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Jul 29, 2015, 18:15 ET

National Geographic Channel Announces A Documentary Event From Award-winning Filmmaker Alex Gibney And His Jigsaw Productions

National Geographic Channel (NGC) and Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney announced today the greenlight of Parched, to be produced by Gibney's...

Jul 29, 2015, 18:00 ET

National Geographic Channel, Imagine Entertainment And RadicalMedia Embark On A Quest To Mars In A Groundbreaking, Global Miniseries Event Red Planet (W.T.)

Of all the planets in our solar system, none has captured our collective imagination like Mars — a mysterious, indelible part of our...

May 04, 2015, 16:45 ET
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National Geographic Surpasses 1 Billion Likes, 17 Million Followers on Instagram; Top Non-Celebrity Account on Social Media Network

National Geographic's Instagram account, @natgeo, is officially the top non-celebrity account on social media and the only media brand among the 20...

Mar 19, 2015, 16:48 ET
"Living in the Age of Airplanes" will be distributed by National Geographic Studios worldwide to giant screen, IMAX(R), digital and museum cinemas beginning April 10, 2015.

National Geographic Studios Presents LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES

This spring, National Geographic Studios presents an immersive new giant screen film experience that offers a fresh perspective on a modern-day...

Mar 05, 2015, 13:00 ET
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National Geographic and ITB Berlin Announce World Legacy Awards Winners

The five winners of the 2015 National Geographic World Legacy Awards were announced today during a colorful awards ceremony held at ITB Berlin. A...

Jan 22, 2015, 12:30 ET
Blue herons are one species of many birds seen in the man-made marshes and lakes collectively known as the Viera Wetlands.

NationalGeographic.com Reveals First 25 Best Nature Experiences Of Florida in New Editorial Hub

NationalGeographic.com today launched its new online hub dedicated to the 50 best wild and natural experiences in Florida. The first 25 experiences...

Jan 06, 2015, 10:55 ET
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National Geographic Society Launches Private Expeditions in Partnership with Virtuoso®

The National Geographic Society announced today the launch of National Geographic Private Expeditions, a new line of trips geared toward...

Jan 06, 2015, 10:28 ET
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National Geographic Society Launches Unique Lodges of the World

The National Geographic Society today announced its newest foray in world-class travel experiences: National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World,...

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
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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....