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Schedule of Events

Explorers Week: June 13-17, 2016

 

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Monday, June 13
2:30 PM ET

LIVE CHAT

Facebook Live With Nat Geo Explorer Topher White

Could recycled cell phones save the rain forest? Watch the archived conversation with Nat Geo Explorer Topher White, who is adorning trees with old phones that can pick up sounds of illegal logging activity and send real-time alerts to rangers. Topher ran a demo of his technology, and answered questions from the audience. Like National Geographic Explorers on Facebook to watch and learn more about this critical conservation effort.

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Tuesday, June 14
7:00 PM ET

LIVESTREAM

National Geographic Live!: An Evening of Exploration and Discovery 

Be part of one of National Geographic’s most inspiring annual events— Explorers Week—at an evening that celebrates the amazing things that are possible when science and exploration come together. Listen to in-depth conversations between renowned National Geographic pioneers and the next generation of explorers; hear their stories, learn their discoveries, and find out what’s next in their quest to explore and protect the planet.

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Wednesday, June 15
1:30 PM ET

LIVESTREAM

Conservation at a Crossroads

Hear from five dedicated wildlife experts who are working to protect threatened species and their fragile ecosystems for future generations. Learn about some of the innovative new ways to help communities and wildlife coexist more peacefully.

Want to join the conversation? While watching the livestream, share your questions with us on Twitter using the hashtag #LetsExplore. Select questions will be answered live, during the Q&A session.

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Thursday, June 16
10:30 AM ET

LIVESTREAM

Into the Underworld

Meet four fascinating “underground” scientists, including Lee Berger, who was recently named one of Time magazine’s most influential people for his recent discovery of a new type of prehuman. Hear about their latest finds and some of the mysteries that remain undiscovered.

Want to join the conversation? While watching the livestream, share your questions with us on Twitter using the hashtag #LetsExplore. Select questions will be answered live, during the Q&A session.

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Friday, June 17
3:00 PM ET

LIVE CHAT

Twitter Chat With Emerging Explorer Wasfia Nazreen

Join us on Twitter with Wasfia Nazreen on Friday, June 17 to hear all about mountaineering, mindfulness, and women's education. More information can be found here. Follow @natgeoexplorers to participate—and tweet your questions with #NatGeoLive.

Get Involved

Get updates about all of the things you can participate in during Explorers Week, and learn more about what’s happening at the National Geographic Society.

 

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