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The Titanic, still shrouded in mystery, holds stories of loss and resilience. Stories that even a century later continue to resonate with us. For decades, National Geographic has shared the narrative of the ship from its voyage to its discovery and the profound impact its legacy still has today. Our “Titanic: The Untold Story” exhibition...

On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, the Argentine Congress passed a bill that established two new marine protected areas (MPAs). Yaganes, south of Tierra del Fuego, and Namuncurá-Burdwood Bank II, in the south Atlantic, encompass a combined 98,000 square kilometers of protected ocean, roughly the size of Hungary. The MPAs are home to an abundance of vulnerable and...

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 the government of Indonesia announced the rescue and relocation of a female Sumatran rhino in Kalimantan. The search and rescue operation was undertaken by the National Geographic Society-supported Sumatran Rhino Rescueinitiative: a groundbreaking alliance of conservation organizations working together to save the critically endangered Sumatran rhino from extinction. To learn...

At the National Geographic Society, we’re mad about maps, so it was understandably difficult to choose just a few from our archive. But to commemorate 130 years since the first time we published a map, we thought we’d do just that. Curated by our own staff geographer Alex Tait and manager of the Map Library Michael Fry, these are some…...

At the National Geographic Society, we’re mad about maps, so it was understandably difficult to choose just a few from our archive. But to commemorate 130 years since the first time we published a map, we thought we’d do just that. Curated by our own staff geographer Alex Tait and manager of the Map Library...

Planetary scientist and astrobiologist Kevin Peter Hand has been a member of the National Geographic family since 2011, and his field work has taken him to the most extreme environments on Earth. Working in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Hand and his team have created technology that is capable of traveling millions of miles through...

We asked, educators answered! The National Geographic Society put a call out to National Geographic certified educators to share how the certification experience has shaped their teaching by using the #NatGeoCertifiedhashtag on social media. The National Geographic Society develops resources and programs for students and educators. Educator certificationis a free professional development program that recognizes...

Explorer magazine, the National Geographic Society’s K-5/6 educational nonfiction classroom resource, was recently recognized by a nationwide panel of educators as a Learning® Magazine 2019 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Award for the Classroom winner. Learning®magazine started the Teachers’ Choice Award Program in 1994 and it is the only awards program that is exclusively judged by classroom teachers. The magazine’s teacher...