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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...


Sep 21, 2017, 12:21 ET National Geographic Society Honors President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for his Unwavering Commitment to Conservation

The National Geographic Society today recognized President Juan Manuel Santos of the Republic of Colombia for his unwavering commitment to...


Jan 06, 2016, 08:17 ET National Geographic Launches Yearlong Exploration of the Power of Parks in Celebration of 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

 To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service in 2016, National Geographic...


Dec 15, 2015, 14:02 ET National Geographic Journeys With G Adventures Debuts With 70 Trips For 2016

 Two months after announcing their partnership at a launch event in Toronto, National Geographic and internationally acclaimed tour operator G...


Nov 17, 2015, 12:18 ET 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...


Jan 06, 2015, 10:55 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...


Dec 08, 2011, 10:18 ET Ten Grants That Illuminated the World

National Geographic Grantmaking Reaches 10,000 Mark Excavation of the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu by archaeologist Hiram Bingham. Jane...


Nov 21, 2011, 13:44 ET National Geographic Announces Start of Online Voting for the People's Choice Adventurer of the Year

Partnership with Glenfiddich launches competition for adventure pioneers from around the world National Geographic has announced the launch...


Oct 17, 2011, 15:24 ET King Tut Exhibit Now Open at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Texas debut for landmark exhibition Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, with more than 100 objects from the tomb of King Tut and...


Oct 17, 2011, 13:20 ET National Geographic's 'Digital Nomad' Andrew Evans Embarks on Latest Adventure: Louisiana

Andrew Evans, National Geographic Traveler magazine's "Digital Nomad," has embarked on a culinary and cultural adventure experiencing life in...