Maggie Hines

“Return to Paradise” Film Premiere in Palau on Earth Day

It was standing room only by the time the film got rolling on Earth Day last Wednesday night for the premier screening of “Return to Paradise” at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center in Koror, Palau. The President, ministers, governors, women’s ...

Palau: Leading by Example

If there is one country that leads by example, it’s Palau. This is a strong country, one that was a battleground for World War II, it has survived typhoons and earthquakes, and still the Palauans persevere. While their culture ...

Pitcairn Islands Become World’s Largest Single Marine Reserve

Today the U.K. government announced the creation of the world’s largest contiguous marine protected area, covering an area larger than California or the U.K. itself around the Pitcairn Islands in the remote South Pacific (get the full ...

Tune in: LIVE Twitter Chat With Explorer Paul Rose

Since 2009, National Geographic’s Pristine Seas project has been working to help protect some of the wildest places in the ocean. From the freezing Arctic to remote islands in the pacific to wild African coastlines, the team has conducted expeditions ...

Explorer’s Surprise Greenland Shark Discovery

By Alan Turchik Suddenly something crossed my screen that was different. I saw the camera shake. My eyes widened, as I sat up in my chair, hair standing up on the back of my neck in anticipation. I had been ...

TODAY: Chat With National Geographic Explorer Enric Sala

Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be a National Geographic Explorer? Here’s your chance to connect directly with someone who has ventured to unexplored areas, discovered previously unknown life forms, taken stunning photographs, and put it ...

Can Your Smartphone Combat Seafood Fraud?

Let’s say it’s Saturday night and you’re out to dinner with your family, a friend, or even better – on a date. You check out the menu and a seafood dish featuring “wild rockfish” really wows you. Just ...