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Nov 17, 2015, 12:18 ET
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National Geographic Announces World Legacy Awards Finalists

 The 15 finalists of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards were unveiled today. The World Legacy Awards, a partnership between the...

Sep 29, 2015, 19:00 ET
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G Adventures And National Geographic Partner To Offer New Line Of Travel Experiences

National Geographic and award-winning Canadian tour operator G Adventures have joined forces to launch National Geographic Journeys with G...

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 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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

Nov 25, 2013, 10:34 ET
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National Geographic Expeditions Announces New Family and Student Trips

Give gift of travel with new offerings from National Geographic Student and Family Expeditions and submit image to win trip in Student Photo...

Oct 16, 2013, 10:07 ET
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National Geographic Launches First Explorer-Curated Collection, 'Shop the Road Less Traveled' Online Boutique

Travels of Explorer Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey Inspire Line of Hand-Crafted Goods  Today National Geographic launches Shop the Road...

Oct 01, 2013, 12:27 ET

50 PLACES of a LIFETIME: CANADA - National Geographic Travel Selects Canada for World's First-Ever Digital Super Mag

Huge content experience is unmatched in coverage of one country WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - With the launch of 50 Places of a Lifetime:...

Sep 04, 2013, 10:01 ET

National Geographic Society Announces New Travel Group

Traveler Magazine, Expeditions, Travel Books and Digital Content Merge Editorial and Business Resources and Reinvest in Print Product...

Aug 19, 2013, 12:01 ET
John Fahey will continue as chairman of the board of the National Geographic Society. Photo Credit: Rebecca Hale/National Geographic. (PRNewsFoto/National Geographic Society)

National Geographic Society Names Gary E. Knell President and CEO; John Fahey Continues as Chairman of Board of Trustees

The board of trustees of the National Geographic Society announced today that Gary E. Knell has been selected to succeed John M. Fahey as...

Mar 12, 2013, 12:06 ET
TEDxDeExtinction, hosted by the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 15, is the first public forum on the groundbreaking science surrounding efforts to bring extinct species back to life, and the ethical and conservation issues that may arise.  (PRNewsFoto/National Geographic Society)

TEDxDeExtinction Event, with Support of TED and Hosted by National Geographic, Features Leading Scientists and Conservationists from Around the World

Daylong event on March 15 on science of bringing extinct species back to life will be webcast at livestreamTEDx and...

Jan 10, 2013, 10:04 ET

James Cameron, Jane Goodall, Robert Ballard to Take Part In Google+ Hangout Sunday

Explorers from Around the World to Mark 125th Anniversary of National Geographic  Have you ever wanted to ask a question of the man who...

Dec 14, 2012, 10:03 ET
The January issue of National Geographic magazine, a special issue in celebration of National Geographic Society's 125th anniversary in January, is themed "The New Age of Exploration" and features five covers, a first in the magazine's publishing history.  (PRNewsFoto/National Geographic Society)

National Geographic Celebrates 125 Years With Exploration Issue And Anniversary Special

January 2013 Magazine Features Five Covers Highlighting The Superlatives Of Exploration National Geographic Channels To Premiere Anniversary...

Dec 05, 2012, 00:01 ET
A local guide signals to a lost vehicle in the Sahara Desert during a Genographic Expedition.  (PRNewsFoto/National Geographic Society)

National Geographic Unveils New Phase of Genographic Project: Combines Powerful New Technology, Citizen Science

 The National Geographic Society today announced the next phase of its Genographic Project — the multiyear global research initiative...

Dec 03, 2012, 21:11 ET

National Geographic Ranks No. 1 on Instagram

National Geographic is currently the No. 1 media brand on Instagram, overtaking Teen Vogue over the weekend. It has 588,000 Instagram followers...

Feb 28, 2012, 13:06 ET

Everest Paragliding and Kayaking Pair Selected as National Geographic Adventurers of the Year

National Geographic and Glenfiddich Single Malt Honor Nepali Adventure Pioneers Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa and Sano Babu Sunuwar Everest guide...