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Explorer Amy Sacka on Why the Great Lakes Give Her Hope

In 2018, National Geographic Explorer Amy Sacka decided to document America's Great Lakes in an effort to inspire their protection. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we asked her to reflect on her work in this region, which ...

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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 ...

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 ...