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Strive Masiyiwa Elected to National Geographic Society Board of Trustees

The National Geographic Society today announced the election of Strive Masiyiwa to its board of trustees. Masiyiwa is the founder and chairman of the Econet Group, a telecommunications, media and technology company with operations and investments in 29 countries. The announcement ...

SKY AND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WORK TOGETHER TO FIGHT OCEAN PLASTIC

  • National Geographic commits $10 million to supporting Sky Ocean Ventures activity
  • Sky and National Geographic to partner on a new set of grants, Innovation Challenges and events designed to eradicate marine plastic and encourage enterprise innovation
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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 ...

National Geographic Joins Forces with African Parks, the Wyss Foundation and the Republic of Benin to Protect Critical West African Ecosystem: Benin’s Pendjari National Park to be Safeguarded as Part of a Groundbreaking, Multiyear US$23.5 Million Conservation Initiative

Today, the National Geographic Society, African Parks, the Wyss Foundation and the Republic of Benin announced a groundbreaking partnership to help secure and rehabilitate one of the last remaining wild landscapes in all of West Africa, Benin’s Pendjari National ...

National Geographic Society Board of Trustees Endorsed More Than $4 Million in Grants: Fifty-six percent of awardees from outside United States; Representing 34 countries, including Ecuador, Italy, the Philippines and Rwanda

The National Geographic Society Board of Trustees this week endorsed more than $4 million in grant funding, further strengthening the Society’s investment in the best in science, exploration, conservation, storytelling, education and technology. The 111 grants will help address the most ...

National Geographic Convenes Ocean Conservation Public Policy Forum: Features National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence Dr. Enric Sala, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and National Geographic Society President and CEO Gary E. Knell

Yesterday, National Geographic Society President and CEO Gary E. Knell convened the Mapping the World Public Policy Dialogue on Ocean Conservation. The forum, held at the Library of Congress, featured National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala and U.S. Sen. ...

National Geographic Society Honors President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for his Unwavering Commitment to Conservation: President Santos, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States Camilo Reyes, Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia Luis Gilberto Murillo and Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) participate in recognition event

The National Geographic Society today recognized President Juan Manuel Santos of the Republic of Colombia for his unwavering commitment to conservation. In a ceremony at Society headquarters, Gary E. Knell, president and CEO of National Geographic Society, along with Jean ...