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Reproductions of the Pinta, Santa Maria, and the Nina sail the Atlantic off the coast of Spain duplicating the first voyage of Christopher Columbus.

Photograph by Bob Sacha

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Awards

The National Geographic Society has been recognizing and promoting the work of talented explorers, scientists, and researchers since 1888.

  • Concepts: africa, buffett awards, conservation, education, exploration, hubbard medal, leadership, lifetime achievement, national geographic society, science, storytelling
FURTHER Film Festival
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FURTHER Film Festival

National Geographic opens the curtain on the second annual FURTHER Film Festival, showcasing the amazing work—and inspired vision—of our explorers in the field. Join the filmmakers and explorers for an inside look at the stories behind the stories. Full film schedule coming soon....

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: exploration, film, film festival
Grants Program
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Grants Program

The National Geographic Society supports exploration, research, conservation, education, storytelling, and technology with a robust grant-making program.

  • Concepts: conservation, education, exploration, explorers, explorers, fieldwork, funding, grant application, grant programs, grants, science, science, scientific research, storytelling
Cave People of the Himalaya
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Cave People of the Himalaya

Learn how scientists uncover the past in the Upper Mustang region of the Himalaya Mountains.

  • Best for: Grades 9+ (ages 14+)
  • Concepts: cave people, exploration, himalaya, national geographic television, upper mustang
Requests for Proposals
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Requests for Proposals

Information about National Geographic Society requests for proposals for research, conservation, education, exploration, and storytelling.

  • Concepts: conservation, education, exploration, explorers, explorers, fieldwork, funding, grant application, grant programs, grants, science, science, science, scientific research, storytelling
Explorer Resources
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Explorer Resources

  • Concepts: education, exploration, explorer, explorers, explorers, fieldwork, funding, grant application, grantee media, grant programs, grants, science, science
What We Fund
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What We Fund

Information about National Geographic Society grants for research, conservation, education, exploration, and storytelling.

  • Concepts: application, conservation, education, exploration, explorers, explorers, fieldwork, funding, grant application, grant programs, grants, national geographic society, research, science, scientific research, storytelling
How to Apply
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How to Apply

Learn how to apply for a grant from the National Geographic Society.

  • Concepts: application, conservation, education, exploration, explorers, explorers, fieldwork, funding, grant application, grant programs, grants, national geographic society, research, science, science, scientific research, storytelling
civilization
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civilization

Civilization describes a complex way of life characterized by urban areas, shared methods of communication, administrative infrastructure, and division of labor.

  • Best for: Grades 5+ (ages 10+)
  • Concepts: architecture, civilizations, class, communication, conflict, culture, exploration, human geography, infrastructure, trade, urban areas
Sciencetelling Bootcamp
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Sciencetelling Bootcamp

Sciencetelling Bootcamp helps explorers learn how to communicate scientific discoveries through written stories, photo, and video.

  • Concepts: exploration, multimedia, photography, science, science, storytelling, training, video, workshops
Adventures in Exploration | Mind of a Genius
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Adventures in Exploration | Mind of a Genius

In this activity-filled event, families will play Kahoot!, watch the fun-filled film Dog Genius, and learn how National Geographic Explorers Steve Ramirez and David Moinina Sengeh are tinkering with memories and exploring how artificial intelligence can improve the lives of people around the world. ...

  • Best for: Ages 7 and up
  • Concepts: adventure, adventure, exploration, science, science
From the Front Lines
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From the Front Lines

Every third Thursday of the month, join us for special monthly happy hours with stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities, lively music, food, and drink specials at our cash bar. Your ticket includes free admission to the National Geographic Museum. Meet the daring an...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: conservation, ecology, exploration
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Adventures in Exploration | Protectors of the Wild
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Adventures in Exploration | Protectors of the Wild

Watch the thrilling film Mission Critical: Orangutans, play Kahoot!, and meet daring and innovative National Geographic Explorers Topher White and Juliana Machado Ferreira, who are using cell phones to stop illegal activity in the rain forest and working to save the wor...

  • Best for: Ages 7 and up
  • Concepts: conservation, environment, exploration, exploration
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Terry Virts | View From Above

Use this collection of resources to engage students before and after a National Geographic student matinee.

  • Best for: Grades 5-8 (ages 10-14)
  • Concepts: character education, climate, exploration, ng live, photography, role models, science, space, student matinee, terry virts
National Geographic Night: Untamed
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National Geographic Night: Untamed

Get an unfiltered look at what it’s like to come face-to-face with wild animals, survive extreme environments, and make unexpected discoveries with filmmaker—and star of National Geographic WILD’s Untamed—FILIPE DEANDRADE, writer/photographer RYAN BELL, and adventur...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: exploration, filipe deandrade, happy hour, krystle wright, nat geo nights, ryan bell, untamed, wild
View From Above
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View From Above

Step back, more than 220 miles from Earth, and experience our planet from a new perspective. Former International Space Station Commander TERRY VIRTS helped to install the outpost’s 360-degree observation module, which not only helped him to take more photos than any astronaut before him,...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: astronauts, exploration, international space station, science, science, space, space, terry virts
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You're the Expert Live
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You're the Expert Live

What does it take to be a National Geographic Explorer? Join comedians APARNA NANCHERLA, MAEVE HIGGINS, and DC's very own BARATUNDE THURSTON and a surprise guest explorer as they discover the answer for themselves. Host CHRIS DUFFY leads a comedic adventure of science and discovery ful...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: chris duffy, comedy, exploration, national geographic explorer, pocast, scientist, scientists, wbur, wbur
Into the Arctic Kingdom
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Into the Arctic Kingdom

His multiyear quest to document the Arctic took photographer FLORIAN SCHULZ to the ends of the Earth. He camped for weeks in jarring winter conditions, accompanied traditional Inuit hunters, and sailed the Arctic waters, all to get an intimate look at life in the Arctic. There, he tracked famil...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: arctic, exploration, explorer, florain schulz, northern lights, polar bears, wild, wildlife
New Voices: The 2017 Fulbright-National Geographic Storytellers
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New Voices: The 2017 Fulbright-National Geographic Storytellers

Four years ago, the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship was launched as a new component of the U.S. Department of State’s Fulbright U.S. Student Program in collaboration with the National Geographic Society to provide opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in ...

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  • Concepts: 2017 fulbright, digital stories, education, exploration, fulbright fellowship, storytellers, travel
National Geographic Society
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National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization committed to exploring and protecting our planet.

  • Concepts: big cats initiative, conservation, education, environment, exploration, explorers, explorers, genographic okavango, grants, national geographic bee, national geographic society, pristine seas, science, storytelling
National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here
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National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here

Where and when did exploration get its start at National Geographic? Find out in "National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here," a permanent exhibition showcasing the greatest hits from our long and storied history of discovery. Go on expedition alongside our scientists, adventurers, an...

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  • Concepts: adventurer, exploration, history, jacques-yves cousteau, jane goodall, machu picchu, mount everest, robert e. peary, scientists, storytellers, storytelling, titanic
Source Lakes Survey
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Source Lakes Survey

From April to May, 2017, the team will conduct lake dives and village surveys in the remote highlands of Angola.

  • Concepts: africa, angola, animal diversity, animals, animal species, conservation, expeditions, expeditions, exploration, fish, habitat protection, habitats, insects, okavango, okavango delta, okavango river, okavango wilderness project, reptiles, research, rivers, science, villages, watershed health, watershed protection, watersheds, wetland conservation, wetland ecosystem, wetland health, wetlands
National Geographic Explorers Festival
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National Geographic Explorers Festival

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: adventure, conservation, exploration, explorers, explorers, explorers festival, festival, science
Red Planet vs. Blue Planet
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Red Planet vs. Blue Planet

Explore this thought-provoking question with some of the world’s best explorers and storytellers as they talk about the future of exploration on this planet and across the galaxy. Our host for the day, the entertaining environmental anthropologist and Nat Geo 2011 Explorer of the Year Kenny Br...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: engineering, engineering, engineering, exploration, explorers, explorers, explorers festival, kenny broad, mars, mars exploration, science, science, stem, stem careers, technology
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Celebration of Exploration
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Celebration of Exploration

Join the biggest names in exploration as we pay tribute to the visionaries who push boundaries and change our world for the better. Festivities will begin with a global culinary adventure featuring an array of cuisines prepared by some of D.C.’s most celebrated chefs like Victor Albisu of Del ...

  • Best for: All
  • Concepts: awards, cuisine, culinary, culinary arts, exploration, explorers, explorers, explorers festival, food, music, washington dc
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