Okavango

In observance of World Wetlands Day, National Geographic salutes the heroic work of the Okavango Wilderness Project, working to preserve the largest freshwater wetland in Southern Africa — and the main source of water for a million people.  Spanning southern Angola, Namibia, and northern Botswana, the Okavango Basin is one of Africa’s richest places for biodiversity,…

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This is the first post from the 2017 delta crossing expedition of the Okavango Wilderness Project. Relive previous trips, see photos and videos, and explore the adventures through maps. By Luke Manson I’m sitting in a tree on an island outside the Okavango Delta. It’s sizable enough that I can be a responsible adult climbing out onto…

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Steve Boyes is a conservation biologist and National Geographic explorer. He is dedicated to the preservation of the Okavango Delta, the last wetland wilderness in Africa. He and his brother, Chris Boyes, led an expedition over 1,500 miles (2,414 kilometers) down the length of the Okavango River in 2015. Bringing together expedition, science, and documentary…

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INK Talks is an inspirational conference platform committed to spreading disruptive ideas and inspiring stories from the most unexpected sources. At INK 2014, the speakers were asked to describe why and how they were going “beyond boundaries” in their own work and daily lives… Please watch and share this INK talk: https://youtu.be/Z5RLTzya0v8…

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Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Here, he shares his favorite photos from a trip to the Okavango Delta in Botswana that he took with three other National Geographic Emerging Explorers to collect conservation data and scout a future ASC…

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