David Robinson

National Geographic photographers and editors travel the globe, not only on assignments, but also to teach their unique craft of storytelling to young people worldwide.  Check out this new video highlighting their experience working with diverse communities:  young refugees from Jordan to post-Katrina New Orleans; kids on the Pine Ridge Native American Reservation in South…

Human Journey

  By Suzanne Russo California is arguably one of the greenest states in the nation. Los Angeles and San Francisco both rank in the top five on the Environmental Protection Agency list of cities with the most green buildings, San Francisco was ranked the greenest U.S. city by the Economist Intelligence Unit, and the state has…

Human Journey

By Rob St.John How should we value and manage our freshwater ecosystems? “Water Lives…” is a new science communication animation designed to draw attention to the important (yet largely invisible) biodiversity that underpins and sustains our freshwater ecosystems. Produced at the Oxford University School of Geography and the Environment for BioFresh — a European Union…

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By Nadine Long Not all small businesses can get LEED certification or install alternative energy sources — which still cost a pretty penny — like solar panels. Luckily, there are still plenty of ways small business owners can lessen their environmental impact without breaking the bank. In fact, a number of these changes will help…

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Two men received substantial prison sentences after being convicting of poaching in Thailand earlier this year. One convicted tiger poacher, a Vietnamese citizen, received four years in prison; the other,  a Thai national, received five—the most severe punishment for wildlife poaching ever given in Thailand. The men had been convicted in Thai court on February 19….

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