In 1888, a club was formed with a mission to explore. Today, that spirit lives on in a new generation of National Geographic explorers. Innovative thinkers who redefine exploration—living the mission and making the world a better place.


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    Google+ Hangout

    In case you missed it, here are some highlights from our hangout with Jane Goodall, Robert Ballard, and other Nat Geo explorers.

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    Frame What Matters

    On January 13, 2013, we'll be handing out thousands of yellow borders in the Times Square area of New York City.

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    A Night of Exploration

    Meet the trailblazers who are working on the frontiers of exploration and innovation, Friday, January 11, at 8PM ET.

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