VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
Rewilding, de-extinction, and an old-fashioned change of heart could all help stem the tide of biodiversity loss in our time.
As we reach out across the planet and attempt to exploit it, for better or worse, the cost of our activities appears ever more burdensome. What could be driving such an obviously risky enterprise for our species?
The sixth mass extinction may have begun as a natural shift in the past, but it is increasingly a human problem in the present. In order to avert this recurring tragedy, humanity must learn from the extinctions of the past.
Jon Waterhouse and his team recently undertook a journey to Yakutia in eastern Siberia to bring water testing to the indigenous people of the region. The immensity and character of Russia weren’t the only things that awed them.
The film Snows of the Nile has won a major award, and to celebrate, it is being made available to watch for free!
Sign-up now to show your support in making London a national park in Britain—and be entered into the list of its founders!
Cute hyena photos—no longer an oxymoron! Jessica Vitale reveals a side of hyenas we seldom see.
The Okavango Google Hangout event is over, but you can still watch the recording and catch up on the highlights!
Eric Chen is the grand prize winner of this year’s Google Science Fair for his work on new influenza treatments. As part of his prize, he was invited by National Geographic to tour the Galapagos Islands and encounter all that nature has to offer. For this young biochemist, visiting the cradle of the theory of evolution was a dream come true. National Geographic has been a Google Science Fair partner since it launched four years ago.