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From trekking India’s Himalayas in search of rare snow leopards, to stalking the elusive jaguar through Latin American jungles, to chronicling the nocturnal activities of the cougar, there is nowhere Steve Winter won’t go to come face-to-face with his subjects.
For more than a century, National Geographic has brought stories from around the globe into your home. But, what have writers and explorers faced to tell these groundbreaking, stunning and sometimes dangerous tales?
From running away with the Mexican circus to sambaing through Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to exploring an Indian magician’s village, Emily Ainsworth will share her adventures in worlds vastly different from our own.
The “Great Work” of Africa, the greatest achievements of the peoples of Africa, are the intact wilderness areas that still remain on this wild, primordial continent. Just 200 years ago most of this vast landmass was a never-ending wilderness protected by teeth, claws, tusks, horns and fangs. A patchwork mosaic of forests, lakes, deserts, mountains, deltas, grasslands, rivers,…
To celebrate the National Geographic Society’s 125 anniversary, National Geographic Live! is kicking off its season with a play honoring one of the Society’s most recognizable names: Alexander Graham Bell.
An archaeologist explains what the Maya calendar really says about 2012, and shares other-worldly experiences from his adventures.
On April 17th, at 7:30 pm, a Washington-area audience will have an opportunity to get know these two sides of Ed Kashi – both the award-winning photojournalist who covers the world, and the intensely personal husband, father and man who longs for home.
This coming Thursday, April 5, Washington-area history buffs will have the opportunity to mark the 150th anniversary of the pivotal Civil War battle of Shiloh a day early by listening to a talk by the distinguished novelist and historian Winston Groom, author of such books as Forrest Gump and Shrouds of Glory. Groom’s latest book Shiloh 1862, published last month by National Geographic Books, is the first major book on the Tennessee battle in fifteen years.
On Saturday, March 24 at National Geographic’s Washington, DC Headquarters, Engineers Eric Berkenpas and Mike Sherpard will demonstrate many of National Geographic’s innovative tools that help capture images from high in the sky to deep in the ocean. Join us for Gadgets, Gizmos, and Gee Whiz!
A lively conversation among experts and the audience of an NG Live! event fills in the gaps and adds new life to the story of the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever found.
Renowned photojournalist Jodi Cobb will show a selection of her most unforgettable images from her forthcoming retrospective “Uncovering Hidden Worlds” this Wednesday at NG Live! in Washington, D.C. Get a preview of the images and her thoughts about them in this post from NG’s Rock Wheeler.
In an NG Live! event at National Geographic’s D.C. headquarters, kayaker and videographer Bryan Smith shares the endurance trials and the adrenaline rush of out-there adventure filmmaking. By Valentine Quadrat With his arms outstretched, Robin Avery takes another barefooted step across a highline in Squamish, British Colombia. A camera pan-out encapsulates the reality of the…
National Geographic All Roads Film Project Director Francene Blythe stopped by to discuss Women Hold Up Half the Sky, a series of films by women presented during the spring 2010 National Geographic Live season at our Washington, D.C. headquarters. Shadows, which documents the life of women in rural Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban,…