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WASHINGTON (March 20, 2017)—Today, the National Geographic Society announced a new traveling outdoor exhibition, the “National Geographic Photo Ark,” which will open at zoos across the United States this spring. Featuring the work of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, the exhibition will debut at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and the Dallas Zoo in April, and at the Cincinnati……

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WASHINGTON (March 3, 2017)—The National Geographic Society today announced the election of Dr. Ángel Cabrera to its Board of Trustees. Cabrera, president of George Mason University, joins two other new Board members named last week by philanthropist, investor and Internet pioneer Jean Case, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Gary E. Knell, the Society’s president and chief executive officer. The……

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WASHINGTON (Feb. 23, 2017)—The National Geographic Society today announced the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees: education leader Katherine Bradley and geospatial technology industry innovator Jack Dangermond. The announcement was made by philanthropist, investor and Internet pioneer Jean Case, chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Gary E. Knell, the Society’s president and chief executive officer. Bradley and Dangermond……

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WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2016)— Audiences of all ages will have the chance to experience what it feels like to be a National Geographic explorer with the new exhibition, National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers, opening Feb. 10 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition, presented by National Geographic in association with Global Experience Specialists (GES), will be on……

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WASHINGTON (Dec. 2, 2016)—A group of students in Bisate Village, located in Rwanda, Africa, will learn to tell their stories through photography and writing during National Geographic Photo Camp (NGPC) Rwanda, Dec. 4-8, 2016. The camp is a partnership between the National Geographic Society and The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. National Geographic photographers Pete Muller and Ronan Donovan will……

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WASHINGTON (Nov. 14, 2016)—A group of students in Havana, Cuba, will learn to tell their stories through photography and writing during National Geographic Photo Camp (NGPC) Cuba, Nov. 17-21, 2016. The camp is a partnership between the National Geographic Society and Fototeca de Cuba. National Geographic photographer David Guttenfelder and National Geographic magazine photo editor Sadie Quarrier will serve as……

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WASHINGTON (Oct. 18, 2016)—The National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project today launched the 2016 Sources Expedition to document and survey the sources of the Cuando River in the remote highlands of southeastern Angola as part of a larger effort to help protect this critical ecosystem and the myriad species living there. This will be the team’s first major expedition since the……

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WASHINGTON (Oct. 14, 2016)—A group of participants from the Baltimore City Community College Refugee Youth Project (RYP) will learn to tell their stories through photography and writing during National Geographic Photo Camp (NGPC) Shenandoah National Park, Oct. 20-23. The camp, to be held in Shenandoah National Park, is a partnership between the National Geographic Society, the RYP and the Out……

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WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2016)— As one of the world’s top brands on Instagram, National Geographic, or @NatGeo, has more than 60 million followers and more than three billion likes on its 11,000+ posted images. This fall, visitors will get to experience the magic of the @NatGeo account firsthand at the “@NatGeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos” exhibition opening at the……

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