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Tech with a Purpose: National Geographic Museum Introduces First Virtual Reality Theater Experience in Washington, D.C.: World-renowned National Geographic photographers virtually transport visitors to Earth’s most extraordinary places with SPACES

Virtual reality (VR) has proven to be a powerfully immersive medium with the capacity to take its viewer anywhere and at any time solely through the use of a VR headset. The National Geographic Society has invested in VR and ...

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Venture on Virtual Reality Explorations, Marvel at Inspiring Films and Go Behind the Scenes this Fall/Winter at National Geographic: Introducing Washington D.C.’s first theater equipped for a shared virtual reality experience

National Geographic’s fall/winter 2018-19 live event lineup transports audiences from Washington, D.C., to the most remote areas of Africa, the deepest yet-to-be explored parts of our ocean, the deserts of ancient Egypt and the hoodoos of Bears ...

Getting back to nature with AI: Why Microsoft and National Geographic Society are working together to advance conservation science with computer science: By Dr. Jonathan Baillie, chief scientist at National Geographic Society, and Dr. Lucas Joppa, chief environmental scientist at Microsoft

Yesterday, Microsoft and National Geographic Society announced a new, joint grant program that will equip explorers working on the most challenging environmental issues of the 21st century with the most advanced technologies available today. “AI for Earth Innovation” grants will ...

National Geographic Labs: Technology and Innovation for a Planet in Balance

For 130 years, the National Geographic Society has been exploring the planet, making new discoveries and inspiring people around the world to create positive change. To accelerate transformative change and exponential solutions to the world’s biggest challenges by harnessing data, ...

Educator spotlight: Q&A with Emilia Odife, 2017 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow

Each year, National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions select a group of highly respected educators from the United States and Canada as Grosvenor Teacher Fellows in recognition of their commitment to geographic education. As the 12th group of National Geographic Grosvenor ...

8,000th Species Joins the National Geographic Photo Ark

With the addition of the Pyrenean desman, National Geographic Photo Ark founder Joel Sartore is about two-thirds of the way toward completing his quest to document every species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife ...

Expert Birders Discuss Conservation Threats and Opportunities at National Geographic Society: The National Audubon Society, BirdLife International, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Geographic Explorers talk bird migration, conservation efforts, and what the loss of birds means for humankind.

On February 15, in partnership with the National Audubon Society, BirdLife International and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the National Geographic Society hosted and livestreamedan event at the Society’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., featuring global thought leaders in the ...