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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.
Think several hours is a long time to wait for a photo? Try 14 months.
We’ve heard some crazy stories here at National Geographic—everything from a polar bear that shredded an occupied tent to a livid elephant that nearly gored a man. None so terrifying, however, than Big Cats Initiative Grantee Amy Dickman’s lion encounter … but maybe not in the way you might think.
Every soldier has a good story. However, I was unprepared for the memories these two WWII veterans would have me privy to. I came away from the interview having learned two very important lessons.
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).
Kakenya Ntaiya, a trailblazer for women’s education in Kenya and National Geographic Emerging Explorer has been selected as one of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes of 2013.
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…
New genetic research led by the Genographic Project team shows a distinctive ancestry for the Uros populations of Peru and Bolivia that predates the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores and may date back to the earliest settlement of the Altiplano of the central Andes some 3,700 years ago.
Google+ Hangout: Global Snapshot of the World’s Plants, Animals For 125 years, National Geographic has continued to share its never-ending curiosity about the world and all that is in it. Now we’re handing over the role of photographer and explorer to you. The Great Nature Project invites people of every age and from every continent…
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.
Palestinian and Israeli negotiators are back at the table for their first peace talks in years, to be mediated by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry. Israeli settlement expansion in the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem halted attempts at peace talks in 2010, and continued expansion as well as the handling of existing…
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.
Join Jason Silva, host of “Brain Games,” for a live Google+ Hangout on Air to explore the amazing abilities of the human brain and how technology is allowing us to do even more.
Ever wanted to stop Jason Silva’s mind-bending videos and just ask him what in the world he’s talking about? Well now you can. Join us for a live Hangout July 23 at 1 p.m. ET.
A few days ago we received this video from two of our Young Explorers, Justin DeShields and Bryan Morales, who are walking and paddle boarding the entire length of Baja California. Soon after, we got word that the team just finished their exhaustive and daring journey that began almost exactly four months ago! Read more about their zany travels and enjoy this 2:27 minute video of eclectic iphone footage taken along the way.
A holiday weekend for lounging by the lakeside, department store sales, and catching up on neglected errands, we approach Memorial Day with the same glee reserved for all 3-day weekends. Yet as we kick off the start of summer with friends and BBQ, we ought take a quick moment to remember the day’s sobering purpose. Here’s why.
This year marks an unprecedented class of diverse and uniquely talented explorers. A roboticist, an astrobiologist, a glaciologist, a planetary geologist, an entrepreneur and an artist are among the 17 visionary, young trailblazers from around the world. Meet the 2013 Class of Emerging Explorers.
How far would you go to push the bounds of discovery? What would you risk? From the top of Mount Everest to the surface of the Moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and mountaineer Conrad Anker have risked their lives to undertake humankind’s most stunning achievements.
Only one day after discovering the mystic and elusive species known as the “Wookiee”, famed explorer Alphaeus Blackburn is reported to be in critical condition after a game of “galactic chess” quickly turned violent.
Recently, our video editors here at NG came across some footage that was flagged for viewing. Submitted by National Geographic Explorer and capuchin monkey specialist Susan Perry, we expected the video to be of monkeys doing something intriguing or goofy. We were completely wrong. Susan, a UCLA professor currently based in Bagaces, Costa Rica studying the…
Following April 22nd’s kick-off Earth Day Hangout on Air, National Geographic will launch of series of daily Hangouts- each one tackling a key environmental issue.