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Aug 11, 2020, 11:00 ET National Geographic Society Names Three New Trustees: Ellen Stofan, Joseph M. DeSimone and Rajiv Shah

The National Geographic Society today announced the election of Ellen Stofan, Joseph M. DeSimone and Rajiv Shah to its board of trustees. Stofan is...


Jul 15, 2020, 14:18 ET National Geographic Society Announces Spring 2020 Young Explorers

The National Geographic Society is proud to announce the spring 2020 cohort of Young Explorer grantees. These 22 young people, between the ages of 16 ...


Jan 14, 2020, 14:19 ET The National Geographic Society Names Dr. Jill Tiefenthaler as Chief Executive Officer

The National Geographic Society board of trustees today named Jill Tiefenthaler as chief executive officer. Dr. Tiefenthaler has served as president...


Dec 09, 2019, 13:44 ET Cientistas classificam as torres de água das montanhas mais importantes e ameaçadas do mundo

Cientistas de todo o mundo avaliaram os 78 sistemas de água baseados em geleiras das montanhas do planeta e, pela primeira vez, os classificaram em...


Dec 09, 2019, 12:57 ET Científicos clasifican los sistemas hídricos de montaña más importantes y más amenazados del mundo

Científicos de todo el mundo han evaluado los 78 sistemas hídricos que dependen de glaciares y, por primera vez, los ordenaron de acuerdo a su...


Dec 09, 2019, 12:34 ET Scientists Rank World's Most Important, Most Threatened Mountain Water Towers

Scientists from around the world have assessed the planet's 78 mountain glacier–based water systems and, for the first time, ranked them in order of...


Aug 13, 2019, 11:18 ET National Geographic Society Names Mara Dell Chief Human Resources Officer

The National Geographic Society today announced the appointment of Mara Dell to the newly created role of chief human resources officer, effective...


Jun 03, 2019, 09:00 ET National Geographic Society Names Kalee Kreider Chief of Content, Communications and Public Affairs

The National Geographic Society today announced the appointment of Kalee Kreider to the newly created role of chief of content, communications and...


Apr 24, 2019, 20:30 ET National Geographic Society e representantes da Campanha pela Natureza se juntam a nações no Canadá para impulsionar um plano global ambicioso para a natureza

Apenas 18 meses antes de líderes mundiais se reunirem na China para finalizar um acordo para enfrentar a perda da biodiversidade, reduzir as taxas...


Apr 24, 2019, 19:26 ET Representantes de la National Geographic Society y de Campaign for Nature aúnan fuerzas con países en Canadá para impulsar una ambiciosa agenda global por la naturaleza

Cuando solo faltan 18 meses para que los líderes mundiales se reúnan en China con el objetivo de finalizar un acuerdo que aborde la pérdida de la...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:30 ET National Geographic Society, Campaign for Nature representatives join nations in Canada to push an ambitious global agenda for nature

With only 18 months left before world leaders meet in China to finalize an agreement to address biodiversity loss, reduce historic rates of wildlife...


Apr 02, 2019, 15:15 ET Afsaneh Beschloss and Kevin J. Maroni Join National Geographic Society Board of Trustees

The National Geographic Society today announced the election of Afsaneh Beschloss and Kevin J. Maroni to its board of trustees. Beschloss is the...


Feb 11, 2019, 08:00 ET National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures Launch Global Search for Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics

National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures have launched a global search for innovative solutions to help tackle the world's single-use plastic...


Jan 29, 2019, 12:46 ET Strive Masiyiwa Elected to National Geographic Society Board of Trustees

The National Geographic Society today announced the election of Strive Masiyiwa to its board of trustees. Masiyiwa is the founder and chairman of the ...


Jan 24, 2019, 16:57 ET National Geographic Society Names Robert Bernard Global Head of Strategic Partnerships

The National Geographic Society today announced the appointment of Robert Bernard as global head of strategic partnerships. In this capacity, Bernard ...


Dec 07, 2018, 11:36 ET National Geographic Society Names Dr. Vicki Phillips Chief Education Officer

The National Geographic Society today announced the appointment of nationally recognized educator Dr. Vicki Phillips to the new role of chief...


Oct 29, 2018, 13:01 ET National Geographic Launches Initiative Connecting College Students with Innovative Changemakers

The National Geographic Society announced its new initiative, National Geographic On Campus, an inspiring event designed to unleash the spirit of...


Oct 03, 2018, 15:45 ET Life on Earth: Creating a Planet in Balance

Building upon 12 years of collaboration, Google and the National Geographic Society have announced the launch of a major new partnership that will...


Sep 20, 2018, 12:02 ET International Conservation Organizations Team Up to Save the Sumatran Rhino

Today, in advance of World Rhino Day on September 22, five of the world's leading international conservation organizations announced the formation of ...


Sep 18, 2018, 09:00 ET National Geographic Chief Scientist: 'Extinction Crisis Unavoidable Unless We Protect Half of Earth by 2050'

With the planet facing an exploding population and unprecedented levels of biodiversity loss, National Geographic Society Executive Vice President...


Sep 12, 2018, 12:28 ET National Geographic Society Board of Trustees Names Tracy R. Wolstencroft President and CEO

The National Geographic Society Board of Trustees today named Tracy R. Wolstencroft president and chief executive officer (CEO). He will assume the...


Jan 31, 2018, 11:38 ET National Geographic Joins Forces with African Parks, the Wyss Foundation and the Republic of Benin to Protect Critical West African Ecosystem

Today, the National Geographic Society, African Parks, the Wyss Foundation and the Republic of Benin announced a groundbreaking partnership to help...


Jan 18, 2018, 12:29 ET Beth Comstock and Lyndon Rive Elected to National Geographic Society Board of Trustees

The National Geographic Society today announced the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees: business and marketing leader Beth Comstock ...


Dec 08, 2017, 12:53 ET National Geographic Society Board of Trustees Endorsed More Than $4 Million in Grants

The National Geographic Society Board of Trustees this week endorsed more than $4 million in grant funding, further strengthening the Society's...


Oct 13, 2017, 11:53 ET Leading Conservationists to Gather in Washington, D.C., to Celebrate Planet's First-Ever Half-Earth Day

The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation today announced the planet's first Half-Earth Day to take place at National Geographic headquarters in...