Campaign for Nature

By Dr. Jonathan Baillie, National Geographic Society executive vice president and chief scientist In the natural world, love can sometimes be hard to find, especially when your options are uniquely limited. For Romeo, a Sehuencas water frog, it appeared he did not have any options. Collected from the wild in 2008, Romeo was thought to…

Wildlife

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National Geographic Society Chief Scientist Dr. Jonathan Baillie and Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala are among the authors of a new scientific paper that outlines a Global Deal for Nature—a time-bound, science-driven plan to protect the planet’s land, ocean, and help to solve the climate crisis. In order to prevent catastrophic changes to our world, the…

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As part of our mission of driving toward a planet in balance, National Geographic created Last Wild Places (LWP), a decade-long initiative to help protect the places that sustain life on Earth. LWP has partnered with Kenya’s Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) to support its community-led conservation approach, which is transforming the role of indigenous communities…

Changing Planet

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Written by Enric Sala, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, founder of Pristine Seas, and Director of the Last Wild Places Initiative For the last ten years, the National Geographic Pristine Seasteam has traveled the world to explore, document and protect the last wild places in the ocean. Together with our partners, we have inspired the protection of…

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Conservation is core to the National Geographic Society’s DNA. More than a century ago, National Geographic magazine’s first full-time editor, Gilbert H. Grosvenor, was invited to trek through the Sierra Nevada mountain range. He was so moved by this journey that he devoted the entire edition of the April 1916 issue of the magazine to…

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