, community food systems, and how to cultivate a future for biodiversity!
Tiny marks and deformations reveal clues to the ancient cultures that rode these plains for millennia.
From Pacific islands to Arctic coastlines, indigenous people have been listening to and learning from the environment for millennia. Now more than ever, it’s time for everyone to hear what it’s saying.
Today I was stung by a livid South American wasp for the 70th time. But it’ll all be worth it if I can learn what drives the startling social relationships of these amazing insects.
Evidently, even if you’re from a rural village in the Eastern Himalaya, candy is still the treat of choice for a little girl.
Once again, the Pristine Seas drop cameras reach the bottom of the ocean and reveal a species never seen in this area before.
The Pristine Seas expedition to Niue and Beveridge reef isn’t only full of amazing sights. Take a listen to the beautiful sounds of the sea.
The exact beliefs surrounding the use of owl eggs are not well known, but calls I received generally came from well-educated individuals seeking to cure a relative of cancer or HIV-Aids.
Feel the excitement of our expedition—without having to smell like fish.
Kike Ballesteros reveals some of his most colorful and finely detailed images yet of the strange and beautiful creatures that call the bottom of the ocean home.