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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Deny Science at Your Own Peril and Your Pocketbook's

David Hinckley | Posted 01.07.2017 | Science
David Hinckley

If you want to disregard science, says Neil deGrasse Tyson, that's your right as an American. Just don't forget it may come at a cost. It's no secret Tyson stands on the side of science. In fact, he has become one of the country's most prominent faces of science.

National Geographic Magazine, Nonprofit Since 1888, Will Become A For-Profit Enterprise

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.09.2015 | Media

National Geographic magazine, the longtime standard-bearer of environmental journalism, will soon be known as a for-profit enterprise after nearly a c...

Conservationist Makes Artificial Ivory To 'Hunt The People Who Kill Elephants'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.12.2015 | Green

After five years off the airwaves, National Geographic Channel's acclaimed documentary series "Explorer" is coming back. In partnership with National ...

In Case You'd Forgotten, Chameleons Are Amazing

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.11.2015 | Science

Here are a few cool facts about chameleons: They can move their eyes independently, change color at will and shoot out their tongues to twice the leng...

National Geographic Redraws Atlas To Reflect Shrinking Sea Ice

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.10.2015 | World

In yet another sobering sign that climate change is drastically altering our planet, National Geographic has updated its "Atlas of the World" in what ...

Filmmakers Profile Eco-Guards Working To Protect Gorillas In The Congo

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.06.2015 | Green

Nat Geo WILD's second annual "Wild To Inspire" short film competition is underway. The Huffington Post is featuring each of the four finalists sele...

Young Filmmaker Turns His Lens On The Natural Beauty We Often Take For Granted

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.05.2015 | Green

Nat Geo WILD's second annual "Wild To Inspire" short film competition is underway. The Huffington Post is featuring each of the four finalists sele...

Filmmaker Turns His Lens On One Of The Last Healthy Reefs, Because 'We Have To Take Care Of It'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.04.2015 | Green

Nat Geo WILD's second annual "Wild To Inspire" short film competition is underway. The Huffington Post is featuring each of the four finalists sele...

'If Nature Was My Savior, Then Photography Was My Soulmate'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.03.2015 | Green

Nat Geo WILD's second annual "Wild To Inspire" short film competition is underway. The contest is looking for the next generation of wildlife filmmake...

Why We 'Have A Responsibility' To Protect Big Cats

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.28.2014 | Green

It's no secret that big cats are in trouble. Four of the five feline species that fall under that umbrella are endangered or near threatened: snow ...

The Surprising Way To Stave Off Cancer And Alzheimer's Disease

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living

In "Sleepless In America", the latest documentary from National Geographic exploring the significant health issues that arise from getting too little ...

This Is What It's Like To Get Face-To-Face With Lions On The Hunt

Posted 10.17.2014 | Green

Big Cat Week is almost here! Nat Geo WILD's fifth annual tribute to the world's great cats will premier next month. The initiative, part of a broad...

12 Mesmerizing Photos From The 2014 NatGeo Traveler Photo Contest

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.02.2014 | World

Photographers from around the world are sharing their unique and mesmerizing images in an attempt to take the top prize in the 2014 National Geographi...

WATCH: These Cute Baby Bears Are On A Mission To Undress

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

A couple of baby bears with an agenda visited HuffPost Live on Friday. The adorable duo kept reaching for host Caroline Modarressy Tehrani's zipper...

This Slow-Motion Video Of A Chameleon Hunting Is Mesmerizing

Posted 12.07.2013 | Green

What happens when the hunter becomes the hunted? Behold the chameleon, one of many enthralling creatures featured in Nat Geo WILD's newest document...

These Photographs Will Stop You In Your Tracks

Posted 10.14.2013 | Green

National Geographic is known as a beacon of the world's finest photography. But now, the magazine's readers are being asked to document their own live...

PHOTO: Elephant Says Goodbye To An Old Friend

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green

"There is one universal experience, that's death. That is something we are all going to experience at some distance in the lives of loved ones, strang...

PHOTOS: Celebrating 125 Years Of National Geographic Magazine

Posted 09.28.2013 | Green

Believe it or not, National Geographic has been around for 125 wonderful years. The revered travel magazine is celebrating more than a century of p...

Here's Rob Lowe As JFK In 'Killing Kennedy'

Posted 09.12.2013 | TV

"Killing Kennedy" starring Rob Lowe, Michelle Trachtenberg and Ginnifer Goodwin has a new teaser. The National Geographic Channel movie based on Bill ...

PHOTOS: Are These The Coolest Grandparents Ever?

Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty

Photos from most grandparents' pasts typically involve family barbecues in the backyard and game nights on the vinyl-slipcovered couch. But most grand...

Our Greatest Adventures Are Ahead of Us

John Fahey | Posted 03.15.2013 | Science
John Fahey

The revolutionary tools today's explorers are using to "increase and diffuse" knowledge would have seemed like science fiction to our founders. These new technologies are opening up arenas of exploration never before possible, revealing details of cultures once thought lost to science.

Not Good Enough, Not By a Long Shot

Amy Ephron | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Amy Ephron

Todays headline: "Dems to Introduce Gun Control Law on First Day of Congress." But look beneath the headline and find that it's not really a gun control bill at all. It's not even a halfway measure.

Nat Geo's Controversial New TV Show, Wicked Tuna, Debuts

Carl Safina | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Contrary to worst fears, the show's first episode did not glorify the fishing. Contrary to romanticizing the fishery, I felt, the show can make one feel that this isn't an attractive way to try to turn a profit.

Will National Geographic TV's Wicked Tuna Be Better Than Advertised?

Carl Safina | Posted 03.30.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

National Geographic is committed to the big picture. Conservation concerns will be part of the project. That's their promise so let's take them at their word.

National Geographic Channel, In Race for Bottom, Adds Killing Endangered Species to New Season Entertainment Lineup

Carl Safina | Posted 03.16.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Well, people, what an incredibly long drop it's been since the electrifying National Geographic TV specials of my youth, whose mere opening theme notes would raise the hair on my neck.