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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.



  • National Geographic Society launches an emergency fund for journalists. Learn More.
  • National Geographic launches COVID-19 remote learning emergency fund for educators. Learn More.
  • Take a virtual tour of our current exhibition, "Women: A Century of Change." See More.
  • Your ticket awaits: Travel the world virtually with National Geographic this fall. Learn More.

THE PHOTO ARK SPECIAL continues on Nat geo wild

Join Explorer Joel Sartore on October 24 at 10 p.m. EDT as he continues his quest to use the power of photography to inspire people to save species at risk. 

Learn More About Photo Ark

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 tour.

Tour the Exhibition

PRojects from the Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Explore grant opportunities for educators and the powerful projects of storytellers around the world who are on the frontlines of COVID-19, supported by the National Geographic Society’s emergency funds.

About the Educator Fund

About the Storytelling Fund

Explore the Map

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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Get Updates

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 #ReptileAwarenessDay, meet Explorer Michelle G...
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On #InternationalSlothDay, we’re celebrating this...
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Sumatran rhinos have roamed throughout Southeast Asia for mi...
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From top: Photographs by Amy Toensing (Holi festival) and Ronan Donovan (Leaves).