Each year, the National Geographic 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 change for the better.
The 2017 Explorers Festival has come to a close, but you can still watch the explorers in action, hear their stories, explore their groundbreaking ideas, and learn how they’re making a difference in the world.
National Geographic hosted a night of great music, food, and drinks—and celebrated the team that has spent the past two years studying the Okavango River Basin.
We teamed up with Brightest Young Things to create a most excellent after-hours Nat Geo campus takeover with music, explorer talks, museum access, and more.
On the National Geographic stage, experts on space and ocean exploration discussed the technological breakthroughs that are making long-term colonization of both Mars and the ocean real possibilities.
Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson joined filmmaker James Cameron for an engaging conversation recorded for the new season of StarTalk, airing this fall on National Geographic.
National Geographic’s culinary event and annual awards presentation recognized some of the biggest names in exploration, paying tribute to the visionaries who push boundaries and change our world for the better.
At National Geographic headquarters, we opened the curtain to show on an exciting new film festival showcasing the amazing work—and inspired vision—of our explorers in the field.
PhotoS: Breakthrough panel by Randall Scott, SYLVIA EARLE BY Rebecca hale, and SHARKs EXHIBITION BY MARK THIESSEN