The mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart may be as close as it’s ever been to being solved—thanks to specially trained forensic dogs.
The mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart may be as close

Exclusive: Bone-Sniffing Dogs to Hunt for Amelia Earhart's Remains

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Peter Tan
Corey Vetland
Matt Barbosa
Nature is all around us—sometimes closer than we think. Join us in celebrating wildlife in our own backyards with #BackyardWarrior. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Nature is all around ussometimes closer than we think Join us in
Harry Halvorsen
Dorothy LaPlante
Autumn Joslin
Photographer Sanket Khuntale captured this moment during “Dahi Handi, a Hindu festival in which young men attempt to form a human pyramid to break a 'Butter Pot' suspended in the air. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Photographer Sanket Khuntale captured this moment during Dahi Handi a Hindu festival
Manish Singh Parihar
Giraffes are well-known as the tallest animals in the world—but they are often forgotten when it comes to conservation. Here's how scientists are working to save them from a "silent extinction."
Giraffes are wellknown as the tallest animals in the worldbut they are

How Do You Save the World's Tallest Animal?

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Antoinette Cumming
Amanda Evans
Charles Sikanyika
From photographing baby pandas in China to exploring a mountaintop cave in Uzbekistan, see how our photographers say hello from the field for #NationalSelfieDay.
From photographing baby pandas in China to exploring a mountaintop cave in

21 National Geographic Selfies for #NationalSelfieDay

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Bensina Mouad
Bonita Norde
Less than 20 percent of the world’s population has set foot in an airplane, but that’s changing dramatically. #UrbanExpeditions
Less than 20 percent of the worlds population has set foot in

Air Travel Could Get Greener Even as Flights Double

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Mary Anne D'Agata
Paul Williams
Photographer Ryo Minemizu has spent 20 years perfecting a technique for photographing plankton barely visible to the naked eye. Take a look at his vivid portraits of the base of the marine food chain.
Photographer Ryo Minemizu has spent 20 years perfecting a technique for photographing

Inside the Secret World of the Ocean's Tiniest Creatures

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Josephine Kooij
Seddrik Sky Out Casts
حيدر جاسم الربيعي
Once, this island had just one tree. Look at it now.
Cliff English
Bob Gray
Brian Osgood
Albert Einstein faces a moral dilemma on the #Genius season finale—will he help create a destructive weapon?
Chris Knoblaugh
Clémentine Raffin
Olivia Andem
It may not have been easy, but photographer Stan Pechner successfully captured the rare spectacle of Yosemite's "fire fall." "It was overcast and snowing an hour before sunset and we had resigned ourselves to not getting the shot," he writes. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
It may not have been easy but photographer Stan Pechner successfully captured
Linda Branscom
Patrick Simmons
Garrett Low
Using special filters, this biologist captures dazzling sights of marine creatures that use bioluminescence or fluorescence in dark habitats. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Kwai Ping Tong
KM Turner Casado
Mika Nisikawa
In a deeply conservative society, some girls dress as boys to attend school, a practice known as "bacha posh." Explorer Shabana Basij-Rasikh knows from experience—and now she's working to bring an end to the tradition.
In a deeply conservative society some girls dress as boys to attend

Inside the Afghan School Where Girls Can Dress Like Girls

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Derrick Gooch
Rob Hicks
John Buchanan
This team's three-year expedition will study sea life below a hundred feet—the dark and rarely seen depths known as the twilight zone.
This teams threeyear expedition will study sea life below a hundred feetthe

Diving Earth's Most Inhospitable Places—With Kids in Tow

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Yvonne Gokul Edwards
Jeff Wulf
Robin McGehee
For 35 years, acoustic ecologist Gordan Hempton has traveled the world recording natural soundscapes. Relax and listen to nature's orchestra in this short film about preserving silence.
For 35 years acoustic ecologist Gordan Hempton has traveled the world recording

He Hears Music in the Quietest Place on Earth—Can You?

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Susanne Ring
Peter Tan
Sean Snider
Your Shot photographer Kate Klingman found that rising early paid off when photographing this landscape in Joshua Tree, California. "As I watched the sun burst over the horizon I smiled and thought 'this is way better than sleeping in,'” she writes. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Your Shot photographer Kate Klingman found that rising early paid off when
Susan Irish Loewen
Rathaina Kamei
Deanna Capdeville
Explore nine thrilling aerial adventures from destinations around the U.S. and across the globe.
Explore nine thrilling aerial adventures from destinations around the US and across

9 Must-Try Aerial Adventures Around the Globe

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Chinnelle Ali
Kwai Ping Tong
Wyatt G Schütz
What happens when dads share parental leave duties? Father and photographer Johan Bävman explores the impact of Sweden's generous policy in his touching photo project.
What happens when dads share parental leave duties Father and photographer Johan

When Dads and Moms Share Parental Leave

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Matt White
Bea Cińska
Kelly Wammes
At this nursing home, residents are delighted by some unconventional visitors.
Nicole Thomas
Pauline Morgan
Ev Hulshouser
The two-hour season finale of #Genius is Tuesday. Catch up with today's marathon of all the episodes, starting now.
Rachel Shanker
Sharon Lee Harris
Patricia Sanchez
Through the rough hands and tired eyes of fathers in the Depression era, these images depict intense care for, and tenderness toward, children.
Through the rough hands and tired eyes of fathers in the Depression

Migrant Fathers: Tender Portraits of Dust Bowl Dads

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Bob Walton
RoseMarie Mucklin
Yvonne Gokul Edwards