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National Geographic and Rolex Form Global Exploration Partnership

Partnership will support research and invention, promote conservation, and inspire the next generation of explorers Built on 63 years of collaboration to foster scientific discovery and encourage conservation Partnership Will Have Five Year Focus on the Oceans, Poles and Mountains National ...

Finding Freedom: A Look at Photo Camp Greece: Greek and Refugee Students Learn How to Tell Their Stories Through Photography and Writing

NGS Internal Communications’ Christian Garland recently spent a week at Photo Camp Greece. At

National Geographic Society Commits $50 Million of Endowment to Impact Investments: Creation of new impact investment program, managed by CA Capital Management, will accelerate the organization’s funding of research, exploration and education, inspiring solutions for the global good

The National Geographic Society today announced it is dedicating $50 million from its $1.2 billion endowment to impact investments, furthering its commitment to understanding our planet and generating solutions for a healthy, more sustainable future. “Nonprofit institutions are increasingly seeking ways to ...

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Receive Hubbard Medal at First-Ever National Geographic Explorers Festival: Weeklong Event Will Celebrate the Best in Science, Conservation, Exploration and Storytelling and Introduce 2017 Class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers

TheNational Geographic Society today announced the first annual Explorers Festival, a weeklong celebration of exploration, science and innovation, to take place in Washington, D.C., June 12-18. The culmination of the week is a star-studded event at Lisner Auditorium on ...

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New Exhibition at National Geographic Showcases Sharks from Around the World and Raises Awareness of the Threats They Face: “SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry” Opens at the National Geographic Museum May 24

As part of a new cross-platform initiative dedicated to raising awareness about the status of sharks around the world, the National Geographic Museum will open “SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry” on May 24, 2017. Featuring the incredible work of award-winning photographer ...

Fourteen world-changers named 2017 National Geographic Emerging Explorers

Every year, National Geographicrecognizes and supports uniquely gifted and inspiring scientists, conservationists, storytellers and innovatorswho are changing the world, known as our Emerging Explorers. Today, the National Geographic Society is excited to announce its 2017 class of Emerging Explorers. The group ...

Earth Day 2017: Why Optimism is Our Only Choice: An inspiring Earth Day message from Gary E. Knell, National Geographic Society President and CEO

On Earth Day, National Geographic Society President and CEO Gary E. Knell reflects on the importance of focusing on solutions for global conservation on his

National Geographic to Celebrate Earth Day Weekend at Earth Optimism Summit: National Geographic Explorers, Executives and Staff to Shine a Light on Environmental Success Stories

To celebrate Earth Day this weekend, National Geographic will join the Smithsonian Institution and other partners in conservation for three days of conversation tackling complex environmental problems on a global scale. Fittingly titled the Earth Optimism Summit, the event will ...

National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project Launches 2017 Source Lake Expedition in Angolan Highlands: Team will document biodiversity using fat bikes, camera traps and village surveys, and explore underwater for the first time.

The National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project (OWP) today launched its first expedition of 2017. Over the course of this month, the OWP team will document the biodiversity of the Cuito, Cuanavale, and Tchanssengwe source lakes in the Angolan highlands, part of ...