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Today, at the Our Ocean conference in Malta, the Government of Niue announced the creation of a large-scale marine protected area (LSMPA) encompassing 40 percent of the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Also at Our Ocean, the Government of Chile announced the creation of two new fully protected marine reserves, one around the Juan Fernández Archipelago…

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On Monday, Sept. 18, the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) in Pleasantville, New York, presented National Geographic Society President and CEO Gary E. Knell with the JBFC Vision Award. At an event “Celebrating Forces of Nature,” Knell was recognized as an inspiring individual who helps support and sustain our natural world through the power of visual storytelling.

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For more than 30 years, the National Geographic Society has been dedicated to supporting educators to ensure that the next generation is armed with geographic knowledge and global understanding. Now, National Geographic is re-affirming this commitment with the launch of the new National Geographic State Geography Steward Program.

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National Geographic’s fall 2017 D.C. live event lineup promises something for just about everyone with student matinees, happy hours, immersive exhibitions, and more. Experience exploration firsthand with a lineup of speakers including National Geographic Explorers like Ronan Donovan, National Geographic Magazine Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg, Nat Geo WILD’s Dr. Jan Pol, and former International Space Station…

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NGS Internal Communications’ Christian Garland recently spent a week at Photo Camp Greece. At National Geographic Photo Camp, young people from underserved communities, including at-risk and refugee teens, learn how to use photography to tell their own stories, explore the world around them, and develop deep connections with others.

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Every year, National Geographicrecognizes and supports uniquely gifted and inspiring scientists, conservationists, storytellers and innovatorswho are changing the world, known as our Emerging Explorers. Today, the National Geographic Society is excited to announce its 2017 class of Emerging Explorers. The group hails from all over the globe: Borneo, Italy, Mozambique, Angola, the United States, and…

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