Lauren Ward

National Geographic Grantee and photographer Carlton Ward is two weeks into a 100-day, 1,000-mile-long trek through the Florida Wildlife Corridor. He’s joined by bear biologist Joe Guthrie, conservationist Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, and filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus as they traverse dense forests, sacred lands, rivers, lakes, and swamps crowded with tropical mangroves, all to bring awareness to…

Changing Planet

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In this post, reprinted from the pages of the February 2011 National Geographic magazine, get a first-person view of life in the field from Explorer-in-Residence, Enric Sala. MISSION To restore the oceans’ health and protect pristine areas As a child, I learned to snorkel before I knew how to swim. My first clear memory is…

Wildlife

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In this post, reprinted from the pages of the January 2011 National Geographic magazine, meet our 1st and 10,000th grantees, Israel Cook Russell and Krithi Karanth. Over the past 122 years National Geographic has supported research by scientists and explorers from 111 countries, including oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, polar explorer Robert E. Peary, and primatologist Jane…

Changing Planet

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