Andrew Howley

Large-Scale Art Makes Tiny Creatures ‘Impossible to Ignore’

Human-sized butterflies will be arriving across the U.S. over the next year. The first have already alighted on an airport tower in Springdale, Arkansas. And they’re on a mission. “Over the last two decades, monarch numbers have dropped more than 80 percent,” says Thayer Walker of Ink Dwell, the art studio behind the pollinators’ appearances,…

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First Sighting of Rare Whale in New Waters

While more than 125 National Geographic Explorers gathered at Society headquarters in Washington, D.C. this week for the 2017 Explorers Festival, hundreds more continued their Explorer activities in the field around the world. Emerging Explorer Asha de Vos for one, has been busy publishing a paper announcing the first sighting of the little-known Omura’s whale in…

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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Keolu Fox Uncovers the Hidden Treasures of Human Adaptation

This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with the 2017 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. Geneticist Keolu Fox is one of 14 National Geographic Emerging Explorers for 2017. This group is being honored for the way its members explore new frontiers and find innovative ways to remedy some of the greatest challenges facing our…

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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Ryan Carney Using X-Rays and Alligators to Bring Dinosaurs Back to Life

This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with the 2017 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. Evolutionary biologist and epidemiologist Ryan Carney is one of 14 National Geographic Emerging Explorers for 2017. This group is being honored for the way its members explore new frontiers and find innovative ways to remedy some of the greatest…

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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Adjany Costa Exploring and Protecting Angola’s Rivers

This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with the 2017 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. Conservationist and ichthyologist Adjany Costa is one of 14 National Geographic Emerging Explorers for 2017. This group is being honored for the way its members explore new frontiers and find innovative ways to remedy some of the greatest…

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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Federico Fanti Decoding the Death (and Life) of the Dinosaurs

This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with the 2017 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. Paleontologist and geologist Federico Fanti is one of 14 National Geographic Emerging Explorers for 2017. This group is being honored for the way its members explore new frontiers and find innovative ways to remedy some of the greatest challenges…

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Unleashing the Wild Soul of the Cat

It’s Big Cat Week on Nat Geo Wild once again. And this year, the big cats are coming home. Well, kind of. They’re actually already here. As National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert reveal in their latest film, Soul of the Cat (airing Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 10 p.m. EST), our sweet little domesticated cat companions don’t differ much…

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