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Dec 22, 2014, 11:41 ET

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of Year -- National Geographic Channels Holiday Marathons Are Here!

 To keep your days merry and bright, this holiday season National Geographic Channels marathons pack a bite. From claws to jaws, brains to...

Nov 26, 2014, 11:17 ET

The Winter Holidays Will Keep Almost Four In Five Americans Awake At Night

 Millions of Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder — and 73 percent of the nation currently logs less than eight hours of...

Nov 26, 2014, 08:00 ET
National Geographic ''My Town'' Custom Map Puzzle

Give the Gift of Adventure this Holiday with Unique and Personalized Gifts from National Geographic Store

 If you or your loved one has a thirst for travel and adventure and a love of people, places, culture and history — or if you are simply...

Nov 20, 2014, 13:25 ET

National Geographic Channel Brings Food-Related Issues To The Forefront With Key Collaborations

The statistics are sobering: More than 16 million kids in America (one out of five) live in households that struggle to put food on the table. At...

Nov 11, 2014, 18:24 ET

National Geographic Channel To Live-Stream Rosetta Spacecraft's Landing Attempt On Comet Surface

More than 10 years after its launch into space — on a mission to chase down Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko — the Rosetta spacecraft is...

Oct 14, 2014, 15:44 ET
The Future of Food presented by National Geographic, available as an app through iTunes and will be free to download until November 15. 

National Geographic Announces Multiyear Initiative Focusing on Food

 The National Geographic Society announces a multiyear commitment to exploring issues relating to food security and how we create sustainable...

Oct 06, 2014, 13:33 ET

National Geographic Channel Announces Cast Of Upcoming Global Television Event Killing Jesus

 National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) today announced the cast in the upcoming television event Killing Jesus produced by Scott Free...

Sep 30, 2014, 17:33 ET

National Geographic Channel Names Chicago-based Charlie Engelman As The Winner Of Expedition Granted

 Selected by public votes, Charlie Engelman will advance his dream expedition. His winning project, "Get Pumped About Nature," will allow him...

Sep 26, 2014, 09:08 ET
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Increased Fears About Environment, but Little Change in Consumer Behavior, According to New National Geographic/GlobeScan Study

 A new global analysis released today by the National Geographic Society and GlobeScan finds that concern about environmental problems has...

Sep 16, 2014, 09:30 ET

National Geographic Channel Selects 10 Next-Generation Explorers As Expedition Granted Finalists

It's a new era in exploration, as exemplified by the 10 Expedition Granted finalists selected by National Geographic Channel (NGC). In this...

Sep 12, 2014, 12:00 ET

As America's War on Terror Enters a New Phase, Gen. Colin Powell Reflects on America's Military Strategy In Iraq and Afghanistan in New Clip From National Geographic Channel Documentary American War Generals

On the heels of President Obama's announcement that the United States' war on terror is far from over, with new air strikes against ISIS in Iraq,...

Aug 13, 2014, 12:27 ET

For The First Time, National Geographic Channel Gathers The Nation's Leading War Generals For An Unprecedented Look At The History Of The U.S. Army From The Vietnam War To America's War On Al-Qaida

Vietnam. The Cold War. Desert Storm. The Iraq War. The Afghan War. This fall, National Geographic Channel (NGC) gathers 11 active and retired U.S....

Jul 08, 2014, 14:05 ET

National Geographic Channel Series Drugs, Inc. Teams Up With Partnership For Drug-Free Kids For Third Consecutive Year

 From rural towns tormented by addiction to headline-grabbing overdoses, illegal narcotics continue to plague our nation. The $350...

Jul 02, 2014, 12:17 ET

National Geographic Channel Celebrates The '90s with Macarena Day on Wednesday, July 2

National Geographic Channel dubs Wednesday, July 2, Macarena Day and invites the nation to dance through its midweek slump with the craze of the...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:54 ET
National Geographic Channel (NGC) has joined forces with The Free Ride, a company that provides free shuttle rides to beachgoers in the Hamptons and the New Jersey shore. Each of the four cars will be outfitted with '90s wraps and a video iPad inside to play content from NGC's The 90s: The Last Great Decade? The cars will run from now until Wednesday, July 9. The Hamptons route includes Southampton and Easthampton; the Jersey Shore route includes Asbury Park.  (PRNewsFoto/National Geographic Channel)

The Forecast Is Hot, Hot, Hot, But For Nat Geo, This Fourth Of July Weekend Is Ice, Ice Baby

 National Geographic Channel today announced it will kick off July Fourth weekend with the ultimate '90s #TBT ("Throw Back Thursday") party....

Jun 25, 2014, 14:00 ET

Were The '90s The Last Great Decade?

Sandwiched between the Cold War and the war on terror, the '90s were a decade that gave us grunge music, reality TV, the Internet, multiple...

Jun 23, 2014, 14:46 ET

National Geographic Channel Explores Controversial and Polarizing Subcultures That Exist On The American Fringe

White supremacists. Anti-gay churchgoers. Freedom- loving misfits. Gun-toting "hillbillies." Across all 50 states, there are provocative groups...

Jun 23, 2014, 11:38 ET

National Geographic Channel Embarks on a Nationwide Search for the Next Generation of Explorers with Expedition Granted

Move over, Indiana Jones. It's a new day in exploration. National Geographic Channel (NGC) today announced Expedition Granted, a socially fueled...

Jun 17, 2014, 13:31 ET

On the 20th Anniversary of O.J. Simpson's Infamous White Ford Bronco Chase, National Geographic Channel and Kelton Global Release Survey Results Showing 86% of Americans Believe O.J. was Guilty

Twenty years ago today, in the early evening of June 17, 1994, after failing to turn himself in to the Los Angeles Police Department on charges of...

Jun 03, 2014, 12:28 ET

National Geographic Channel Brings Together The Captivating Stories Of Unexpected Newsmakers In The '90s: The Last Great Decade?

 History can happen any day, anytime, anywhere and to anyone. That's a lesson learned by some of the unexpected newsmakers for National...