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Explorers Festival

The Explorers Festival brings together the most fascinating and innovative scientists, conservationists, explorers, and storytellers to share—with one another, and with the world—how their discoveries and ideas are creating solutions for a healthier and more sustainable planet. And we invite you to join them! Because when you connect with the world’s most innovative explorers, anything is possible.

Explore This Year's Festival


Did you miss this year’s Explorers Festival? Get a taste of what you can look forward to in 2018 with these videos featuring fascinating conversations and presentations from this year’s event.

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Past Festivals

Discover our previous explorer events.

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