National Geographic Society

The Callanish Standing Stones, cut from rocks three billion years old. Photo credit: Jim Richardson, National Georgraphic

Cool pics at the Annenberg Space for Photography

The Annenberg Space for Photography Presents the Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years. Organized in collaboration with National Geographic magazine, the exhibit celebrates the iconic publication’s 125 year anniversary. National Geographic magazine is the official […]

10/24/2013

A southern elephant seal barks loudly as it breaks the water's surface. The largest of all seals at up to 8,800 pounds, it gets its name from having a trunk-like snout. Photo taken at Point Henry, Victoria, Australia in 2004 by Jason Edwards, National Geographic.

Exclusive event for KFWB VIPs at Annenberg Space for Photography

KFWB VIP winners will be treated to a private evening at “The Annenberg Space for Photography Presents the Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years.” It’s a private viewing of the exhibition and 30 minute documentary […]

10/07/2013

A southern elephant seal barks loudly as it breaks the water's surface. The largest of all seals at up to 8,800 pounds, it gets its name from having a trunk-like snout. Photo taken at Point Henry, Victoria, Australia in 2004 by Jason Edwards, National Geographic.

Exclusive event for KFWB VIPs at Annenberg Space for Photography

KFWB VIP winners will be treated to a private evening at “The Annenberg Space for Photography Presents the Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years.” It’s a private viewing of the exhibition and 30 minute documentary […]

10/07/2013

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12-year-old boy wins National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gaining confidence as he nailed questions about obscure island chains, bodies of water, global trade and culture, 12-year-old Sathwik Karnik cruised to victory Wednesday in the 2013 National Geographic Bee. Sathwik, of […]

05/22/2013

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A reboot for the National Geographic Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channel, has seen enough of the letters to know how they go. The writer is typically a longtime reader of the magazine, who perhaps recalls the times he leafed through its glossy pages while perched on grandpa’s knee.

04/17/2013

Tahoe Snowboarder Up For NatGeo Award

Jeremy Jones is one of the top snowboarders in the world. He’s powered his career to new levels without the use of helicopters or snowmobiles in some of the gnarliest terrain on earth. And come Jan. 16, the Truckee-based Jones might also become National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year.

11/26/2012

3 TV networks airing Sandy specials on Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) – Less than three weeks after Superstorm Sandy came ashore on the East Coast, three television networks will offer the chance to relive the experience on the same night. PBS’ “Nova” series […]

11/15/2012

War widow sues over film featuring her husband

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A widow of an U.S. Army soldier killed in a blast in Afghanistan has sued Fox Cable Networks and the National Geographic Society over a documentary that showed her husband and […]

11/12/2012

National Geographic to auction famous photos, art

NEW YORK (AP) – National Geographic Society has chronicled scientific expeditions, explorations, archaeology, wildlife and world cultures for more than 100 years, amassing a collection of 11.5 million photos and original illustrations. A small selection […]

10/22/2012

Hutterites want apology for NatGeo television show

(AP) – Leaders of a Hutterite colony are demanding an apology from the National Geographic Society and a pledge that it will never again broadcast a television show they say misrepresented their way of life […]

08/09/2012