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The Private Sector Must be a Part of the Wildlife Trafficking Solution

John F. Calvelli | Posted 04.04.2016 | Green
John F. Calvelli

For several years now, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have had a laser focus on the issue of wildlife trafficking with the help o...

5 Questions for Dr. Wade Davis on Indigenous Communities and the Paris Climate Talks

Tim Ward | Posted 12.16.2015 | Green
Tim Ward

Wade has studied and lived with Indigenous communities around the world for over forty years. I Interviewed him during the Paris Climate summit about what's at stake for indigenous communities.

NatGeo's 'Wright Brothers vs Curtiss' How Bad Was It? -- Part II

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.05.2016 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

The bias of NatGeo's "Wright Brothers vs Curtiss" is plainly evident in its 70 second opening. The following description, in parentheses, of what appeared onscreen is this writer's, the narration and dialogue, in bold, are verbatim from the broadcast.

NatGeo's "Wright Brothers vs Curtiss" How Bad Was It ?

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 05.31.2016 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

The National Geographic Channel's Wright Brothers vs Curtiss (also referred to by NatGeo as "Wright vs Curtiss") aired this evening (June 1st), and it was -- amazingly -- worse than the trailers and episode clips led us to believe.

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...

Ancient Ink Called Key In New Analysis Of Long-Lost 'Gospel'

Posted 04.10.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/08/2013 11:37 AM EDT on LiveScience A long-lost gospel that casts Judas as a co-con...

Taylor Swift's Shoes Help Set World Record In D.C.

Posted 02.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There are a lot of shoes in the courtyard of the National Geographic Society headquarters. A lot. Enough to set a world record. And some...

'Discoverers on an Old Sphere'

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 03.29.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

One of the hardest parts of preparing an article, and I think most writers will agree with me here, is getting the beginning just right. What's the right "point of entry" to the subject being discussed? What aspect of it should you address first?

The Fire of Adventure

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Zoe P. Strassfield

There are several paintings in the museum of people who donated money or collections, but this one wasn't a typical portrait. The man and woman in the painting were dressed in climbing gear and kneeling on a mountain summit, holding an American flag and the flag of the National Geographic Society.

Exploring "The World and All That's in It"

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.08.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

I won't claim I had no interest in geography before I started reading National Geographic, that's simply not true. But I wasn't aware of all of the things that "geography" could encompass.

Indiana Jones Makes Archaeology Hot in Montreal

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Simona Rabinovitch

Who among us doesn't long for adventure, fortune and glory? Alongside your new BFF Indiana Jones, at this exhibit you'll experience the real stories behind relics like the Holy Grail and decipher ancient scripts.

Women's Stories To Change the World

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

There has never been such an important time for women to step up, support each other and step more into our truth. One powerful way this can happen is by sharing our stories...and sharing them honestly.