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June 8-14, 2019
Washington, DC

Our planet is at a crossroads. If we don’t act now, it could be too late. That's why the National Geographic Explorers Festival brings together innovative scientists, conservationists, explorers, educators, storytellers, and changemakers from around the world to share their discoveries, insights, and solutions for creating a more sustainable future. Discover how you can join them in changing the world!



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IMAGES: sam kittner, Randall Scott