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These Conservationists Are Working to Protect Some of the Most Unique and Endangered Species featured in the National Geographic Photo Ark: Meet the Second Cohort of National Geographic Photo Ark EDGE Fellows

The National Geographic Society and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are pleased to announce the second cohort of National Geographic Photo Ark EDGE Fellows. These 13 conservationists will work with Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) species in Asia featured ...

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 ...

National Geographic Society and Angolan Government Commit to Safeguarding the Okavango River Basin Headwaters: Ceremonial Signing of Cooperation Protocol at Angolan Premiere of National Geographic’s “Into the Okavango” in Luanda, Angola

On December 4, 2018, the National Geographic Society and the Angolan Ministries of Environment and Tourism signed a Protocol of Cooperation committing to a four-year partnership to help safeguard the Okavango River Basin headwaters located in the Angolan highlands. The ceremonial signing ...

Sumatran Rhino Rescue Marks Its First Conservation Milestone

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 the government of Indonesia announced the rescue and relocation of a female Sumatran rhino in Kalimantan. The search and rescue operation was undertaken by the National Geographic Society-supported Sumatran Rhino Rescueinitiative: a groundbreaking alliance of conservation organizations ...

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Tech with a Purpose: National Geographic Museum Introduces First Virtual Reality Theater Experience in Washington, D.C.: World-renowned National Geographic photographers virtually transport visitors to Earth’s most extraordinary places with SPACES

Virtual reality (VR) has proven to be a powerfully immersive medium with the capacity to take its viewer anywhere and at any time solely through the use of a VR headset. The National Geographic Society has invested in VR and ...

Creating a Planet in Balance: The National Geographic Society and Google Join Forces to Advance Human Understanding and Action on Global Conservation of Nature: New Technologies Will Empower Global Leaders to Make Better Decisions for a Sustainable Future

Building upon 12 years of collaboration, Google and the National Geographic Society today announced the launch of a major new partnership that will address the myriad threats impacting the Earth at this critical juncture in ways only the two organizations can. ...