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The National Geographic Society uses the power of science, exploration, education, and storytelling to illuminate and protect the wonder of our world.



  • Dr. Jill Tiefenthaler joins the Society as Chief Executive Officer and unveils our first DEI statement. Learn More.
  • National Geographic Society launches an emergency fund for journalists. Learn More.
  • Take a virtual tour of our current exhibition, "Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Dr. Jane Goodall." See More.
  • National Geographic Society's closures and event cancellations due to coronavirus. Read More.
  • National Geographic Society names three new trustees. Learn More.
  • Your ticket awaits: Travel the world virtually with National Geographic this fall. Learn More.

Virtually Visit the "Women: A Century of Change" Exhibition

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage by exploring images from National Geographic's historic archives that depict women from around the world in a new virtual reality tour.

Tour the VR Exhibition

PRojects from the Covid-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists 

Explore stories of COVID-19 from storytellers around the world supported by the National Geographic Society’s emergency fund for journalists.

Explore the Map

About the Fund

Learn Anywhere


As you enter a back-to-school time like no other, we offer a space to connect, share strategies, and run down a virtual hallway to encourage each other and celebrate the wins.



Our Explorers at work


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Learn how you can help change the world for the better. Get updates from our Explorers in the field who are working to save wildlife and wild places, and learn about all our work to explore and protect the planet.

The Society on Social

For #WorldRiversDay, we’re celebrating the abundan...
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From top: Photographs by Amy Toensing (Holi festival) and Ronan Donovan (Leaves).