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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Gregg Treinish founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, a nonprofit organization connecting outdoor adventurers with scientists in need of data from the field. He also organizes his own expeditions, contributing to research on wildlife-human interaction, fragmented habitats, and threatened species.  —- Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation (ASC) is dedicated to connecting passionate adventure athletes and…

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November 17, 2013: Horse-Riding Across Asia, Roadtripping America With a Canine Copilot and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend on radio, or listen below! Hour 1 Adventurer Tim Cope rowed from Lake Baikal to the Arctic,…

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Against a Backdrop of Melting Ice, Two Arctic Adventurers Share Perspectives

By Lucie McNeil REYKJAVIK, Iceland–  This week at the historic first `Arctic Circle` gathering in Reykjavik, National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions and Expedition Leader Enric Sala are talking about their work in Franz Josef Land surrounding pristine baselines. With 140 countries represented to talk `Arctic House Rules’, a phrase coined by conference host and Icelandic President Olafur Ragnar Grimmson, I put…

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Against a Backdrop of Melting Ice, Two Arctic Adventurers Share Perspectives

By Lucie McNeil REYKJAVIK, Iceland–  This week at the historic first `Arctic Circle` gathering in Reykjavik, National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions and Expedition Leader Enric Sala are talking about their work in Franz Josef Land surrounding pristine baselines. With 140 countries represented to talk `Arctic House Rules’, a phrase coined by conference host and Icelandic President Olafur Ragnar Grimmson, I put…

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August 4, 2013: Running 135 miles through Death Valley, Swimming with Navy Seals, and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or click the links after the descriptions below! Episode: 1331 – Air Date: August…

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August 4, 2013: Running 135 miles through Death Valley, Swimming with Navy Seals, and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or click the links after the descriptions below! Episode: 1331 – Air Date: August…

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June 2, 2013: Skiing Down Everest, Chasing Ice (and Oscars), and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or pick your favorite segments and listen now below! Episode: 1322 – Air Date:…

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June 2, 2013: Skiing Down Everest, Chasing Ice (and Oscars), and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or pick your favorite segments and listen now below! Episode: 1322 – Air Date:…

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