National Geographic - Archive (Explorers)

2017
December
10,
2017
With support from the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Explorer Matthew Luskin’s team linked oil palm presence with declining numbers of tigers in Sumatra. ...
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November
01,
2017
With support from the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Explorer Mark Laidre reveals shocking, rarely seen footage of coconut crab predation on a red-footed booby, which could have an important ecological impact. ...
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October
05,
2017
Today, at the Our Ocean conference in Malta, the Government of Niue announced the creation of a large-scale marine protected area (LSMPA) encompassing 40 percent of the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Also at Our Ocean, the Government of Chile ann...
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September
22,
2017
With support from the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Explorer Rebecca Tarvin’s team revealed a complex, evolutionary trend in Neotropical poison frogs. ...
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August
21,
2017
National Geographic Explorers have embarked on many expeditions over the past 70 years to study the phenomena of solar eclipses. On the day of the 2017 total solar eclipse, take a moment to relive footage from the moon’s previous trips between the su...
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June
19,
2017
Partnership will support research and invention, promote conservation, and inspire the next generation of explorers Built on 63 years of collaboration to foster scientific discovery and encourage conservation Partnership Will Have Five Year Foc...
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June
16,
2017
Rosamira Guillen, executive director of Fundación Proyecto Tití, an organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of Colombia’s cotton-top tamarin, is the 2017 winner of the National Geographic Society/Buffett Award for Leadership in Lati...
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June
06,
2017
The National Geographic Society today announced the full talent lineup for its Explorers Festival, a weeklong celebration of exploration, science and innovation in Washington, D.C., June 12-18. This year’s event welcomes a fascinating community of sc...
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May
18,
2017
Statement from the National Geographic Society National Geographic Explorer and investigative reporter Bryan Christy testified today before the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs during a hearing on U.S. interests in Africa. Christy,...
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May
01,
2017
Every year, National Geographic recognizes and supports uniquely gifted and inspiring scientists, conservationists, storytellers and innovators who are changing the world, known as our Emerging Explorers. Today, the National Geographic Society is...
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January
13,
2017
WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2016)— Audiences of all ages will have the chance to experience what it feels like to be a National Geographic explorer with the new exhibition, National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers, opening Feb. 10 at the National Geogr...
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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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January
20,
2016
During a 2014 talk on his exploration of deep-sea coral reefs, Baruch College marine biologist David Gruber showed a video of clunky robotic hands collecting fragile specimens of coral and sponges from the ocean floor. Harvard engineer and roboticist...
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