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Young Explorers Marty and Ross have arrived at the Future Patagonia National Park- track their progress via their LIVE interactive map as the push through the wilderness!
Many kids wonder how Santa will find their house, but in Cajun country children know Papa Noel will find them.
While some residents accept these bus tours as part of the city’s new normal, others feel they exploit the disaster without giving back.
National Geographic Explorer Neil Losin and his colleague Nate Dappen are planning an expedition to Africa’s Rwenzori Mountains, one of the few places on Earth where glaciers can be found on the equator – and you can help them make their expedition happen!
With French names and sometimes bizarre pronunciations, navigating the New Orleans Ninth Ward can be a little confusing to an outsider.
Through losing streaks, Hurricane Katrina and a Super Bowl win, Saints fans always keep the faith.
At the end of their Spanish lizard-photographing expedition Neil Losin and Nate Dappen stumble on lizards of such a variety of color that it blows the biologists’ minds.
Young Explorers Grantee Caroline Gerdes has been working in South Louisiana for her Ninth Ward Oral History Project. A Louisiana native, Gerdes explained that weathering Hurricane Isaac, and other hurricanes, is part of coastal life.
With the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina at the end of the month, it is important to acknowledge the meaning behind the spray-painted markings which still remain.
After several weeks of lowering thermometers down wells in Northern Peru, the team takes a break and gets ready to analyze data from hundreds of sites in order to create the first geothermal map of the area.
Growing up in Louisiana, you are surrounded by commercialized Voodoo and Vampirism, but beyond the campy souvenirs these cultures also have very real followings.
Gemina Garland-Lewis continues her work as a National Geographic Young Explorer, recording the stories of five more whalers in the Azores this week.
In the Spanish Mediterranean islands of Ibiza and Formentera to create a book about the endemic Ibiza Wall Lizard, Neil Losin and Nate Dappan get the rare opportunity to summit a legendary island two miles off shore.
Gemina Garland-Lewis starts her field work as a National Geographic Young Explorer recording the stories of old whalers and the now extinct whaling culture in the Azores.
When traveling farther afield, people seem fascinated with some of my Louisiana neighbors: the alligators.