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Venture on Virtual Reality Explorations, Marvel at Inspiring Films and Go Behind the Scenes this Fall/Winter at National Geographic: Introducing Washington D.C.’s first theater equipped for a shared virtual reality experience

National Geographic’s fall/winter 2018-19 live event lineup transports audiences from Washington, D.C., to the most remote areas of Africa, the deepest yet-to-be explored parts of our ocean, the deserts of ancient Egypt and the hoodoos of Bears ...

Microsoft and National Geographic form AI for Earth Innovation Grant partnership: New grant offering will support research and scientific discovery with AI technologies to advance agriculture, biodiversity conservation, climate change and water

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. and National Geographic announced a new partnership to advance scientific exploration and research on critical environmental challenges with the power of artificial intelligence (AI). The newly created $1 million AI for Earth Innovation Grant program will provide ...

The California Academy of Sciences and National Geographic Society Join Forces to Enhance Global Wildlife Observation Network iNaturalist: Growing community of iNaturalist users—and the artificial intelligence they help power—help observe and monitor more than 165,000 species around the world

Nature enthusiasts everywhere have a new reason to celebrate summer — rain or shine — in the great outdoors. The California Academy of Sciences (the Academy) and the National Geographic Society have joined forces to enhance iNaturalist — one of the world’s ...

National Geographic Society Announces Winners of Competition to Combat Illegal Fishing: The Society’s Marine Protection Prize awards $450,000 for innovative solutions and technologies that protect and sustain fisheries in coastal communities

To help celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th, the National Geographic Society announced the winners of the Marine Protection Prize. The winners include Paul Ferber of Marine Conservation Cambodia, Badr Idrissi of ATLAN Space and Melissa Garren of Pelagic ...

Most fishing on the high seas would be unprofitable at current rates without government subsidies, a new study reveals: Using satellite tracking, a team of researchers exposes the economic unprofitability of fishing the high seas and the industry’s dependence on government subsidies

As much as 54 percent of the high seas fishing industry would be unprofitable at its current scale without large government subsidies, according to a new study by researchers from the National Geographic Society; the University of California, Santa Barbara; Global ...

National Geographic Society Launches Global Endangered Species Day Out-of-Home Campaign: Featuring Photography from the National Geographic Photo Ark, the Week-Long Campaign Will Run in 22 Countries Around the World to Raise Awareness of Species at Risk

For a week beginning today, Endangered Species Day, powerful images of animals at risk from the National Geographic Photo Ark will be featured on billboards in 22 countries and on every continent except Antarctica. This campaign, supported by 31 out-of-home operators is ...

Top Geography Students Set Sights on 2018 National Geographic Bee Champion Title And $85,000 in College Scholarships: 30th annual competition to take place in Washington, D.C., May 21-23, and will air online at natgeobee.org starting at 11am on May 24

Fifty-four geography whizzes from across the United States will gather in Washington, D.C., from May 21 to 23 to take part in the 30th annual National Geographic Bee. The fourth- through eighth-graders, who range in age from 10 to 14, will be competing ...

8,000th Species Joins the National Geographic Photo Ark

With the addition of the Pyrenean desman, National Geographic Photo Ark founder Joel Sartore is about two-thirds of the way toward completing his quest to document every species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife ...

2018 National Geographic Explorers Festival to Convene Innovative Changemakers from Around the World: Weeklong Event Includes National Geographic Awards Honoring Internationally Renowned Botanist and Conservation Advocate Peter Raven, Planetary Scientist Carolyn Porco and Others

Today, the National Geographic Society announced this year’s Explorers Festival, a series of events that will ignite a spirit of exploration and inspire people to help change our world, to take place in Washington, D.C., June 11-18, 2018. This ...

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 ...