Explorers

Museum & Events

Q&A with National Geographic Fellow Rae Wynn-Grant

National Geographic Fellow, carnivore ecologist, and STEM diversity activist Rae Wynn-Grant has been making a difference for bears, lions, and the communities who interact with them for over a decade. Most recently, she has been working in the Great Plains ...

National Geographic Society Board of Trustees Endorses More Than $3 Million in Latest Round of Grant Funding: Awardees represent 27 countries, including Paraguay, Kenya, Israel and Sri Lanka

At its most recent meeting, theNational Geographic Society board of trustees endorsed more than $3 million in grant funding, further strengthening the Society’s investment in the best in science, exploration, conservation, storytelling, education and technology. The 89 approved grants, the first ...

Explorer Spotlight: Juliana Machado Ferreira and Biological Diplomacy

Juliana Machado Ferreira is an Emerging Explorer fighting wildlife trafficking in her home-country of Brazil. With a PhD in genetic research and science, Machado Ferreira combats the illegal trafficking of animals such as birds and turtles, among others, which are ...

Why These Poison Frogs Don’t Poison Themselves

With support from the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Explorer Rebecca Tarvin’s team revealed a complex, evolutionary trend in Neotropical poison frogs.

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Museum & Events

‘Earth Explorers’ Exhibition Opens Feb. 10 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.: Interactive exhibition highlights National Geographic explorers and the technologies they use to study the world’s most remote environments

WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2016)— Audiences of all ages will have the chance to experience what it feels like to be a National Geographic explorer with the new exhibition, National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers, opening Feb. 10 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, ...