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TOMS Animal Initiative Founder Puts Her Foot Down for Big Cats

Heather Mycoskie was inspired to found the TOMS Animal Initiative when she learned that wild lions are at risk of being extinct. Through the initiative, the famously conscientious shoe company now partners with nonprofit animal conservation organizations to drive awareness and funding for global animal protection. For the latest TOMS Animal Initiative, they are partnering with National…

Big Cat Week Google+ Hangout: A Life Among Lions

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.

August 17, 2014 Radio Show: Speaking to Hippos, American Seafood Industry Secrets, and More

This week on National Geographic Weekend, join host Boyd Matson and his guests as they explore Africa, fish to satisfy America’s seafood appetite, prevent pollinator colonies from collapsing, provide energy to India’s powerless, road trip 25,000 miles with children, save the lion, understand sperm whale “culture”, and follow our noses to find love.

The End of Safari Hunting in Botswana

After years of working to protect Africa’s big cats, Dereck and Beverly Joubert celebrate the last day of safari hunting in Botswana.

Engaging Local Communities in Conservation

More highlights from the 2009 National Geographic Explorers Symposium: Filmmakers and National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert spoke of a partnership with the Maasai in southeastern Kenya, where fewer than 200 lions survive, that has reduced lion deaths from 40 a year to one in the last 18 months, of the shooting of Botswana‘s…