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Our planet is at a crossroads. If we don’t act, it could be too late. That's why the National Geographic Explorers Festival brings together innovative scientists, conservationists, explorers, and storytellers 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!


 

Taking The Stage

Festival Schedule

EXPLORER MEETINGS & TRAININGS
Monday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 13
By Invitation Only

EXPLORERS SYMPOSIUM
Thursday, June 14 & Friday, June 15
By Invitation Only | Watch via Live Stream

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC AWARDS
Thursday, June 14 | Lisner Auditorium
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PARTY FOR THE PLANET
Friday, June 15
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SAVING OURSELVES FROM OURSELVES
Saturday, June 16
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FURTHER FILM FESTIVAL
Sunday, June 17
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Explore Together

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TOP IMAGES: Dakota Fine, Randall Scott, Huw James, jeff Martin, E2K Staff

Middle ImageS: Left, Ruthi David, middle and right, Randall Scott