Andrew Howley

A Man and a Movement James Welch, like many Americans, was a child of multiple cultures. The Blackfeet of his father’s family and the Gros Ventre of his mother’s had different origins, but had come together by the 19th century in Montana, creating a rich cultural and linguistic background for following generations. Today, on what would have been his…

Changing Planet

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By Amy Werner Today is World Fish Migration day, a day best celebrated by raising awareness of the importance of open rivers and migratory fish, exactly what Rock Creek Park did at a 2016 BioBlitz fish identification on May 20.  The urban oasis of Rock Creek Park in Washington D.C., is often viewed as containing only…

Wildlife

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“Only about two percent of the ocean is currently protected,” says National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala. “The rest is being disrupted by overfishing, pollution, climate change, and species extinctions. We need to do something to change that.” In this Weekly Wrap, an audio show that goes inside the minds of our photographers and staff,…

Changing Planet

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This week, comment to NatGeo on Facebook or Twitter with “#donate $10” and give your support to Pristine Seas. The ocean covers more than 70 percent of the surface of Earth, but only 2 percent of that is officially protected. National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala is exploring the ocean’s most untouched areas in hopes of raising that number to 10 percent….

Changing Planet

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Joel Sartore’s #PhotoArk images were broadcast onto St. Peter’s Basilica, December 8 at 1p.m. EST/6p.m. UTC. Follow @NatGeo on Periscope to see what he saw. With habitat loss, poaching, and climate change looming like a new flood to threaten the world’s animals with extinction, National Geographic photographer, Joel Sartore, gave himself a mission: photograph every captive animal species on…

Human Journey

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Join Dereck and Beverly Joubert for a live Facebook chat, December 1, from 12-1 p.m. EST. Big cats used to be everywhere. So did dinosaurs. We may never get to see dinosaurs as living, breathing creatures, but we can still see, hear, smell, and feel the incredible power and beauty of the cats. That’s something to be thankful for. Something else…

Human Journey

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