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solar energy

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renewable energy

Renewable energy comes from sources that will not be used up in our lifetimes, such as the sun and wind.


The sun is an ordinary star, one of about 100 billion in our galaxy, the Milky Way. This ordinary star makes possible all life in the known universe....

NGM September 2012 Map Supplement

A map of the world's oceans from National Geographic Magazine

Fessenden Oscillator

Picture of Fessenden holding his oscillator

Employer Matching Gifts

Many companies match gifts made by employees—and sometimes even retirees and spouses. You give an amount and your company donates the same.

Corinne Kendall and the White-Backed Vulture | Conservation Heroes | Photo Ark

Corinne Kendall and staff from the Wildlife Conservation Society are satellite-tracking white-backed vultures in southern Tanzania.

1898 Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell assumes National Geographic’s presidency.

1916 National Park Service

National Geographic helps draft legislation to establish the National Park Service in the United States.

1924 Carlsbad Caverns

National Geographic–supported explorations of the Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico help it become part of the U.S national park system.

1956 Russel Cave

National Geographic excavates an important archaeological site in Alabama and, 5 years later, buys the site and deeds it to the U.S. National Park Ser...

1962 First Orbital Flight

John Glenn carries the National Geographic flag on the first U.S. manned orbital space flight.

1967 Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey begins a long-term National Geographic–funded study of mountain gorillas in Rwanda.

Group Sales

At National Geographic, we offer you and your group a wonderful opportunity to see, hear, and explore world-class exhibitions.

Geo-Education: Essential Preparation for an Interconnected World

National Geographic has adopted a new term for teaching students about our world and is launching the Geo-Education Initiative to improve education th...