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Oct 14, 2014, 15:44 ET
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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...

May 20, 2014, 12:10 ET

National Geographic Channel Gathers the Biggest Names in Pop Culture and Politics to Tell the Story of The '90s: The Last Great Decade?

They had us singing, laughing, crying, cheering and reflecting, sometimes all at the same time. They are the some of the most memorable faces and...

May 19, 2014, 12:12 ET

Following An Epic Battle To The Finish In The Season Three Finale Of Hit Series Wicked Tuna, National Geographic Channel To Debut Reel Talk Live -- Network's First Live Talk Show

 An age-old battle wages off the coast of Gloucester, Mass., in the icy waters of the Atlantic. As the final weeks of bluefin season approach...

Apr 23, 2014, 10:26 ET

Rob Lowe to Narrate National Geographic Channel's Three-Night Miniseries Event The '90s: The Last Great Decade?

National Geographic Channels (NGC) announced today that Rob Lowe will return to the network as narrator of the three-night summer miniseries event...

Apr 16, 2014, 09:02 ET
May 2014 issue of National Geographic Magazine, Credit: National Geographic. (PRNewsFoto/National Geographic)

National Geographic Launches Robust Online Portal Exploring Future of Food, NatGeoFood.com

Today, National Geographic launches a Web portal, NatGeoFood.com, dedicated to exploring issues surrounding how we eat today and how we can provide...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:08 ET

National Geographic Channels Announces Leadership Changes

The National Geographic Channels today announced several senior leadership changes at the company. Gary E. Knell, President and CEO of the National...