Rolf Sjogren

Video: National Geographic Explorer helping save lions “Capturing those precious moments – like the the joy of finding a new lion cub in the high grass – and sharing them with young people is so important.  Next generations of conservation leaders are out there, looking in and imagining their futures in these stories.  If with…

Wildlife

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Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013, World Wildlife Day has now become the most important global annual event dedicated to wildlife.  This year, conservation organizations are celebrating WWD under the theme “Big cats: predators under threat”, using an expanded definition of big cats: not only lion, tiger, leopard and jaguar — the 4 largest…

Wildlife

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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,…

Changing Planet, Wildlife

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  For the first time ever, you’re invited join a live streaming event at National Geographic’s annual Photography Seminar, at 11:45 a.m. and 4:15 p.m., ET, Thursday, Jan. 11, streaming through Facebook Live or Livestream. The Photography Seminar has been going on since 1967, when a group of photographers gathered in a small office at…

Human Journey

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In celebration of Big Cat Week, National Geographic salutes the heroic efforts of conservationists to save Lion populations from poachers and habitat conflict, such as the Ewaso Lions Warrior Watch project and the anti-snaring campaign of the Zambian Carnivore Program. Samburu warriors, left, keeping tabs on a lioness; Thandiwe Mweetwa, right, tracking a lion’s radio transmitter.   Meet…

Changing Planet, Wildlife

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