National Geographic - Archive (National Geographic Society)

2018
July
16,
2018
On Monday, Microsoft Corp. and National Geographic announced a new partnership to advance scientific exploration and research on critical environmental challenges with the power of artificial intelligence (AI). The newly created $1 million AI for Ear...
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July
10,
2018
For 130 years, the National Geographic Society has been exploring the planet, making new discoveries and inspiring people around the world to create positive change. To accelerate transformative change and exponential solutions to the world’s biggest...
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June
26,
2018
Nature enthusiasts everywhere have a new reason to celebrate summer — rain or shine — in the great outdoors. The California Academy of Sciences (the Academy) and the National Geographic Society have joined forces to enhance iNaturalist — one of the w...
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June
15,
2018
Pablo Garcia Borboroglu, founder and director of the Global Penguin Society, an organization that worked with the government of Argentina to secure the protection of 3.1 million hectares of penguin habitat in Patagonia, is the 2018 winner of the Nati...
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June
15,
2018
The Lyda Hill Foundation today announced a $1,000,000 grant to the National Geographic Society dedicated to supporting female scientists and explorers. The news was shared with a surprised crowd at the 2018 National Geographic Explorers Festival in W...
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June
08,
2018
To help celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th, the National Geographic Society announced the winners of the Marine Protection Prize. The winners include Paul Ferber of Marine Conservation Cambodia, Badr Idrissi of ATLAN Space and Melissa Garren of P...
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May
17,
2018
For a week beginning today, Endangered Species Day, powerful images of animals at risk from the National Geographic Photo Ark will be featured on billboards in 22 countries and on every continent except Antarctica. This campaign, supported by 31 out-...
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May
16,
2018
Planet or Plastic? Takes Comprehensive Approach to Tackling Major Environmental Crisis, Encompassing Storytelling, Consumer Education & Engagement, Scientific Research and Innovative Partnerships June Issue of National Geographic Magazine Looks in...
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May
10,
2018
Fifty-four geography whizzes from across the United States will gather in Washington, D.C., from May 21 to 23 to take part in the 30th annual National Geographic Bee. The fourth- through eighth-graders, who range in age from 10 to 14, will be competi...
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April
09,
2018
On Friday, April 6, more than 4,600 students competed across the United States and territories in National Geographic State Bees. Each State Bee Champion received a $200 cash prize, the “National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition,” an...
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March
26,
2018
In recognition of their commitment to geographic education, 40 highly respected educators from the United States and Canada have been selected as the 12th group of Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. The 2018 Fello...
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March
08,
2018
For more than 130 years, National Geographic has invested in bold people and transformative ideas across the globe, striving to build a diverse community of explorers working to create a planet in balance. On International Women’s Day, we're celebrat...
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2017
December
05,
2017
The National Geographic Society today announced the opening of registration for the 2017 Marine Protection Prize. The competition will source the best uses of technology and data collection to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fis...
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October
13,
2017
The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation today announced the planet’s first Half-Earth Day to take place at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 23. Studies show that if we conserve half of our land and seas, at least 85 perce...
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October
05,
2017
Alofe, Niue (Thursday, October 5, 2017)—The Government of Niue today announced the creation of a large-scale marine protected area (LSMPA) encompassing 40 percent of the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone. The LSMPA will include Niue, a remote island ...
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October
05,
2017
Malta—The Chilean government announced today at the Our Ocean conference the creation of two new fully protected marine reserves, one around the Juan Fernández Archipelago and another in the area of Cape Horn, covering more than 1 million square kilo...
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September
26,
2017
Photography has been an indispensable tool in National Geographic’s nearly 130-year history of advancing global understanding and inspiring solutions for the greater good. A new exhibition, “Wild: Michael Nichols,” opening at the National Geographic ...
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July
18,
2017
Photo Ark founder and National Geographic Fellow Joel Sartore received the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s Rungius Medal in recognition of his contribution to wildlife and habitat awareness. ...
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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
12,
2017
NGS Internal Communications’ Christian Garland recently spent a week at Photo Camp Greece. At National Geographic Photo Camp, young people from underserved communities, including at-risk and refugee teens, learn how to use photography to tell their o...
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June
07,
2017
The National Geographic Society today announced it is dedicating $50 million from its $1.2 billion endowment to impact investments, furthering its commitment to understanding our planet and generating solutions for a healthy, more sustainable future....
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May
30,
2017
The National Geographic Society today announced the first annual Explorers Festival, a weeklong celebration of exploration, science and innovation, to take place in Washington, D.C., June 12-18. The culmination of the week is a star-studded event...
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May
19,
2017
For many of Earth’s creatures, time is running out. That’s why on Endangered Species Day, the National Geographic Society and the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), the national trade association for the out of home (OOH) advertising ...
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May
15,
2017
WHO/WHAT: 2017 National Geographic Bee The preliminary round of the 29th annual National Geographic Bee was held today, Monday, May 15. The top 10 finishers — from the field of 54 state-level champions who took part in the prelims — will compete i...
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May
11,
2017
The National Geographic Society today announced the expansion of its grants program to better address the most critical issues facing our planet and ensure a healthier, more sustainable future for generations to come. Under its newly diversified, str...
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May
11,
2017
As part of a new cross-platform initiative dedicated to raising awareness about the status of sharks around the world, the National Geographic Museum will open “SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry” on May 24, 2017. Featuring the incredible work o...
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May
08,
2017
WHO/WHAT: 2017 National Geographic Bee Top prize: a $50,000 college scholarship, a lifetime membership in the Society, including a subscription to National Geographic magazine, and an all-expenses-paid Lindblad expedition to the Galápagos Islands ...
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May
04,
2017
Fifty-four geography whizzes from across the United States will gather in Washington, D.C., from May 14 to 17 to take part in the 29th annual National Geographic Bee. The fourth- through eighth-graders, who range in age from 10 to 14, will be competi...
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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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