This Earth Day, National Geographic is teaming up with NASA and Catlin Seaview Survey to explore the land, sea, and sky
Hangout with NG Explorer and aviation pioneer Barrington Irving this Tuesday, April 9th, 12:00PM ET (1600 GMT).
Hangout with NG Explorer Hayat Sindi, a pioneer in technological innovation in the Middle East and one of the first women in history to be appointed to Saudi Arabia’s prestigious Shura Council, this Wednesday, April 10, 10:00AM ET (1500 GMT).
A breathtaking, albeit often overlooked extension of the California coastline, filmmaker and Young Explorer Justin DeShields will conduct a 1,000-mile transect of the Baja Peninsula, intimately documenting the beautiful expanses of waterfront between major cities.
It may be little, but already the Western pygmy possum has overcome insurmountable odds.
National Geographic Explorer Hayat Sindi announces the launch of the i2 Institute for Imagination and Ingenuity, created to cultivate an ecosystem of innovation in the Middle East.
Join some of National Geographic’s biggest names in exploration and innovation Sunday, January 13th for our most epic Google+ Hangout to date.
When we first heard about Open ROV, it was seemingly another interesting, albeit typical, Kickstarter campaign: two young Californians with the idea to create a submersible robot- a project every robotics nerd has toyed with at least once. But the full implication of the bot became clear when Eric and David, Open ROV’s co-founders, presented…
Day 4 of Big Cat Week Closer Looks, we’re talking to a biologist who ignited a movement to end unjust lion killings in Tanzania.
Conservationist Amy Dickman knew she couldn’t help big cats in Tanzania rebound without the involvement and support of the local people. Initially communication with the rural community was strained, until they realized she had something they wanted: an outlet to charge their cellphones. Watch this week’s 3rd installment of the Big Cat Week Closer Look series!
Everyday this week we’re posting inspiring and captivating stories from different big cat conservationists in celebration of Big Cat Week- conservationists like Shivani Bhalla who discovered that the best way to study lions was to recruit help from some unexpected enthusiasts.
Join our next Google+ Hangout as NG Explorer TH Culhane shows you how to build three different types of motors and generators with materials mostly found at home, Monday, December 3rd at 1:00pm ET.
FameLab asks…how are you exploring Earth and beyond?
Did you miss our Google+ Hangout with Guerrilla Geographer Daniel Raven-Ellison? We brought together explorers across five time zones, in Seattle, Boston, Washington D.C., India, New Zealand, and England for a truly global Hangout.
Follow along as NG Grantee Rhian Waller explores the surprisingly diverse corals that dwell deep in the fjords of the southern tip of South America, and discover what they can tell us about the rest of the ocean as well.
NG Emerging Explorer Jørn Hurum recently returned from an expedition to Spitsbergen Island in the Arctic Circle excavating the remains of ancient marine reptiles worthy of the most fantastic Norse legends. Now you can access the results of their search for free!
Ever had a taste for adventure or an insatiable desire to explore about the world around you? We have a grant for that. Join us for an insider’s look into today’s Young Explorers Workshop at Cornell University and learn how you can apply to be a National Geographic Young Explorer.
Get a first-person view of life in the field from amphibian and reptile biologist, Edgar Lehr exploring remote areas of Peru for new species of frogs and lizards.
Acclaimed for showcasing cultures from the outer reaches of the globe, D.C. audiences have the opportunity to attend the All Roads Film Festival Thursday, September 26th through Sunday, September 30.
Emerging Explorer Tierney Thys has spent over a decade tracking massive 10-foot long, 5,000-pound ocean sunfish in almost every ocean- and she’s got a thing or two to say about the state of the Big Blue.
Day 2 of the Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Project and the team gets some company from a gaggle of local school children eager to help them with their fieldwork. The team quickly discovers that they have a lot to learn from the kids too- their unique perspective as islanders and even a dance lesson in how to “dougie”.
NOAA is teaming up with Crittercam to help save one of the oldest species on the planet from habitat loss, growing human hostility, and in some cases, seal killings.
How can something that’s been fossilized for millions of years help us predict the next mass extinction? Jeff Benca gives us some insight into deep time, fossils, and a potential global ecosystem collapse.
Emerging Explorer Dr. Aydogan Ozcan is developing a revolutionary global health solution using one of the most common forms of technology available- the smart phone.
Explorer and biologist Karen DeMatteo has a difficult job—searching for elusive and endangered species of wild cats and dogs. Her best tool? An obsessive dog with a fantastic nose. Check out the first video in the new “Closer Look” series- videos that bring the insider’s view to you.