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The Secret World of the Old Water

Follow Octavio Aburto and Jaime Rojo in their journey through the San Pedro Mezquital River, the last untamed river in Mexico.

The Quiet Birthplace of an Untamed River

Follow Octavio Aburto and Jaime Rojo in their journey through the San Pedro Mezquital River, the last untamed river in Mexico.

Sonoran Refuge: Revelations in the Rock

NGS/Waitt grantee Silvina Vigliani explores the canyons of the Sierra Prieta in the Mexican portion of the Sonoran Desert. Her quest: To locate and determine the significance of rock paintings made by native peoples centuries ago. Within these emblematic—and sometimes enigmatic—figures, Vigliani searches for clues to traditional beliefs and practices before the arrival in the…

Megameteorite Mystery

National Geographic staffer Fabio Amador shared some news about one of our National Geographic Society/Waitt grantees, Rogelio Acevedo, a geologist from the Centro Austral de Investiggaciones Cientificas in Argentina. In a remote region of Patagonia, enormous craters measuring up to 500 meters wide and 50 meters in depth could be evidence to a bombardment of…