2019 Eliza Scidmore awardee Lynn Johnson shares how she uses photography to build understanding with others.
Since 2015, the Okavango Wilderness Project Team has explored, mapped and studied the Okavango Delta. In June 2019, they were presented with the Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year Award for their extensive studies in the region.
Diagne and Medici were honored at the 2019 National Geographic Awards in Washington, D.C.
The final day of Explorers Festival wrapped up with groundbreaking news from Everest, the stories of women working in the field, and how new narratives of storytelling are the key to building a sustainable future.
Day 2 of the Explorers Festival Symposium was dedicated to the preservation of our rich biodiversity and celebrating those who are working to create a planet in balance.
From April to June 2019, an international team of scientists, climbers and storytellers, led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University and supported in partnership with Rolex, conducted a scientific expedition to Mount Everest, believed to be the most comprehensive single scientific expedition to the mountain in history.
The first day of the Explorer's Festival Symposium introduced to the audience where the future of technology, conservation, and the next generation of changemakers were headed.
Today, the National Geographic Society is pleased to announce the selection of the 2019-2020 National Geographic Storytelling Fellows. These fellows, nominated by a global panel of experts and selected by a committee at the National Geographic Society, represent the fields of photography, technology, film, art and journalism. These five fellows comprise the second cohort to...
The “Sea to Source: Ganges” expedition team is deploying wooden drift cards that mimic the flow of plastic waste from source to sea and engaging local communities to help track them.
Our world’s last remaining wild places are the treasuries of biodiversity and home to most of the world’s remaining wildlife, sustaining remnant communities of wildlife in marginal, degraded habitats through immigration or migration. We must act now to protect our last wild places and ensure the planet's future by committing to protect 30% of our planet by 2030.
As part of the Society’s efforts to help save the Sumatran rhino before it’s too late, we’re working with conservationists like Rudi Putra, a National Geographic Fellow working in Indonesia to protect this critically endangered species. We caught up with Putra to learn more about this project, what inspires him, and what people can do to help save the Sumatran rhino.
Ocean explorer Bob Ballard inspired Jonatha Giddens to pursue a career in ocean ecology. 20 years later, they connected at National Geographic Explorers Festival in Washington, D.C.
We asked our @InsideNatGeo followers to share questions they have about the "Sea to Source: Ganges" expedition and how they can reduce single-use plastic in their lives- check out this post for answers from National Geographic Explorer, multimedia storyteller and expedition team member Lillygol Sedaghat.
Learn more about Kavita Gupta, a chemistry teacher who will be honored with the National Geographic Gilbert M. Grosvenor Educator of the Year award in June 2019. Kavita sat down with National Geographic Chief Education Officer Vicki Phillips for an interview.
Learn about National Geographic's annual Explorers Festival and get a first look at the 2019 award recipients.