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How to Create a Music Score for Our Planet loading...
How to Create a Music Score for Our Planet
Following a premiere on Earth Day, this immersive composition will take off with an orchestral tour.
The Most Compelling Photos of Earth loading...
The Most Compelling Photos of Earth
In honour of Earth Day, our photo editors pick their favourite images showcasing our planet's remarkable beauty and immense diversity—and the challenges it faces.
Diamonds From Outer Space Formed Inside a Long-Lost Planet loading...
Diamonds From Outer Space Formed Inside a Long-Lost Planet
A gem-studded meteorite that fell in Sudan offers clues about the protoplanets that likely existed in our solar system's violent past.
Dramatic Photos of Our World From Above loading...
Dramatic Photos of Our World From Above
This photographer provides a bird's-eye view of urban and natural wonders.
Paraglider Soars Over Alaska Glacier In Thrilling Video loading...
Paraglider Soars Over Alaska Glacier In Thrilling Video
Chris Reynolds has flown hundreds of times over the last decade, and he’s not stopping anytime soon.
Why This Giant Crack Opened Up In Kenya loading...
Why This Giant Crack Opened Up In Kenya
The region has yielded a trove of archaeological finds in the past and may border a new continent 50 million years in the future.
75 Percent Of Earth's Land Areas Are Degraded loading...
75 Percent Of Earth's Land Areas Are Degraded
A new report warns that environmental damage threatens the well-being of 3.2 billion people. Yet solutions are within reach.
Why Snow In Eastern Europe Is Turning Orange loading...
Why Snow In Eastern Europe Is Turning Orange
Meteorologists say the sand-spurred phenomenon happens once every five years.
Arctic Sea Ice Is Second-Lowest on Record loading...
Arctic Sea Ice Is Second-Lowest on Record
But the amount of ice found throughout most of the Arctic was even lower than in recent years, except for the region around Japan.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Isn’t What You Think It Is loading...
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Isn’t What You Think It Is
It’s not all bottles and straws—the patch is mostly abandoned fishing gear.
The Wonder of Water in 33 Dreamy Pictures loading...
The Wonder of Water in 33 Dreamy Pictures
Let instant calm wash over you with these stellar submissions to the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.
World's Iconic Buildings Go Dark For Earth Hour loading...
World's Iconic Buildings Go Dark For Earth Hour
Iconic buildings go dark to raise awareness around energy consumption and climate change.

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