On the roof of the world in Tibet, Natalie Kehrwald and her colleagues have made a surprising discovery about climate and glaciers.
Before watching this video, take a moment to think about Wolf OR-7′s 2011 dispersal across Oregon and Northern California. In your mind, what do you see? Do you think of a map, maybe with lines or data on it?
Ronald Clouse is back from the Philippines with harvestmen specimens—otherwise known as daddy-long-legs. Even after returning home, however, new discoveries and conservation initiatives continue in the Philippines among new, native enthusiasts.
Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation was featured in “Higher”, a Teton Gravity Research short film.
The world is still enormous, but imperiled. Like traditional navigators, we must see beyond our immediate surroundings to forge a better future.
The great bicycle rush every day in Beijing is iconic and recognized all over the world, yet bicycle culture is slowly being run over by rising car ownership, literally and metaphorically.
Daniel Lin—Hōkūle’a crewmember, explorer, and photographer—reflects on one of the most important lessons he has learned while sailing on the Worldwide Voyage.
The Enduring Voices Project helps save two traditional languages from being erased with the power of the internet.
During the days we spent walking Wolf OR-7′s dispersal route, I found myself endlessly fascinated watching the landscape transform. As I walked, I photographed items from Oregon and California’s forest floor—it’s like seeing 1,200 miles through a straw.
Ruby, Françoise, and I are barefoot and wearing t-shirts as we conduct sea bird surveys from the prow of the M/V Cape Race. Between shifts we close our eyes, the sun warms our faces and it feels downright tropical. Opening our eyes again, we are reminded of where we are. Looming in the distance are massive, glassy ice bergs, which we will soon be swimming by.
Lost in the adventures of the mountainous terrain in Laos, we are guided by an unexpected group of new friends with a unique, traditional upbringing.
Christin Jones joins in on a late-night black-footed ferret tour to ascertain their numbers. In the fight against extinction, every individual counts.
Patrick Meier is using UAVs, popularly called “drones”, to map out archaeological sites and aid humanitarian and environmental efforts. He partners with institutions around the globe to bring us amazing, interactive community projects and, of course, stunning aerial photos. New Update Here! UAVs are increasingly used in humanitarian response. We have thus added a new…
Getting days off is a rarity on the Worldwide Voyage. When we get the opportunity to plan an excursion, we try to make the most of it! This was how some crew members spent our day off after the UN Conference in Samoa.
One of the world’s most endangered primates is also one of its cutest. Learn about the slow loris and how National Geographic grantee Anna Nekaris is working to protect them in the wild.