Cryptic coloration is a defense mechanism or tactic that organisms use to disguise their appearance, usually to blend in with their surroundings. One of the benefits of camouflage is that it helps birds to hide from their enemies. Many organisms ...
Morgan Stanley Announces Partnership with National Geographic Society, University of Georgia to Advance Citizen Science to Help Reduce Plastic Waste
The partnership aims to engage citizen scientists and create a better understanding of debris and plastic pollution in coastlines and waterways through open data.
The second annual Women in Science issue celebrates the important work of conservationist Kim Williams-Guillén, geoarchaeologist Beverly Goodman, and ecologist Dominique Gonçalves.
The National Geographic Society and Air New Zealand have partnered to host five Photo Camps throughout New Zealand. The theme of all five camps is TōkuMauri, which means "through the eyes."
Science & Exploration
On the Water with the “Sea to Source: Ganges” Team: Members Recap Studying Plastic Pollution In One of the World’s Most Iconic Rivers
Get a behind the scenes look at what our water team is doing on the Sea to Source: Ganges post-monsoon expedition.
Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme “November”, your pictures can create awareness about the variety and beauty of birds in our environment. Here we present the Top 25 photographs of birds of the ...
National Geographic’s Female-Led Team Returns to Bangladesh and India for the ‘Sea to Source: Ganges’ Post-Monsoon Expedition
The second phase of the "Sea to Source: Ganges" expedition will track differences and similarities in plastic pollution activity following the monsoon season.
We admire birds for their beauty, songs, and the grace of their ability to fly and most importantly we admire birds for the role they play in the ecosystem. Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds ...
Learn about the work of five Explorers who want to change the perception of bats from scary creatures to a valuable species worth protecting.
National Geographic photographer Sara Hylton shares the most memorable images from her time in Bangladesh and India with the Sea to Source: Ganges expedition team.
To celebrate UNESCO’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage — and National Geographic’s vast film archives — we invited Karen Buckley Cerka, National Geographic Society’s Director of Acquisitions and Archive Management, to unearth a historic clip from our collection.
Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme “Wild bird”, your pictures can create awareness about the variety and beauty of birds in our environment. Here we present the Top 25 photographs of birds of ...
Typically, seedeaters are small birds with conical beaks. These birds eat seed and grain and are often known either as Old World or New World Seedeaters. Seedeaters’ beaks are strong adapted to open the most difficult seeds. There is a ...
Thank you to all the photographers that submitted photos of birds with the theme “Bird Interaction”, your pictures can create awareness about the variety and beauty of birds in our environment. Here we present the Top 25 photographs of birds of ...
Museum & Events
National Geographic’s Exhibition “Women: A Century of Change” Draws From the Acclaimed Photo Archives to Showcase a Global Chronicle of the Lives of Women
On October 22, 2019—following the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote—National Geographic is opening “Women: A Century of Change,” an exhibition that celebrates the trailblazing women who have redefined ...