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New Species in Polar Seas?

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

What had I seen? Was it a species as yet undescribed by science? In places as remote as the Weddell Sea, it is quite possible to come across unknown animals, but it is also very difficult to know for sure that what you have found is really new.

100 Years Of Change In The Antarctic

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 08.20.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Jean-Baptiste Charcot's expeditions are justly famous for their attention to the creature comforts of men and for success. He explored unknown areas of the Antarctic Peninsula.

PHOTOS: Thank You Somali Pirates For This Fascinating Vacation

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 06.23.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Recently, 148 accomplished travelers aboard National Geographic Explorer found themselves in the historic position of being the largest group of tourists to dock in the Freeport of Monrovia, Liberia since the 1970s.

WATCH: A First Look At Grattan Seamount

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 05.23.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Back on board, I worked to research what I had seen. It soon became apparent that the images I had just shot were the first ever taken of Grattan Seamount.

WATCH: Discovering Seal Sounds In The Antarctic

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 05.02.2012 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

When a big, fast-moving shadow whipped by me about 50 feet down the rocky slope of Booth Island, it brought me up short right away.

Looking Back at 25 Years of Exploration

Lisa Ling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Ling

Sometimes when I watch the news, I see talking heads who shout and tell people what to think. So many news executives underestimate Americans' interest in international news, but Explorer never has.