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Seven years and three animal migrations later, here I am, still in western Wyoming focusing my life around photographing animals that migrate. I sometimes call myself a National Geographic magazine contributing photographer, but I need to pinch myself...
From: National Geographic | By: Joe Riis | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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We take photography for granted now. We snap away on our cellphones and sort through them by the dozens, deleting the ones that aren’t worthy of a 16x9 canvas. We filter, crop, and manipulate, but in doing so it occurs to me that we are losing something....
From: National Geographic | By: Heather Greenwood Davis | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Fresh from being on assignment in Quebec City, I thought I'd make a list of some of my favorite finds. I also realize that while I had a full week to explore the city, not everyone is blessed with that much time. That's why I put together a video itinerary...
From: National Geographic | By: Annie Fitzsimmons | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A desert road trip is something that I look forward to year in and year out. As a neighboring Coloradan, it’s become a staple of the yearly adventure diet. While I may not call Utah my home, there is something there that I can’t live without. Anyone...
From: National Geographic | By: Joey Schusler | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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NASA satellites reveal how quickly solar panels are covering the Gobi Desert as China becomes the world’s leader in solar power.
From: National Geographic | By: Wendy Koch | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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A new video shows a raccoon climbing lesson—a vital skill that allows the North American mammals to escape predators.
From: National Geographic | By: Greta Weber | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Virginia Beach native Peggy Sijswerda can remember when her hometown was a sleepy little city covered in cornfields. Today, acting as editor and publisher of two regional magazines keeps Peggy more than busy, but she still makes time to enjoy all this...
From: National Geographic | By: I Heart My City | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The planets meet up in sunset skies this week, inspiring beautiful photos—where's yours?
From: National Geographic | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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National Geographic Traveler associate editor Susan O'Keefe always thought of Santiago, Chile, as a prelude to skiing in the Andes or hiking through Patagonia. But on a recent trip she was taken in by the city's grand colonial architecture, wide boulevards,...
From: National Geographic | By: Intelligent Travel | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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“We’re watching extinction unfold in front of us,” scientist says of the impact of Brazil’s Balbina Dam.
From: National Geographic | By: Wendy Koch | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The hunt for bearded seal was abnormally short because of melted ice. Native Alaskans worry about losing their traditional foods and culture.
From: National Geographic | By: Julia O’Malley | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Mysterious pits on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko may have formed when the ground beneath them collapsed, say Rosetta mission scientists.
From: National Geographic | By: Michael D. Lemonick | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A poll finds women tend to oppose genetically modified food and animal research, and African Americans are optimistic about population growth, regardless of political party.
From: National Geographic | By: Mark Strauss | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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A rare look beneath the Southern California waves shows young great whites in action.
From: National Geographic | By: Brian Clark Howard | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The Supreme Court ruled against an EPA regulation limiting mercury from power plants. Top emitters in 2013 were in Texas, Missouri, and North Dakota.
From: National Geographic | By: Craig Welch | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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The key, says the author of a new book, is to use water better, close yield gaps, eat less meat, and family planning.
From: National Geographic | By: Simon Worrall | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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It’s International Polychaete Day, so let’s give these humble, but critical-to-the-food-web, animals their day in the spotlight.
From: National Geographic | By: Jane J. Lee | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Shearwaters navigate the open ocean based on their memories of smells that waft in from different directions, a new study suggests.
From: National Geographic | By: Helen Thompson | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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The landscapes of New Zealand's North Island hold cinematic cachet. "The Piano" starred a black-sand surf beach in Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges; Kiwi Andrew Adamson transformed nearby Woodhill Forest into a witch’s camp in "The Lion, the Witch and...
From: National Geographic | By: Intelligent Travel | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Swiss pilot battles exhaustion and weather during endurance mission.
From: National Geographic | By: Brian Clark Howard | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Deep beneath the waves of the Red Sea, scientists have discovered corals that fluoresce in a range of colors, likely because it helps their algae friends.
From: National Geographic | By: Carrie Arnold | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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The sun’s welcome front was advancing, spilling into each successive crack in the dry lake bed until it reached Aaron, still cinched up in his sleeping bag. This was the dawning of day two in the Mojave Desert. Sixteen years ago Aaron had a motocross...
From: National Geographic | By: nadiaboctor | Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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In the mood to celebrate among the masses? There’s nothing quite like an outdoor festival to make the summer season seem official. Here are a few of the @NatGeoTravel team’s favorite open-air festivals to inspire your next trip.
From: National Geographic | By: Leslie Trew Magraw | Monday, June 29, 2015
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For National Geographic Books Senior Editor Barbara A. Noe, going on a run is the best way to get oriented in a new city, and a great way to take in the sights. So lace up your sneaks and read on to get Barbara’s tips on where to run in some of the...
From: National Geographic | By: Barbara A. Noe | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Lodge in nature without sacrificing comfort. > Treehouse Point B&B (Fall City, Washington) Backdrop: The western foothills of the Cascade Mountains, beside the Raging River. Best for: Couples seeking lofty hideaways and Wi-Fi–free nights. Creature...
From: National Geographic | By: Intelligent Travel | Thursday, July 2, 2015
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