See the surprising way National Geographic researchers get suction cup cameras to stick to the backs of manta rays
See the surprising way National Geographic researchers get suction cup cameras to

How Do You Get a Camera to Stick to a Manta Ray? Peanut Butter

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This marks the first time in history that a Polynesian voyaging canoe has sailed around the world. The crew used ancient Polynesian wayfinding techniques, observing the stars, ocean, winds, birds and other signs of nature for direction.
National Geographic Ocean 06/23/2017

Hōkūleʻa Returns Home

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Although they make up less than 1% of the ocean floor, coral reefs support a quarter of all marine species—and they are under dire threat due to climate change.
Glenn Hess
Seb Le Guellec
Adreanna Harrell
Temperature changes around the globe are pushing human pathogens of all kinds into unexpected new areas, raising many new risks for people.
Temperature changes around the globe are pushing human pathogens of all kinds

Warm-water Diseases Spreading to Arctic Thanks to Climate Change

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Jamie Bobo
Linda Thompson
Kim Kontos
Scientists are using the 8,000 years of sediment accumulated in this blue hole to understand whether warmer waters create more intense hurricanes.
James Andrew Miñon
Craig Story
Marion McClellan
Guests in Hotel Arctic’s reflective, modern igloos can listen to the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier creak and groan as it flows towards the sea, slowly filling the fjord with islands of towering ice and snow.
Guests in Hotel Arctics reflective modern igloos can listen to the Sermeq

Top 10 Adventure Lodges Around the World

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Hans Augspurg
Cancun's underwater museum is a collaboration between biologists and artist Jason deCaires Taylor, who created an “urban reef” that fosters diverse marine life.
Cancuns underwater museum is a collaboration between biologists and artist Jason deCaires

10 of the World's Weirdest Museums

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Michèle Villacis G
Relatives of octopus and squid, cuttlefish are known for rapidly changing their skin color, a trick they use for both camouflage and communication.
Relatives of octopus and squid cuttlefish are known for rapidly changing their

Ferocious Fight: Male Cuttlefish Battle Over Mate (Never Before Seen)

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Regena King
Senora Pyles
Lionfish are prolific breeders, which in part makes them one of the leading threats to biodiversity. Nat Geo Explorer Erin Spencer explains how some coastal villages have found an innovative way to take their ocean back: jewelry. #NatGeoFest
Shannon Kelley
June Linarts
Karen Ellis Bow
With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can't go wrong.
With waves awaiting an adventurous spirit and a little guidance you can't go wrong

National Geographic | World's Best Surf Towns

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Scott Ewing
The whale became trapped in the Nepisiguit River in New Brunswick, Canada, likely in search of food, or after an especially high tide.
The whale became trapped in the Nepisiguit River in New Brunswick Canada

Stranded Beluga Whale Rescued, Flown Back to Sea

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LIVE NOW: Top National Geographic Explorers including oceanographer Sylvia A. Earle shine a light on some of the breakthrough discoveries and surprising insights from distant stars and the depths of the sea that are giving us a whole new perspective on just staying where we are. #NatGeoFest
We are LIVE from #NatGeoFest with National Geographic Explorers James Cameron and David Lang.
Fhebii She Sweet
Pick one: Would you rather live in a colony on Mars or in the ocean?

In the coming years, both could be possible.

Join us LIVE NOW as explorers at #NatGeoFest reveal just what it would take for it to work.
Warrick Moore
Barco Blanton
Sean McGriff
To the human eye, these sharks would appear brown, but a special camera lens allows marine biologist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer David Gruber to see them as they see themselves, in glowing color. #NatGeoFest
Patricia Cowan
Roxane Davison
Mike OBrien
Join us tomorrow on a journey from the surface of Mars to the depths of the ocean as we learn from the best and brightest in exploration! #NatGeoFest
Join us tomorrow on a journey from the surface of Mars to

Red Planet vs. Blue Planet | Nat Geo Explorers Festival Live

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Geographer and glaciologist M Jackson is one of the fourteen 2017 National Geographic Emerging Explorers at #NatGeoFest. [ Nationalgeographic.com Link ]
Geographer and glaciologist M Jackson is one of the fourteen 2017 National
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LIVE NOW: Explorers and scientists have always required a lot of help. Now more than ever it's easy for anyone anywhere to lend a hand.
From classroom interviews to scat-sampling hikes, see how you can help advance our scientific understanding of the world and all that's in it. #NatGeoFest
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LIVE NOW: Kick off the celebration and inspiration of #NatGeoFest Day 2 with National Geographic Explorers who are investigating the transformation of our planet from millions of years ago to the present day—including glaciologist M Jackson and underwater photographer Brian Skerry.
Marine invertebrates called pyrosomes are appearing in record numbers in areas where they had rarely been seen before. Pyrosomes create their own light and are also called "fire bodies."
Marine invertebrates called pyrosomes are appearing in record numbers in areas where

Bizarre, Glowing Sea Creatures Bloom in the Pacific

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Arianne Wolfe Peterson
Dawn Hummel
Tim Shirey