Jeff Hertrick

4 Videos: Threatened Birds Face Polar Bears, Poop-Sniffing Reporters

As National Geographic this week presents a special series on the plight of threatened bird species around the world, Winged Warnings, we highlight some of our most recent and best videos about species facing extinction. With fewer than 800 adult Cape parrots left in the wild, National Geographic grantee Steve Boyes is doing his part…

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The Stunning Tornado Videos of Storm Chaser Tim Samaras, Who Has Died

Storm chaser Tim Samaras was killed Friday doing what he loved: chasing tornadoes. He and his son Paul perished in the El Reno, Oklahoma tornado along with frequent partner on storm chasing adventures, photographer Carl Young. Samaras had a long relationship with National Geographic, providing some of our most memorable videos of storms. A week…

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Looking Inside the Vatican as Cardinals Prepare to Pick Next Pope

As Catholic cardinals prepare to convene on Tuesday for the conclave to pick the successor to Pope Benedict XVI, we’re highlighting parts of Inside the Vatican, a special that National Geographic Television produced for PBS during the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, Benedict’s predecessor. The special’s crew was granted unusual access to the Vatican,…

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Our 6 Favorite Videos From Northeast Blizzard

The Northeast United States’ historic weekend snowfall produced major headaches—knocking out power, cancelling school and work— but it also made for some wonderful video (not to mention great sledding). Lots of folks found ways to put Mother Nature’s fury into a lighter perspective (See blizzard photos from our readers). Here are our favorite videos: 1….

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