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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’...

Microsoft and National Geographic form AI for Earth Innovation Grant partnership: New grant offering will support research and scientific discovery with AI technologies to advance agriculture, biodiversity conservation, climate change and water

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. and National Geographic announced a new partnership to advance scientific exploration and research on critical environmental challenges with the power of artificial intelligence (AI). The newly created $1 million AI for Earth Innovation Grant program will provide ...

National Geographic Labs: Technology and Innovation for a Planet in Balance

For 130 years, the National Geographic Society has been exploring the planet, making new discoveries and inspiring people around the world to create positive change. To accelerate transformative change and exponential solutions to the world’s biggest challenges by harnessing data, ...

The California Academy of Sciences and National Geographic Society Join Forces to Enhance Global Wildlife Observation Network iNaturalist: Growing community of iNaturalist users—and the artificial intelligence they help power—help observe and monitor more than 165,000 species around the world

Nature enthusiasts everywhere have a new reason to celebrate summer — rain or shine — in the great outdoors. The California Academy of Sciences (the Academy) and the National Geographic Society have joined forces to enhance iNaturalist — one of the world’s ...

National Geographic Society Announces Winners of Competition to Combat Illegal Fishing: The Society’s Marine Protection Prize awards $450,000 for innovative solutions and technologies that protect and sustain fisheries in coastal communities

To help celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th, the National Geographic Society announced the winners of the Marine Protection Prize. The winners include Paul Ferber of Marine Conservation Cambodia, Badr Idrissi of ATLAN Space and Melissa Garren of Pelagic ...

National Geographic Society Launches Global Endangered Species Day Out-of-Home Campaign: Featuring Photography from the National Geographic Photo Ark, the Week-Long Campaign Will Run in 22 Countries Around the World to Raise Awareness of Species at Risk

For a week beginning today, Endangered Species Day, powerful images of animals at risk from the National Geographic Photo Ark will be featured on billboards in 22 countries and on every continent except Antarctica. This campaign, supported by 31 out-of-home operators is ...

Top Geography Students Set Sights on 2018 National Geographic Bee Champion Title And $85,000 in College Scholarships: 30th annual competition to take place in Washington, D.C., May 21-23, and will air online at natgeobee.org starting at 11am on May 24

Fifty-four geography whizzes from across the United States will gather in Washington, D.C., from May 21 to 23 to take part in the 30th annual National Geographic Bee. The fourth- through eighth-graders, who range in age from 10 to 14, will be competing ...

National Geographic Society and Lindblad Expeditions Announce 12th Annual Class of Grosvenor Teacher Fellows: Program to Send 40 Educators on Global Expeditions for Hands-On Professional Development

In recognition of their commitment to geographic education, 40 highly respected educators from the United States and Canada have been selected as the 12th group of Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. The 2018 Fellows will embark on global expeditions ...