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In late-August, we conducted a 17-day, 340km research expedition in dug-out canoes or “mekoro” across the Okavango Delta. It had taken us almost a week to get to “Out There Island” just 30min before this live Google+ Hangout On Air from the remote wilderness of northern Botswana. We were sitting in the middle of one of…
The Okavango Google Hangout event is over, but you can still watch the recording and catch up on the highlights!
As someone who works with both seafood entrepreneurs and investors, this is a question I get often. There are many exciting technological advancements that would allow us to track seafood through the supply chain. Fishery managers, retailers, and restaurants want detailed information about where, when, and how fish were caught. So why is so little…
Since the year of mankind’s inaugural trip to space in 1961, 341 people have crossed the celestial borders of outer space. These new-age navigators represent the pinnacle of human achievement. What is it about their daring voyages that elicit wonderment in those watching from Earth? Becoming an astronaut is a difficult, but not impossible dream. Join us for our next Google+ Hangout to discover one astronaut’s path to becoming a crew member on the International Space Station.
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Boone Smith has big cat tracking in his blood. Born into a family of Idaho houndsmen with a legacy of big cat capture, he embodies generations of knowledge passed down from father to son.
A week dedicated to nature’s fiercest felines, we’re celebrating these magnificent creatures by rounding up a team of big cat experts and photographers for our next Google+ Hangout on Tuesday, December 3rd at 12:30 p.m. EST (5:30 p.m. UTC).
What’s it like to swim with manta rays off Mozambique’s remote coast? Or photograph the world’s rarest animals? Our next Google+ Hangout brings together a cadre of Explorers who spend more time in the field than they do in their own homes. This month we’re celebrating The Great Nature Project by asking a manta ray…
With our Epic Fails of Exploration Google+ Hangout only a week away, get to know our explorers and then tune in on August 28th at 1p.m. EST (5p.m. UTC) for the their full-blown tales of fails.
Join our upcoming Google+ Hangout on Air with scientists and adventures revealing the chilling, thrilling, and surprisingly useful failures they’ve faced in the field.
Google honors researcher Julius Richard Petri with a Doodle today, on his 161st birthday. Petri invented the mainstay of microbiology labs everywhere, the petri dish.
This morning, National Geographic employees are getting the chance to see Google Glass — the futuristic, wearable headgear that allows people to see the world through the eyes of Google — from inside our own auditorium. The glasses can record video and capture photos as well as search the web and see directions — all…