Andrew Howley

Harini Nagendra has spent more than a decade studying the growth and functioning of cities in South Asia, supported in part by grants from the National Geographic Society in 2006 and 2011. In her new book, Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future she focuses in on the booming modern city of…

Changing Planet

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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…

Changing Planet

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…

Changing Planet

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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…

Changing Planet

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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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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…

Changing Planet

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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…

Human Journey

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