National Geographic - Archive (Conservation)

2019
January
31,
2019
Conservation is core to the National Geographic Society’s DNA. More than a century ago, National Geographic magazine’s first full-time editor, Gilbert H. Grosvenor, was invited to trek through the Sierra Nevada mountain range. He was so moved by ...
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2018
December
11,
2018
Eleven changemakers have been selected to receive Microsoft and National Geographic AI for Earth Innovation Grants to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand and protect the planet. Each AI for Earth Innovation Grant recipient will be a...
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November
28,
2018
On Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 the government of Indonesia announced the rescue and relocation of a female Sumatran rhino in Kalimantan. The search and rescue operation was undertaken by the National Geographic Society-supported Sumatran Rhino Rescue in...
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October
31,
2018
The Wyss Campaign for Nature will work with the National Geographic Society, The Nature Conservancy, and conservation partners across the globe to protect lands and oceans for current and future generations ...
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October
01,
2018
Building upon 12 years of collaboration, Google and the National Geographic Society today announced the launch of a major new partnership that will address the myriad threats impacting the Earth at this critical juncture in ways only the two organiza...
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September
20,
2018
Today, in advance of World Rhino Day on September 22, five of the world’s leading international conservation organizations announced the formation of a groundbreaking strategic partnership to save the critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros from ex...
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2017
December
22,
2017
On Dec. 4, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the National Geographic Society hosted the annual WWF Fuller Symposium, a day-long event highlighting key challenges and opportunities in conservation science. This year’s symposium focused specifically on...
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October
30,
2017
Scientists and conservationists from around the world were joined by special guests, including eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and legendary recording artist Paul Simon, to celebrate the planet’s first-ever Half-Earth Day on Oct. 23. The all-d...
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2016
May
13,
2016
Today, the National Geographic Society announced its 2016 class of Emerging Explorers, a group of 13 inspiring individuals from around the globe whose unconventional thinking and innovations are changing the world for the better. The Emerging Explore...
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2015
August
12,
2015
A new international analysis of consumer ivory demand released today by the National Geographic Society and GlobeScan presents empirical evidence that there is a substantial ivory market driven by ivory’s perceived suitability for gift giving and the...
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