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Brazil, South America
Colorful sea fans, fish, and gigantic sponges found in murky waters. One scientist says the reef has the most amazing animals she’s ever seen on an expedition.
National Geographic
 | Science
April 22, 2016
World
At the heart of a brilliant elliptical galaxy sits one of the most massive black holes ever discovered.
National Geographic
 | Space
February 18, 2016
World
Changes to weather, agriculture, and health disproportionately affect poorer countries.
National Geographic
 | Environment
December 01, 2015
Russia, Europe
A new genetic analysis suggests that the recently discovered Denisovans lived in Eurasia for millennia.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
November 17, 2015
Egypt, Africa
Secret doors may conceal the burial chamber of Queen Nefertiti, but tantalizing clues await further testing.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
September 29, 2015
World
Across the globe, cities are tackling climate change by shifting away from coal, oil, and natural gas. Yet a survey shows they’re now at very different stages.
National Geographic
 | Environment
September 22, 2015
South Africa, Africa
Scientists have discovered a new species of human ancestor deep in a South African cave, adding a baffling new branch to the family tree.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
September 12, 2015
World
Thursday, August 13, is Earth Overshoot Day, when resource use is expected to outstrip the capacity for production - and it's getting earlier every year.
National Geographic
 | Environment
August 18, 2015
Switzerland, Europe, World
It is the longest and most dangerous leg of the journey so far.
National Geographic
 | Innovation
June 01, 2015
World
Australia, New Zealand, and South America are among the hardest hit as rising temperatures could drive the extinction of one in six species worldwide.
National Geographic
 | Environment
May 04, 2015
China, Asia
Until now, the assumption was that prehistoric reptiles took to the skies in one of two different ways, but Yi went for both options.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
April 30, 2015
Asia
Climbing without bottled oxygen or Sherpa support, team tackles unclimbed line on Northeast Face.
National Geographic
 | Adventure
April 13, 2015
World
It's no surprise that, in an era of rapid change, island nations will be among the first to feel the effects of climate change.
National Geographic
 | Environment
April 09, 2015
New Zealand, Oceania
A writer discovers a world of natural splendor beyond the urban jungle of New Zealand's largest city.
National Geographic
 | Travel
April 01, 2015
United States, North America
The mission is a stepping-stone toward human exploration of Mars, as well as a chance to test planetary defense strategies.
National Geographic
 | Space
March 30, 2015
World
The enormous bulge at the moon's equator suggests Ganymede's poles have shifted by 90 degrees.
National Geographic
 | Space
March 27, 2015
World
As the theory goes, a second generation of inner worlds - the ones we see today - would then have formed from the chaotic planetary wreckage left behind.
National Geographic
 | Space
March 25, 2015
United States, North America
In an increasing number of cities, bus riders experience the clean, quiet ride of electric buses.
National Geographic
 | Environment
March 13, 2015
Antarctica
The next big destination on Pugh's record-setting Five Swims for One Reason expedition is Moscow, where he will attempt to convince Russia to spearhead an effort to create a Ross Sea Marine Protected Area.
National Geographic
 | Adventure
March 10, 2015
World
The ancient sea covered a fifth of the planet's surface, to a depth of at least a mile.
National Geographic
 | Space
March 06, 2015
Honduras, North America
In search for legendary City of the Monkey God, explorers find the untouched ruins of a vanished culture.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
March 04, 2015
World
Astronomers found a cosmic monster that pushes theories of the early universe to the limit.
National Geographic
 | Space
February 26, 2015
China, Asia
Pop-up photography? 3-D pop-up? It's tricky coming up with one label to describe the works of art that Colette Fu creates.
National Geographic
 | Arts
February 24, 2015
Europe
The hardy teeth of limpets could inspire stronger and lighter race cars and boats, experts say.
National Geographic
 | Science
February 22, 2015
World
Fighting climate change by pulling CO2 out of the atmosphere makes sense. Blocking the sun, not so much.
National Geographic
 | Environment
February 11, 2015
United States, North America
The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.
National Geographic
 | Science
February 09, 2015
World
Here are four arid regions looking to renewables for the energy-intensive work of squeezing drinkable water from the ocean.
National Geographic
 | Environment
February 04, 2015
World
As Saturn swans into sight for stargazers, the sun blasts its largest moon.
National Geographic
 | Space
February 02, 2015
World
Photojournalist Christian Ziegler witnessed surprising relationships between pitcher plants and the creatures living around them.
National Geographic
 | Science
January 30, 2015
Belize, South America
The main structure rests beside a deep pool where pilgrims offered sacrifices to the Maya water god, and perhaps also to the demons of the underworld.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
January 28, 2015
Syria, Turkey, Asia, Middle East
Photographer Jodi Hilton visited Syrian refugee camps in Turkey, where she encountered women who displayed the last of a fading art form - facial tattoos.
National Geographic
 | Society
January 23, 2015
United States, North America
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson finish their quest to be the first to free climb the Dawn Wall.
National Geographic
 | Adventure
January 16, 2015
China, Asia
Massive earthen structures once sheltered clans from warlords and bandits. Can they be prototypes for green buildings?
National Geographic
 | Travel
January 04, 2015
World
Looking for the best holiday light displays around the world? From Brussels to Hong Kong, here are the suggestions from National Geographic.
National Geographic
 | Travel
December 21, 2014
World, Hong Kong, Singapore, Belgium, Europe, Asia
This year's category winners all had one thing in common: they tell a story.
National Geographic
 | Photography
December 18, 2014
Tanzania, Africa
We are what we eat: hunting the Hadza way with bows, arrows, and ingenuity.
National Geographic
 | Society
December 12, 2014
World
A new, free digital archive of Einstein's personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.
National Geographic
 | Stories
December 07, 2014
World, France, Europe, Colombia, South America, Japan, Asia, Taiwan, Romania, Canada, North America, United States, Tunisia, Africa, Peru, India, Jamaica, Switzerland, Burma, Argentina, Australia, Denmark
Whether it's India's literary hub or the majestic mountains of Switzerland, these go-now destinations will send you packing.
National Geographic
 | Travel
November 24, 2014
China, Asia
Technology yields new insight into how the emperor produced an army for eternity.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
November 18, 2014
China, Asia
The Cartorhynchus lenticarpus was adapted for both land and sea.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
November 10, 2014
United States, North America
Paul D. Miller synthesizes art, music and data to spotlight environmental issues.
National Geographic
 | Environment
November 06, 2014
United States, North America
An outflow at Kilauea that began in June now threatens to engulf houses and a highway.
National Geographic
 | Environment
November 02, 2014
World
Fashion designer Michael Kors says the solution depends on strengthening community.
National Geographic
 | Society
October 24, 2014
Italy, Europe
Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.
National Geographic
 | Stories
October 19, 2014
China, Asia
Let's face it: China is becoming the biggest at everything.
National Geographic
 | Travel
October 15, 2014
Georgia, Europe
Photographer Aaron Huey offers a glimpse into his Georgian travel diaries.
National Geographic
 | Travel
October 12, 2014
World, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Hungary, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, South Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, Africa, South America, Oceania
Want to know how people deal with the environment nowadays?
National Geographic
 | Environment
October 05, 2014
World
Can we sustain a world with so many mouths to feed?
National Geographic
 | Society
September 29, 2014
Morocco, Africa
A sea monster much more threatening than the great white shark.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
September 22, 2014
United Kingdom, Europe
Neanderthal bones rest in a cave in Gibraltar where a cross-hatched carving was found.
National Geographic
 | Archaeology
September 05, 2014

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