Jonathan Baillie

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. ...

Five International Conservation Organizations Team Up to Save the Sumatran Rhino: Global Wildlife Conservation, International Rhino Foundation, International Union for Conservation of Nature, National Geographic Society, and WWF join together to launch Sumatran Rhino Rescue.

Today, in advance of World Rhino Day on September 22, five of the world’s leading international conservation organizations announced the formation of a groundbreaking strategic partnership to save the critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros from extinction. The effort, established to support ...

National Geographic Chief Scientist: ‘Extinction Crisis Unavoidable Unless We Protect Half of Earth by 2050’: Jonathan Baillie, Together with Ya-Ping Zhang, Urges World Governments to Scale Up Global Targets to Save Natural Habitats; Supported by Conservation Luminaries E.O. Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy

With the planet facing an exploding population and unprecedented levels of biodiversity loss, National Geographic Society Executive Vice President and Chief Scientist Dr. Jonathan Baillie and Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Dr. Ya-Ping Zhang urged the world’...

SKY AND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WORK TOGETHER TO FIGHT OCEAN PLASTIC

  • National Geographic commits $10 million to supporting Sky Ocean Ventures activity
  • Sky and National Geographic to partner on a new set of grants, Innovation Challenges and events designed to eradicate marine plastic and encourage enterprise innovation
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Expert Birders Discuss Conservation Threats and Opportunities at National Geographic Society: The National Audubon Society, BirdLife International, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Geographic Explorers talk bird migration, conservation efforts, and what the loss of birds means for humankind.

On February 15, in partnership with the National Audubon Society, BirdLife International and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the National Geographic Society hosted and livestreamedan event at the Society’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., featuring global thought leaders in the ...

National Geographic Joins Forces with African Parks, the Wyss Foundation and the Republic of Benin to Protect Critical West African Ecosystem: Benin’s Pendjari National Park to be Safeguarded as Part of a Groundbreaking, Multiyear US$23.5 Million Conservation Initiative

Today, the National Geographic Society, African Parks, the Wyss Foundation and the Republic of Benin announced a groundbreaking partnership to help secure and rehabilitate one of the last remaining wild landscapes in all of West Africa, Benin’s Pendjari National ...