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First explored by western archaeologists in the 1960s, two Young Explorers tour Timor-Leste’s Lene Hara cave.
Young Explorer Alizé Carrère searches for a silver lining in what might otherwise be a tale of irreversible hardship.
This past week Madagascar hosted its first election since the coup in 2009. Although the process has been riddled with minor glitches, so far there have been no major complaints, no great bursts of violent fury, no irreparable fracturing of the country’s populace.
An interview with an NOAA Division Chief on efforts to track climate change’s impact on Timor-Leste’s coral reefs.
Take a break under the oak trees on the Rim of Africa Mountain Trail with an interactive panorama and audio recording.
National Geographic Young Explorer Alizé Carrère is researching an innovative method of agricultural adaptation in the Malagasy highlands that has emerged in the face of severe deforestation. Known to locals as “lavaka”, literally meaning “hole”, they are massive erosional gullies that provide surprising agricultural and socio-economic benefits, turning a deforested landscape into one of opportunity, not hardship.…
As the group arrives in Nino Konis with little fanfare, questions over defining and understanding National Parks and conservation arise.
National Geographic grantee Riley Arthur is documenting the Erased of Slovenia- 200,000 non-ethnic Slovenian residents who were not automatically granted citizenship after the country split from Yugoslavia in 1991. Without legal documentation, these people could not legally travel, own property, obtain medical care, vote, marry, attend school or work without a visa. A decade later, the…
A young explorer travels through Timor-Leste investigating how this new nation is addressing the joint issues of conservation and development. There will be a lot of terrible public transportation.
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.
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.
Through her Young Explorer’s Grant, Emily was able to photograph seven different circuses around Mexico City—Circo Hermanos Vazquez, Circo Atayde, and American Circus to name a few. Read more about her adventurers with dancers, ringers, exotic animals, and the opportunity of a lifetime to preform along side them.