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“While the model of social distancing may work for many cities, it doesn’t really work in ours.” https://on.natgeo.com/3ghZiKQ
Sperm whales are louder than any animal on Earth—a skill that might come in handy against orcas
Explore the many varied ways land animals get from one place to another https://on.natgeo.com/2XwK24q
A herd of southern African giraffes stand against a brilliant pink and red sky in Namibia in this image by Your Shot photographer Dries Alberts
The Demo-2 test flight on May 27 will carry NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station https://on.natgeo.com/2Zy4rZt
What exactly is going on in these cases, and how common are they? Here’s what we know https://on.natgeo.com/36tGvHP
The U.S. could reach 100,000 coronavirus deaths by Memorial Day, but finding the full coronavirus death toll will be a long-term challenge https://on.natgeo.com/2XDTjrt
"This was Squawkzilla. This was a potential horror that was maybe eating other parrots." https://on.natgeo.com/3ghT5i3
See Antarctica like never before—from the back of a humpback whale https://bit.ly/2TwJaeG
Owners that experience long-term stress and anxiety can pass it on to their pooches https://on.natgeo.com/2WX8Umz
As the summer swimming season arrives, creative ways to deal with the challenges of the coronavirus are arising https://on.natgeo.com/2AWFzAg
In this wonderland of biodiversity, the very thing that has defined it—isolation—could be its undoing https://on.natgeo.com/2XvekVc
Starting in the 16th century, French fur traders and brides-to-be sought their fortunes in the colonies—stoking tension with indigenous people https://on.natgeo.com/36qHiJH
Take a visual journey through each milestone, from Yuri Gagarin’s first flight above Earth’s atmosphere to today https://on.natgeo.com/36ncmtY
A pair of bold pigeons have been visiting a photographer's house for several weeks, becoming a welcome distraction and photo subject https://on.natgeo.com/2WX3kRe
Did you know the shell is actually part of a turtle's skeleton? On #WorldTurtleDay, take a moment to appreciate these special animals
“A pandemic is the worst possible way to reduce emissions," says one climate expert. “Technological, behavioral, and structural change is the best and only way to reduce emissions” https://on.natgeo.com/2Zv2k8D
Entanglement in fishing gear is just one likely threat to the world's 400 remaining North Atlantic right whales https://on.natgeo.com/3eh9IZd
The pandemic is halting an ancient festival in Accettura, but townspeople are keeping the tradition alive https://on.natgeo.com/3e7Mhl2
Happy #WorldTurtleDay! As the sunlight pierced the surface of the water, Your Shot photographer Greg Lecoeur waited for the turtles to come close enough to his camera to capture this stunning scene
Here's how to enjoy the benefits of observing winged creatures—while at home and on future travels https://on.natgeo.com/3d0jYVQ
Once eaten to the brink of extinction, giant tortoises rule an ecosystem largely untouched by humans on Aldabra Atoll https://on.natgeo.com/3cW38XT
Animations made of paper take you on a journey through the city's history—from the Stone Age to the present day https://bit.ly/2ZsEQAT
“While the model of social distancing may work for many cities, it doesn’t really work in ours.” https://on.natgeo.com/3ghq7ir
Bumblebees can force plants to flower by making tiny incisions in their leaves—a discovery that has stunned bee scientists https://on.natgeo.com/2M4ANDf
For my swimmer friends: The pool is probably safe. It's the people you need to worry about. via @NatGeo https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/05/pool-probably-safe-its-people-you-need-to-worry-about-cvd/
See how this island changed over the course of nearly three years
Despite lingering trauma, Guam has found a way to forgive the past https://on.natgeo.com/3eer0qe
In this wonderland of biodiversity, the very thing that has defined it—isolation—could be its undoing https://on.natgeo.com/2LSroi0
A pair of bold pigeons have been visiting a photographer's house for several weeks, becoming a welcome distraction and photo subject https://on.natgeo.com/2zcNGZ6
A new court ruling marks the latest in a multi-year tussle over the fate of the legendary shipwreck https://on.natgeo.com/2WWI7XM
One compound in honeybee pheromones suppresses worker bees from crowning another queen. See other ways they influence wild animal behavior https://on.natgeo.com/3gdeIjA
What exactly is going on in these cases, and how common are they? Here’s what we know https://on.natgeo.com/2Xow7gJ
These feline subjects relax against the bright blue buildings of Morocco, jump across ruins in Greece, and watch fishermen curiously in Japan https://on.natgeo.com/3gcLhhG
There's nothing quite like sleeping under the stars https://on.natgeo.com/3gj4kab
Entanglement in fishing gear is just one likely threat to the world's 400 remaining North Atlantic right whales https://on.natgeo.com/36pK2aq
A nurse—and photographer—documents her daily experience of being a frontline medical worker fighting #COVID19 https://on.natgeo.com/2Xjo6JF
Take 30 seconds to watch as two mesmerizing water bubbles crash into each other
“A pandemic is the worst possible way to reduce emissions," says one climate expert. “Technological, behavioral, and structural change is the best and only way to reduce emissions” https://on.natgeo.com/2LRWaqU
Bumblebees can force plants to flower by making tiny incisions in their leaves—a discovery that has stunned bee scientists https://on.natgeo.com/2zbLotc
About the size of a grain of rice, this new species of pygmy seahorse is the first seen in all of the Indian Ocean https://on.natgeo.com/2TtQLdZ
A mother stork watches over her young hatchlings high above waterfall cliffs in Portugal, where photographer Marco A. Bustos captured this moment
A new court ruling marks the latest in a multi-year tussle over the fate of the legendary shipwreck https://on.natgeo.com/3bNCRKd
Only about eight percent of farms in the United States supply food locally. The rest feed a complex network that supplies restaurants and grocery stores across the country https://on.natgeo.com/2LLF6TD
Certain "keystone" species can radically change the diversity of their ecosystem—and their loss can cause cascades of destruction https://on.natgeo.com/2ZsKF1h
Eventually the wild world reclaims what it once called its own https://on.natgeo.com/2ZqFuiq
Some burst in massive explosions, while others burble with liquidy lava, but all volcanoes help scientists decipher our planet’s inner workings https://on.natgeo.com/36hFOS5
Owls aren't the only animals that become active at night https://on.natgeo.com/2WNLOic
See Antarctica like never before—from the back of a humpback whale https://bit.ly/2zk42z1
Urban foraging is an intimate study and interaction with the living world around us https://on.natgeo.com/3gcUFSu
RT @dabeard: Eating less meat during the #COVID19 pandemic? You're not alone. @NatGeo and @MorningConsult show a third of Americans polled

"We shouldn’t be surprised by the continuing emergence of new diseases—some with pandemic potential—if humanity continues with its wholesale destruction of nature" https://on.natgeo.com/3g8VQCh
RT @ryanredcorn: I did a thingy for @NatGeo @AuntyCarpetWeed #osage https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/destinations/north-america/united-states/oklahoma/photography-tells-osage-nation-story-past-and-present/
As you probably know, I am very excited about our @oceanx initiative to explore the ocean and bring it to the world through great media. We’re doing that in partnership with the renowned filmmaker and ocean explorer @JimCameron... (1/3)
 
.and the remarkable team at the @BBC Natural History Unit in a series for the @NatGeo Channel. Tonight at 7:30 my son Mark, who is leading @oceanx media, will be discussing the cutting edge of ocean exploration with some of these partners in a live session... (2/3)
 
 
 
 
 
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